z/OS V1R13.0 migration and installation

z/OS V1R13 - A smarter operating system (PDF, 83.8KB)

IBM z/OS V1.13 delivers new availability, batch programming, and usability functions. IBM® z/OS® V1.13 and IBM z/OS Management Facility V1.13 include many new capabilities designed to address systems management and operations, batch programming and performance, as well as usability and optimization functions. Your data, applications, and systems are critical; z/OS and z/OSMF can help you manage your systems and optimize your staff.

You can find the following installation information topics on this Web page:

Preview announcement letter for z/OS V2R1

Announcement Letters for z/OS V1R13

IBM fee offerings

IBM Lifecycle Extension for z/OS V1.11

The IBM Lifecycle Extension for z/OS V1.11 (5657-A01) provides fee-based corrective service (a fix, bypass, or restriction to a problem) for up to two years beyond the September 30th 2011 withdrawal of service date for z/OS V1.11 (5694-A01). The Lifecycle Extension for z/OS V1.10 enables z/OS V1.10 users who have not completed their migration to z/OS V1.12 (or z/OS V1.11) to continue to receive corrective service for z/OS V1.10 up through September 30, 2014

Ordering z/OS and related products


You can order products and maintenance for the z/OS platform on the Web. ShopzSeries provides a self-service planning and ordering capability on the Web. You can order system/product upgrades for either ServerPac or CBPDO. ShopzSeries includes the following significant functions:

ShopzSeries support for maintenance includes ordering corrective service by PTFs or APARs and Recommended Service Upgrade (RSU) preventive service. In addition, service orders can be received on traditional media or the Internet. For an RSU order, you can upload your SMP/E CSI installed service inventory, which is used to customize your order and eliminate duplicate service.

IBM has delivered z/OS platform products on DVD starting September 10, 2010. This expands the delivery options available to include Internet, DVD, 3590, and 3592 tape. Installation from DVD will require network connectivity between your z/OS system and a workstation having a DVD drive. Product delivery on all 3480 and 3490 tape media was discontinued October 26, 2010. For more information see the July 22, 2010 IBM United States Software Announcement letter (210-235).

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z/OS V1R13.0 Migration - All supported migration paths
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z/OS V1R13.0 Planning for Installation
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ServerPac Using the Installation Dialog (Dialog Level 24 - June 2011)
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Program Directory For CBPDO Installation and ServerPac Reference z/OS V1.13.0

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