SAP on IBM i: SAP Support Required PTF Lists have been updated
On November 13th, 2020, IBM i 7.4 TR3 was released along with Db2 for i PTF Group SF99704 Level 10, as well as IBM i 7.3 TR 9 along with Db2 for i PTF Group SF99703 Level 22. You can get a quick overview over the enhancements for IBM i 7.4 at https://www.ibm.com/ibmi/techupdates/i74-TR3 and for IBM i 7.3 at https://www.ibm.com/ibmi/techupdates/i73-TR9. A general entry point for the various Technology Refreshes with their enhancements can be found at https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/1119129/.
The SAP Support Required PTF Lists, formerly known as Information APARs, have been updated to include these new levels. Together with the Technology Refreshes and the Db2 for i PTF groups, the cumulative PTF packages and the High Impact/Pervasive PTF groups were updated. The PTF lists can be found at the following links:
We recommend that you apply the current PTF levels for preventive maintenance whenever you are performing your next scheduled maintenance.
By the way: The November edition of the SAP on IBM i Newsletter has just been mailed. It contains information about the usage of IBM Db2 Mirror for i with SAP applications in highly available environments and securing your 5250 emulation with encryption. If you did not receive it, you can find it in the archive at https://ibm.box.com/saponi-newsletter. You can also subscribe to receive future editions automatically through e-mail.
Did you register already for the SAP on IBM i Webcast on December 2nd, 2020? If you did not do so, you can find more information and register at http://ibm.biz/ibmi-sap-Dec2020. The registration password is ibmisap.