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Concurrent Compatibility and Code Cross Reference for Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud

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Abstract

This document provides:

1. A link to the latest Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud code.

2. A link to the concurrent compatibility tables which illustrate the upgrades available for Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud code levels.

3. A cross reference table from Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud code release number to code build number.

Content


1. Latest Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud Code

Visit the Microsoft Azure portal to obtain the latest Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud code on Azure (v8.4.3.1)

Visit IBM Fix Central to download the latest Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud code on IBM Cloud (v8.3.1.3)

Visit the AWS Marketplace page for Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud code on AWS (v8.3.1.1)

Please visit the  IBM Support - Software Lifecycle site   to determine the support status of Spectrum Virtualize code levels.

Please take note of the following concurrent compatibility tables which illustrate the supported upgrade paths.

Note: Once an upgrade has completed, it is not possible to downgrade the software to an earlier level without deleting and manually rebuilding the system in its entirety, including restoring all volume data from an external backup.


2. Concurrent Compatibility Tables

Please take note of the following concurrent compatibility tables which illustrate the supported upgrade paths.

This document indicates the recommended concurrent upgrade paths from all previous versions of software to the latest release in each code stream.

Please visit the Spectrum Virtualize Family of Products Inter-System Metro Mirror and Global Mirror Compatibility Cross Reference for information on which cluster software levels can be connected in a partnership.


Key:

YSupported
NNot supported

- Select an old level from the column listed along the left hand side of the table
- Select a new level from the row listed along the top of the table. Clicking on that level will take you to the corresponding code download page.

Click on Your Current Code Stream:

V8.4.3.x

Upgrading From:
To: V8.4.3.1
V8.4.3.1
N/A
V8.4.3.0
Y

V8.3.1.x

Upgrading From:
To: V8.3.1.3
To: V8.4.3.1
V8.3.1.3
N/A
N*
V8.3.1.2
Y
N*
V8.3.1.1
Y
N*
V8.3.1.0
Y
N*

* It is not possible to upgrade to v8.4.3.x as that code level only supports Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on Microsoft Azure.


V8.3.x

Upgrading From:
To: V8.3.0.1
To: V8.3.1.3
To: V8.4.3.1
V8.3.0.1
N/A
Y
N**
V8.3.0.0
Y
N*
N**

* To upgrade from v8.3.0.0 to v8.3.1 you need to step through the latest v8.3.0 PTF.

** It is not possible to upgrade to v8.4.3.x as that code level only supports Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on Microsoft Azure.


V8.1.3.x

Upgrading From:
To: V8.1.3.6
To: V8.3.0.1
To: V8.3.1.3
To: V8.4.3.1
V8.1.3.6
N/A
Y
N*
N**
V8.1.3.5
Y
Y
N*
N**
V8.1.3.4
Y
Y
N*
N**
V8.1.3.3
Y
Y
N*
N**
V8.1.3.2
Y
Y
N*
N**
V8.1.3.1
Y
Y
N*
N**
V8.1.3.0
Y
Y
N*
N**

* To upgrade from v8.1.3 to v8.3.1 you need to step through the latest v8.3.0 PTF.

** It is not possible to upgrade to v8.4.3.x as that code level only supports Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on Microsoft Azure.


V8.1.1.x

Upgrading From:
To: V8.1.1.2
To: V8.1.3.6
To: V8.3.0.1
To: V8.3.1.3
To: V8.4.3.1
V8.1.1.2
N/A
Y
Y
N*
N**
V8.1.1.1
Y
Y
Y
N*
N**
V8.1.1.0
Y
Y
Y
N*
N**

* To upgrade from v8.1.1 to v8.3.1 you need to step through the latest v8.3.0 PTF.

** It is not possible to upgrade to v8.4.3.x as that code level only supports Spectrum Virtualize for Public Cloud on Microsoft Azure.


3. Cross Reference Table

The Spectrum Virtualize Software release code level will display in the cluster information as the code build level:

Release Code Level (V.R.M.F)
Code Build Level
8.4.3.1
155.0.2203230902000
8.4.3.0
155.0.2112092206000
8.3.1.3
150.25.2012041757000
8.3.1.2
150.24.2008101830000
8.3.1.1
150.23.2002261453000
8.3.1.0
150.22.2002051233000
8.3.0.1
149.17.1911191357000
8.3.0.0
149.13.1906271245000
8.1.3.6
143.13.1904231708000
8.1.3.5
143.8.1901082006000
8.1.3.4
143.8.1812181654000
8.1.3.3
143.7.1810081143000
8.1.3.2
143.5.1809111225000
8.1.3.1
143.5.1808081146000
8.1.3.0
143.5.1806231711000
8.1.1.2
140.13.1805101603000
8.1.1.1
140.12.1802211030000
8.1.1.0
140.12.1712211547000

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 May 2022

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