How to locate CA Common Services General Maintenance Information

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Products

CA 1 Tape Management CA 1 Tape Management - Copycat Utility CA 1 Tape Management - Add-On Options CA Compress Data Compression for MVS CA Compress Data Compression for Fujitsu CA Datacom CA DATACOM - AD CA CIS CA Common Services for z/OS CA 90s Services CA Database Management Solutions for DB2 for z/OS CA Common Product Services Component CA Common Services CA ecoMeter Server Component FOC CA Easytrieve Report Generator for Common Services CA Infocai Maintenance CA IPC Unicenter CA-JCLCheck Common Component CA Mainframe VM Product Manager CA Chorus Software Manager CA On Demand Portal CA Service Desk Manager - Unified Self Service CA PAM Client for Linux for zSeries CA Mainframe Connector for Linux on System z CA Graphical Management Interface CA Web Administrator for Top Secret CA CA- Xpertware CA Datacom/AD

Issue/Introduction

Description:

Using the CA Common Services Maintenance Grid to locate maintenance and product information.

Solution:

For customers that have the responsibility of maintaining CA Common Services software for their company, one of the most helpful resources (which can sometimes be overlooked) is the CA Common Services for z/OS Maintenance Grid. For releases 12, 14, and 14.1 you will find:

  • Product Information Packet
  • Installation and Maintenance Bulletins (Since GA)
  • Cumulative Holddata
  • HIPERs / Product Error Alerts
  • PTFs in Error
  • PTFs Resolving PE (Since GA)
  • Product Document Changes
  • Aggregate Maintenance
  • PTFs Available (Since Last Aggregate Maintenance)

You can access this information directly via the above link, or you can navigate to it via the following CA web sites:

CA Support (support.ca.com)
Support by Product > Select 'CA Common Services for z/OS' > Under the 'All' tab select 'Content Type' > Product Status

CA Communities (communities.ca.com)
Support > Support by Product (mid-page) > Select 'CA Common Services for z/OS' > Under the 'All' tab select 'Content Type' > Product Status

Environment

Release: CA90SV00200-12-Common Services-for z/OS
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