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SI76991 - CRYPTO: Native support for 4769 Cryptographic Co-processor

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Abstract

CRYPTO: Native support for 4769 Cryptographic Co-processor


Pre/Co-Requisite PTF / Fix List

REQ  LICENSED           PTF/FIX  LEVEL

TYPE PROGRAM  RELEASE   NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
---- -------- --------- -------  -------  ------
PRE  5770999  V7R4M0    MF68870   00/00    0000
DIST 5733CY3  V7R4M0    SI76963   NONE     0000
DIST 5770SS1  V7R4M0    SI76966   NONE     0034



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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CCA (Common Cryptographic Architecture) needs to be updated to
include support for the new 4769 Cryptographic Co-processor and
API library.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE76039 :
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This PTF updates CCA and includes changes necessary for the 4769
Cryptographic Co-processor.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE76039 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


If you are not using or do not intend to use a cryptographic
co-processor nothing further needs to be done.

If you are using or intend to use a cryptographic co-processor, follow
these steps:

- End all jobs that are using the CCA APIs in IBM i Option 35.  This
includes the *ADMIN server instance.
- Load and apply the PTF.
- Start the jobs again.

If you are not using or do not intend to use a cryptographic
coprocessor nothing further needs to be done.

If you are using or intend to use a cryptographic coprocessor, follow
these steps:

- End all jobs that are using the CCA APIs in IBM i Option 35.  This
includes the *ADMIN server instance.
- Load and apply the PTF.
- Start the jobs again.





Special Instructions


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THE FOLLOWING ARE SUPERSEDED SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. IF THE SUPERSEDED
PTF HAS ALREADY BEEN APPLIED AND ITS SPECIAL INSTRUCTION FOLLOWED,
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW THAT SPECIAL INSTRUCTION AGAIN.
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF SI76054 :
=================================================

If you are not using or do not intend to use a cryptographic
coprocessor, nothing further needs to be done.

If you are using or intend to use a cryptographic coprocessor, follow
these steps:

- End all jobs that are using the CCA APIs in 5770SS1 Option 35.
This includes the *ADMIN server instance.
- Load and apply the PTF.
- Start the jobs again.


Default Instructions

THIS PTF CAN BE APPLIED IMMEDIATE OR DELAYED.



Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   SI77002      F/QCCA/QC6GETPR-RC0052 FUNCTION CODE QCCA/QC6GETPR RETURN CO
   SI76054      OSP-SECURITY CCA APIs UPDATED FOR D/T 4767
   SI70456      OSP-CCA-INCORROUT UNPREDICTABLE RESULTS WHEN CALLING CSNBOWH

Summary Information

System..............................  i
Models..............................  
Release.............................  V7R4M0
Licensed Program....................  5770SS1
APAR Fixed..........................  View details for APAR SE76039
Superseded by:......................  View fix details for PTF SI81269
Recompile...........................  N
Library.............................  QCCA
MRI Feature ........................  NONE
Cum Level...........................  C2125740


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Modified date:
09 December 2022