SAP on IBM i: SAP Support Required PTF Lists have been updated
Just recently, IBM i 7.5 TR2 was released along with Db2 for i PTF Group SF99950 Level 4, as well as IBM i 7.4 TR 8 along with Db2 for i PTF Group SF99704 Level 25. You can get a quick overview over the enhancements for IBM i 7.5 at https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ibm-i-75-tr2-enhancements and for IBM i 7.4 at https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ibm-i-74-tr8-enhancements. 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. For IBM i 7.3, the cumulative PTF package and the High Impact/Pervasive PTF group were updated. A few individual PTFs that are not yet part of a PTF group or cumulative PTF package were added as well.
The PTF lists can be found at the following links:
IBM i 7.5: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/sap-support-required-ptf-list-ibm-i-75
IBM i 7.4: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/sap-support-required-ptf-list-ibm-i-74
IBM i 7.3: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/sap-support-required-ptf-list-ibm-i-73
If you want to download the PTF lists to your SAP systems with the help of a program, take a look at our sample program and blog entry from July 18th, 2022.
We recommend that you apply the current PTF levels for preventive maintenance whenever you are performing your next scheduled maintenance.