Is that option 8 with the automatic IPL value set to Y ?
On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 11:21 AM, Jim Oberholtzer
> I would recommend, and what I do with my customers:
> Download the cumulative. Remember that includes database and hipers
> when your order it.
> At the same time grab any of the other groups you'll need. Security,
> HTTP, (which includes java), TCP, etc as well as the technology refresh
> group as a minimum. Add to taste/need.
> Put the cumulative and all the groups into an image catalog (remember to
> use "call Qvoifimg parm('imgclgname' '*ALL' 0)" (the last parm is a
> zero) to add all of the files to the image catalog easily.
> Go PTF use option 8 to load them.
> Plan on one very long series of IPLs. You may have to do one manually,
> although most likely not. I'm guessing on a small box it could take an
> hour to apply PTFs.
> You should get everything that way.
> Jim Oberholtzer
> Chief Technical Architect
> Agile Technology Architects
> On 10/26/2012 5:02 PM, Paul Fenstermacher wrote:
>> The wise Dr. F. will hopefully provide lots more info but I can tell you that doing step 3 will automagically do step 4. You can watch the screen and see that it loads 1 of 1 then well start loading XX of XX then will do another IPL. It works very well. When you do step 2 it will tell you that an IPL is necessary to apply TR5 but one IPL will handle all of it.> --
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>> From:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joe Pluta
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>> Subject: Applying TR5
>> I've got a 7.1 system that's about two years behind on PTFs and I need to bring it up to TR5. Can that be done in a single pass? From what I've read here and elsewhere, while that single pass may be lengthy due to a couple of intervening IPLs, it seems like it's basically this:
>> 1. SAVSYS
>> 2. Apply all groups, IPL
>> 3. Apply TR5, IPL
>> 4. Apply cume, IPL
>> Also, IIRC in order to apply TR5, I have to also permanently apply the MF PTFs somewhere, perhaps between steps 2 and 3?
>> Does this seem about right?
>> Also, I seem to remember that if I have a good relationship with your BP, I should ask them for a respin just to have TR5-enabled media.
>> Clearly I've been out of the loop for a bit. Any help would be most appreciated.
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