How to get Broadcom Mainframe Software Maintenance to z/OS
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How to get Broadcom Mainframe Software Maintenance to z/OS


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ACF2 - z/OS ACF2 ACF2 - MISC Data Content Discovery Compliance Event Manager Advanced Authentication Mainframe Top Secret Top Secret - LDAP LDAP SERVER FOR Z/OS


No instructions were provided from Broadcom's Support Portal when downloading maintenance. How does Broadcom Mainframe Software maintenance get to z/OS?


Release : 16.0

Component : ACF2 for z/OS


There are several ways to get Broadcom Mainframe Software maintenance to z/OS. Sites typically already have their preferred methods and defined procedures in place, so it is important to verify which method is already in place. Links to JCL and other examples are only samples and need to be modified for site use.

Option 1: Set up SMP/E Internet Service Retrieval. This is the option recommend by Broadcom Support as it is the most direct method of maintenance download. With this in place, there is no need to go into the support portal in order to download maintenance. There is some setup required. 

Option 2: Download from support site to your PC > FTP to Mainframe (Example provided below) > Run CAUNZIP utility

Option 3: FTP from support site to Mainframe > Run CAUNZIP utility 

FTP from PC to Mainframe Example using Windows Command Prompt or Powershell:

1. Start the Windows command prompt via CMD or use Powershell 
2. CD to the directory with the zip-file
3. Enter the following:

User ( your mainframe logonid
331 Send password please. Password: your mainframe password 
PUT /**your USS directory**