Important news

Date Description
March 23, 2015 HIPER APAR PI35643/PI35642 DATA SEQUENCE ERROR WHEN USING Z/VSE FAST PATH TO LINUX ON SYSTEM Z:
In case you are using the z/VSE Fast Path to Linux on System z (LFP) ensure that PTF UI25399/UI25398 for APAR PI35643/PI35642 is installed. This PTF updates the Linux Fast Path daemon (LFPD). Make sure that you download the WBOOK IJBLFPLX.W and update the LFPD on Linux (using rpm -u). You can also download the latest LFPD code here.
March 10, 2014 Update available for z/VSE's PAV (Parallel Access Volume) support:
APARs DY47396 (for z/VSE 4.3) and DY47501 (for z/VSE 5.1) address and correct several problems in z/VSE's support for PAV (Parallel Access Volume) devices. If you are using or plan to use PAV devices with z/VSE it is strongly recommended to apply these APARs.
July 5, 2013 Improved Stand-Alone Dump Program
APAR DY47471 addresses several problems in the Stand-Alone dump program. After installing PTF UD53951 a rebuild of the Stand Alone Dump program on disk and/or tape is required.
In IUI select
   	4  Problem Handling    
then 	6  Dump Program Utilities   
then	1  Create Standalone Dump Program on Tape  
or	2  Create Standalone Dump Program on Disk
to create a job which will rebuild the Stand-Alone dump program and for disk reformat the IJSYSDU dump file.
July 15, 2009 Updated list of PTFs for ACF/VTAM V4.2 31-bit I/O Buffer support
In 2006 IBM introduced the ACF/VTAM V4.2 31-bit I/O Buffer support. This support needs additional PTFs for its full functionality. For a complete list of PTFs for z/VSE 3.1 or z/VSE 4.1 or z/VSE 4.2 see here.

 

Latest VSE/AF 9.4 APARs for z/VSE V6.2

Last update: April 4, 2018

APAR
Date
PTF Contents
DY47766
2018/03/22
UD54298-62C
UD54299-62G
System Hang waiting for SVA GETVIS services
DY47765
2018/03/22
UD54298-62C
UD54299-62G
Hardwait FED issued if more than 5 tapes fail at the same moment
DY47759
2018/02/22
UD54293-62C 1J017I CRYPTO HARDWARE NOT INSTALLED issued on z196, z114, zBC12, zEC12 during start of BSM
DY47753
2018/02/22
UD54288-62C LBSERV reason code 9999 is ambiguous
DY47750
2018/01/31
UD54279-62C Hardwait FEC when processing generic ASSGN
DY47748
2018/01/23
UD54278-62C IJBCMTRP MONTH=CURRENT shows wrong period for 1st of month
DY47737
2017/12/12
UD54270-62C
UD54271-62G
Hardwait FFF when running out of processor storage using 64-BIT I/O applications
DY47749
2018/01/25
UD54274-62C Correct switching of keys in IJBCRLIB when using crypto cards. This especially affects OpenSSL running under CICS.
DY47737
2017/12/20
UD54270-62C
UD54271-62C

 

VSE/AF 9.4 components

Comp. ID CLC Description
5686-VS6-06 62C VSE/AF 9.4
5686-VS6-07 62C VSE/AF 9.4 MSHP
5686-VS6-08 62C VSE/AF 9.4 Info/Analysis
5686-VS6-09 62C VSE/AF 9.4 IOCP
5686-VS6-06 62J VSE/AF 9.4 Generation Feature
5686-VS6-06 62G VSE/AF 9.4 Macros
5686-VS6-17 62S z/VSE Cryptographic Services
5686-VS6-40 62Y Encryption Facility for z/VSE