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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories PTF and Service
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 25, 2017

IBM i PTF notification

Customer raise an concern on IBMi PTF notification:

1) Customer has set up notifications in Fix Central.
2) Customer review IBM recommend PTFs regularly: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1021480

However, customer noticed some of the single PTFs are not notify via "PTF notification" and "recommend PTFs page"

Customer hit a few incidents, and customer only notice there is such PTF after PMR's advice,


Use Case:

Eg: PTF MF62293 , MF63784, its not listed in IBM recommend PTF website, thus OCBC didn't apply.

Until customer OCBC hit incident, then noticed this PTF is missing.


Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Apr 29, 2020

    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.

  • Guest
    Nov 13, 2018

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM not implement this request. You can set up a work process as described below.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see www.common.org/caac

    For more details about CAAC's role with RFEs, see http://www.ibmsystemsmag.com/Blogs/i-Can/May-2017/COMMON-Americas-Advisory-Council-%28CAAC%29-and-RFEs/

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Nov 15, 2017

    IBM releases a several PTFs almost every day so you most likely get one or more notifications every day.

    Instead of get a notification every day, why not have a work process there you every day check for new released PTFs?
    https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1021943