I believe when using the IBM iPTF site to generate an order for a CUMulative
PTF package, I think they are already doing something like this, because it
requires me to enter the IP address of the system and a userID and password
on that system, so that IBM can connect to that machine... I believe it
polls the system to find out what LPPs are installed and then generates a
CUMe PTF package that contains only PTFs for those LPPs. (but I could be

I don't think this comes into play with the "Group PTFs" however ... :-o

----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Brandt Sr." <pgmr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "'Midrange Systems Technical Discussion'" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2004 9:07 AM
> Subject: RE: Which group PTFs do we need?

> I have offered my services to IBM to pull the current licensed programs
> a machine (partition...) and compare it to the PTF releases and
> automatically list/download the appropriate PTF's to that machine, thus
> automating the process like the windblows update site.
> No response.
> John Brandt
> iStudio400.com
> (903) 523-0708
> Home of iS/ODBC - MSSQL access from iSeries and RPG.

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