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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories System Management
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 12, 2019

Add links to PTF Cover Letter

Make the PTFid a link to the PTF Cover Letter. Using Administration Runtime Expert to manage patches with a Central System, sending to multiple endpoints. When the report finishes and you drill down into which PTFs are missing it lists the Product and PTFid. I'd like to have that PTDid also be a link to the PTF cover letter so you can easily review it.

It appears all PTF cover letter starts with: "" so just append the PTFid to that and set it as a hyperlink.

As an alternative, add more PTF information about the PTF, if it can be applied immediate or must be delayed until the next IPL is critical information to know.

Use Case:

Improve patching process with enhanced fix-action PTF review.

Idea priority Low
  • Guest
    Dec 1, 2020

    IBM understands this request and will consider it for a future code update, though no commitment is made or implied.