Product Updates

z/VM Release 7.1 Support

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Virtual Software Systems Inc, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of VPARS, VTAPE, and Shadowdisk/Z product packages for z/VM Release 7.1.  The new packages contain all product code updates up to Build 550377 (inclusive).  The packages can be downloaded from the VSSI FTP site ftp2.vsoftsys.com (via FTP, SFTP, or HTTPS). User ID & password required, […]

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VSSI package 5524

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VSSI product packages at Build level 5524 are now available. This release has significantly improved RAS (Reliability, Availability, and Serviceability). We have squashed bugs too numerous to mention here, but most of them centered around LOGOFF/FORCE and database close, as well as a raft of VTAPE updates. Customer have reported significantly improved reliability with the […]

Product Updates

VSSI package 5520

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VSSI packages 5520 are now available on the VSSI FTP site. This package includes approximately 107 updates applied against 5518. The bulk of these updates involve the resolution of yet more FORCE/LOGOFF issues, with a smattering of refactoring for LOCK and Console Function Mode (CFM) code consolidation. Additionally, we completed the code transition to Unbased […]

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VSSI introduces VSPTFCUM

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Cumulative PTF maintenance just got a little easier. VSSI has introduced the VSPTFCUM exec in the latest VSTOOLS package (Build Number 322, date 2014-05-03). If you don’t have the latest VSTOOLS, download vstools.vmarc from the VSSI FTP site (your_userid.193) and install it on your VSSI Install disk (via the vsfmtarc exec and the vmarc unpack […]

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VSSI Package 5518

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VSSI packages 5518 (aka the “Happy Monster”) are now available on the VSSI FTP site. We’re very happy to get these puppies out the door. Why, might you ask? Well… . A torturous FORCE-LOGOFF bug was fixed, this time in Loosely-Coupled (LCP) configurations. . Several CP LOCK management issues were resolved. The lock management interface […]