Dropping support for z/VM 6.3

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Effective January 1st 2021, VSSI has dropped support for z/VM 6.3. Build 5526 (remaining available on the VSSI FTP /193 disk) is the last build to contain support for z/VM 6.3. VSSI will continue to support z/VM 6.4 for the foreseeable future, and z/VM 7.1 and 7.2 for at least as long as they are […]

DASD Support

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Effective immediately, VSSI will only be providing product CKD support for 3390 disks. The affected disk configurations include: . TPF and z/Linux BASE devices intercepted by the VPARS and ShadowDisk/Z products . VPARS and VTAPE databases used as backing storage 3390 will be the only supported CKD device type going forward; older device types will […]

Dropping support for z/VM 5.4

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Concurrent with IBM dropping support of z/VM 5.4 as of December 31st, 2017, VSSI is also dropping support for z/VM 5.4. Build 5522 (remaining available on the VSSI FTP /193 disk) is the last build to contain support for z/VM 5.4 and 6.2. VSSI will continue to support z/VM 6.3 for the near term, and […]

VSSI now supports cumulative PTF

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We have been rapidly making updates to our products. This activity on our part has resulted in customers having to frequently download large numbers of PTFs in order to keep the product(s) up-to-date. But there is a better way! VSSI now supports cumulative PTF (PTFCUM) packages on the VSSI FTP site. PTFCUM packages contain all […]