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  • 1.  SYSVIEW New Product PTF Analysis (LU03153)

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Oct 22, 2021 09:26 AM

    On behalf of Broadcom, we appreciate your business and the opportunity to provide you with high-quality, innovative software and services. As part of our ongoing commitment to customer success under the Continuous Delivery model, we are pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of the following feature PTF:   


    LU03153-New Product PTF Analysis

    This feature PTF adds Product PTF Analysis. Product PTF analysis combines Broadcom PTF tracking elements from your run-time SYSVIEW XML library with maintenance data found in your product SMP/E installation CSI library. Additionally, Product PTF Analysis shows this information for all  Broadcom Mainframe products that have the necessary XML data available.

    Please note that not every product will update XML data for all prior and new fixes at the same time. Consult each product's  documentation for more information.


    SYSVIEW customers with Product PTF Analysis will now be able to -                                                                                                

    • Determine the PTFs and APARs currently applied                                                                                                 
    • View detailed descriptions of published PTFs                                                                                                
    • Compare the PTFs applied on each LPAR by using the Cross System component
    • View detailed SYSMOD information from the SMP/E CSI data set used during installation and maintenance

    Best Regards,

    Rachita Issar

  • 2.  RE: SYSVIEW New Product PTF Analysis (LU03153)

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Feb 15, 2022 04:02 PM
    What a helpful feature! The Gen product team is pleased to share that we have updated our XML data for all prior z/OS PTFs so our users can take full advantage of this PTF Analysis in SYSVIEW. For more details, join the Gen EDGE Community.

    Kim Peelman
    Product Owner, CA Gen

  • 3.  RE: SYSVIEW New Product PTF Analysis (LU03153)
    Best Answer

    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Feb 17, 2022 02:37 PM
    Edited by Lenn Thompson Mar 15, 2022 01:31 PM
    Hi Kim -

    The SYSVIEW Engineering team created a video to help users learn about and adopt Product PTF Analysis. The video is posted on the SYSVIEW Educate YouTube Channel. The video is just over 16 minutes long, and can be viewed here: Product PTF Analysis Using SYSVIEW - YouTube.


    James Bauman
    Staff Technical Writer