Planned Network Maintenance 04.17.2021

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UPDATE: 04.17.2021 12:00 EDT – Network Maintenance is complete. If there are any issues with FTP/SFTP, please alert your NOC/Firewall Team of the IP address change (see below). Then please direct your favorite browser (HTTPS) over to https://ftp.vsoftsys.com or https://ftp2.vsoftsys.com. You can download packages, and upload dumps from here as well. Thank you, and have […]

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 […]

z/VM Release 7.2 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 7.2.  The new packages contain all product code updates up to fix level 550435 (inclusive).  The packages can be downloaded from the VSSI FTP site ftp2.vsoftsys.com (via FTP, SFTP, or HTTPS). User ID & password required, directory /191. […]

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, […]

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 […]