New Datacom Level Set 15.1.01 PTFs (LU08365, LU08322, LU08347, LU08360) Now Available!

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09 December 2022

December 9, 2022

 

To:         Datacom Customers

From:     The Broadcom Datacom Product Team

Subject:  General Availability Announcement for Datacom Level Set 15.1.01 PTFs 

 

On behalf of Broadcom, we appreciate your business and the opportunity to provide you with high-quality, innovative software and services.  As part of our ongoing commitment to customer success, we regularly release updated versions of our products. Today, we are pleased to announce that Datacom 15.1 Level Set 15.1.01 PTFs are now available. 

As part of our Continuous Delivery maintenance strategy, Broadcom provides a Level Set PTF that helps you identify your current level of maintenance and features that have been installed. The Level Set PTF includes a requisite list of all published PTFs in the release stream and supersedes previous Level Set PTFs, ensuring that your product is current with maintenance. You can download the Level Set PTFs from Broadcom Support just like any other PTF.

The Level Set PTF:

  • Makes it easier to determine the current maintenance level for your products or minimum level of maintenance that has been applied for your products, separate from SMP/E reporting.
  • Provides an easy method to receive and apply all maintenance up to a specific modification level. You can use this information to determine the last modification level that was installed. Note that additional maintenance may have been installed on top of the modification level.
  • Helps you to understand what features are installed and available for use at your site.

 

Note: The Level Set PTF may not include all available maintenance. Additional maintenance may have been published after the Level Set PTF is published. This maintenance would be included in the next Level Set PTF. We recommend that you use CARS to implement a preventive maintenance strategy at your site. For more information about CARS, see CARS.

 

Since this is the first collection of level sets for the Datacom product family, it includes more than 500 PTFs. Future Level Sets will be smaller. We will determine the cadence of Level Set PTFs based on the volume of maintenance and other factors.

Datacom Products included:

  • Datacom/DB Core Level Set 15.1.01 (LU08365)
  • Datacom CICS Services Level Set 15.1.01 (LU08322)
  • Ideal for Datacom Level Set 15.1.01 (LU08347)
  • IPC Level Set 15.1.01 (LU08360)

Note: A Level Set for Datacom Server is postponed to a future date.

 

The modification level is displayed in various messages and panels with the version string to help you better understand what maintenance has been applied at your site. For example, startup message: “DB00215I – CA Datacom/DB Version 15.1.01”. For questions, please reach out to the Datacom Product Team, or email Dale.Russell@broadcom.com

 

You can download your copy of Datacom 15.1.01 Level Set PTFs from Broadcom Support Online https://support.broadcom.com/. If you have any questions or require assistance please contact Broadcom Customer Care online at https://www.broadcom.com/support/software/contact where you can submit an online request using the Customer Care web form: https://ca-broadcom.wolkenservicedesk.com/web-form?_ga=2.205828371.1432263889.1590607313-713014253.1588711301 .  You can also call Broadcom Customer Care at +1-800-225-5224 in North America or see https://www.broadcom.com/support/software/contact for the local number in your country. 


Should you need any assistance, our Broadcom Services experts can help.  For more information on Broadcom Services and how you can leverage our experience, please visit https://www.broadcom.com/support/ca/services-support/ca-services.


Your success is very important to us, and we look forward to continuing our successful partnership with you.

 

To review Broadcom Support lifecycle policies, please review the Broadcom Support Policy and Terms located at: https://support.broadcom.com/.  

 

Thank you again for your business.