On my system, PM/400 downloaded 4 PTF's last night.  The message told me to
load and apply them individually.  I speculate that telling me to do GO PTF
option 8, and specifying *SERVICE would have been more expeditious.

Al

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                    "Jim Franz"
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                    com>                      cc:
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did your system order it??
do you have pm/400  (service director) running?
it can download ptf's or if large enough, order the cd
(when it downloads, it will only download the savf,
not load & apply - you still do that). a message will go to
the designated queue, often qsysopr.

jim franz

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill" <brobins3d@yahoo.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 6:14 PM
Subject: Unexpected PTF Package


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Has anyone ever received a PTF package unrequested?  We're on V4R5 and
received one without us ordering it.  I have great reservations against
installing something I didn't ask for -and- especially something without
any
sort of notation as to why it was sent.

The conspiracy side in me thinks this is one way IBM gets everyone to
install the Fast/400 defeater.

Bill
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