On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 17:42, Pat Barber <mboceanside@xxxxxxx> wrote:
I suspect not, due to IPL's that are involved.

No problem. We're not a 24/7 shop.

A weekly PTF install also sounds pretty excessive,
given that cume tapes only come out on a quarterly
basis as I recall.
(I could be wrong about time frame)

No, the issue is that whenever we have an issue with IBM, we'll have
to install and test through several HIPERs, which usually don't solve
the issue. My idea is to proactively install those, in order to
expedite fixtimes with issues. HIPERs are updated lots and lots -
usually a SNDPTFORD *HIPERPKG will download more than one PTF after a

A scheduled SNDPTFORD and then GO PTF / 8 / IPL is easy enough to do,
but i'd prefer a completely automatic approach.

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