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Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.1



IBM Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.1 has been made generally available on Fix Central and the IBM Passport Advantage website.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description
This section provides an overview on what is new in this release with a description of any new functions or enhancements when applicable.
This section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.
This section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.
This section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.
This section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.
This section contains a link to the known problems (open defects) identified at the time of this release.
Supporting Documentation
Document Description
Click to review the detailed system requirements information for a complete list of hardware requirements, supported operating systems, prerequisites and optional supported software, with component-level details and operating system restrictions.
The information center provides you with user assistance for the product. You can view, browse, and search online information related to the product. You can also visit IBM Product information page the to browse for additional information centers.
Click to review a complete list of the defects (APARs) resolved in this release including a list of resolved defects for the entire version family.
Click to review the Program Directory.


IBM System Modification Program Extended (SMP/E) for z/OS Version 3.5, or later, is required to install Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.1.

For information about additional prerequisites see the Program Directory and the Detailed System Requirements.

Installation Instructions

Review the Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.1 Program Directory before installing the program.

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How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description
This release is a service release of Rational Asset Analyzer for System z 6.1. It contains new features as well as fixes for client-reported and internally found defects.

Problems Solved

Click the Fix List link in the table of contents above to review a list of the problems solved in this release.

Known Side Effects

The following defects were not resolved in this release.



PM64930SQL Select reference is not registered in database.
PM67012Incomplete message on statement scope impact analysis.
PM80545The" Show program tree" view is missing the "Run in Background" button.
PM81948Misaligned highlighting and sometimes extra text viewing source code in RAA with Japanese characters.
PM82862DMH5219E message returned when using RAA if directives are placed incorrectly in httpd.conf.
PM83083Scanning PL/I assets with the compiler-based scanner in can generate rc=12 and leave little error message information.
PM84231Batch jobs (JCL) not shown in application-scoped impact analysis results in RAA
PM86768RAA for System z produces exception viewing source with some '0E' or '0F' character.

Change History

For what's new, see IBM Rational Asset Analyzer What's new in the information center.


Technical Support

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PM25415;PM30417;PM30802;PM30806;PM34607;PM35761;PM37927;PM39241;PM39758;PM40312;PM40344;PM40588;PM41115;PM41225;PM41270;PM41282;PM41291;PM41460;PM41784;PM41814;PM41819;PM42309;PM42806;PM43374;PM44081;PM44099;PM45047;PM46318;PM46883;PM47909;PM48690;PM49244;PM49429;PM49744;PM49985;PM50104;PM50244;PM50847;PM50952;PM50958;PM50960;PM51131;PM51520;PM51557;PM51746;PM52616;PM54135;PM55727;PM55731;PM56098;PM56257;PM56645: PM58326;PM58717;PM58963;PM59105;PM59430;PM59764;PM59913;PM60311;PM60404;PM61301;PM61305;PM61362;PM61860;PM63085;PM63610;PM63614;PM63649;PM63720;PM63752;PM64586;PM64624;PM64984;PM65129;PM65840;PM65848;PM66007;PM66269;PM66955;PM67764;PM68143;PM69649;PM69674;PM70028;PM70527;PM70952;PM71280;PM71347;PM71388;PM71498;PM72745;PM74109;PM74624;PM75017;PM75708;PM77179;PM77506;PM78559;PM78741;PM78759;PM78947;PM81578;PM83569;PM83656;PM83659;PM84057;PM85001;PM85039;PM85047;PM86371;PM86391;PM87555

Document Information

Modified date:
02 August 2018