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Prevent GO PTF option 8 from unintentionally IPL'ing the system when ptf's
I would like the ability, for setting a system value (WRKSYSVAL), to change the default parameter on menu PTF option 8,” Install program temporary fix package” from "Y' to “N”. Many times, I just wish to install a cume or group ptf during the week and will IPL the system over the weekend to apply them. To do this you use option 8 from the PTF menu. If I am not careful to change “Automatic IPL” from "Y" to "N" it will end the production system, that is, it will bring your system to a restrictive state, applying the PTFS and IPLing in the middle of the day costing your company time and money waiting for system to come and the DB to rebuild. I know some colleagues over the years that this has happened to.
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