IBM System z Software Pricing

Sub-Capacity Corner

Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool Recommended Maintenance

For optimal data collection and reporting in a z/OS sub-capacity environment, IBM recommends that you apply PTFs for the following APARs:

The following APARs do not directly affect SCRT, but you might find them helpful:

For optimal data collection and reporting in a z/VSE sub-capacity environment, IBM recommends that you apply PTFs for the following APARs:

For optimal data collection and reporting in a z/TPF sub-capacity environment please be sure to check the z/TPF Maintenance page for any required service. On that page, select the "XLS" link in the "APAR Data" row of the table, this should launch a spreadsheet. Within the spreadsheet file you may select the “SCRT_APARs” worksheet tab to see the z/TPF APARs which are unique to the sub-capacity environment.

IBM always recommends that you install the most current microcode driver level available. The following microcode patches are available to fix specific problems which affect software pricing, but please be aware that more current microcode levels may be available. Please contact your IBM service representative to coordinate installation of any microcode.

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