Support for z/OS

Comprehensive support for z/OS.
 

Support for mainframe servers

Comprehensive support for zSeries and S/390 servers.
 

IBM Consolidated Service Test Web site

The CST Web site provides you with a way to obtain and install the recommended PTF service for z/OS or OS/390 and their key subsystems together in one package.
 

z/OS and z/OS.e marketing and service announce, availability, and withdrawal dates

Find out about US announcement, general availability, end of marketing, and end of service dates for z/OS, z/OS.e, and OS/390 releases.
 

IBM software support lifecycle

Get end of service dates for IBM software products.
 

z/OS and z/OS.e server support

View a table that shows z/OS, z/OS.e, and OS/390 support for zSeries and S/390 server models by operating system release.
 

z/OS fallback, coexistence, and migration options

View a table that explains your z/OS fallback, coexistence options by operating system release.
 

z/OS availability

It's by design. For decades, z/OS has included basic recovery, availability, and service features as core components of its operating system design. Get the details and find out about new enhancements.
 

Use SMP/E Internet Service Retrieval to get z/OS service

To order and obtain PTFs over the Internet, you should consider using SMP/E Internet Service Retrieval. You can find out more about SMP/E Internet Service Retrieval in the following:


z/OS and OS/390 Enhanced HOLDDATA

Simplify your z/OS and OS/390 service management. IBM has modified the SMP/E report, ERRSYSMODS, to display enhanced HOLDDATA so you can:

  • Identify missing PE and HIPER fixes (APARs and PTFs) easily
  • Perform initial analysis of the impact of available fixes directly from the report
  • Obtain daily updates of this information

z/OS DOC APAR and ++HOLD DOC documentation

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Obtain the latest updates to the z/OS base elements and optional features documentation that result from DOC APARs and PTFs (++HOLD DOC). IBM has gathered these updates so you can:

  • Search all changes
  • Print a documentation update
  • Obtain weekly updates of this information

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