Infrastructure Updates

New Website

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What… Virtual Software Systems, Inc. has a new website? For the longest time we at VSSI have focused primarily on our products & customers.  While our old website served its purpose of conveying important technical information it was a little retro.  We are very pleased to announce the new website with a fresh modern look.  […]

Infrastructure Updates

Decommissioning z/VM FTP Server

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As of April 30th, 2018, VSSI is decommissioning our old FTP server (ftp.vsoftsys.com, residing on z/VM) in favor of our existing Linux FTP server setup (ftp2.vsoftsys.com). This move enhances FTP Services. Our migration schedule is as follows. Date Action 2018-02-14 ftp.vsofsys.com deprecated; FTP banner page will indicate that users should begin using ftp2.vsoftsys.com for VSSI […]

Product Updates

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 Support

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 […]