z/VM 6.2 Parallel Sysplex Starter System download process

Qualified PartnerWorld members who have a zPDT development system obtained through a qualified IBM Business Partner working with our Program, can download the following Parallel Sysplex Starter system:

  • z/OS V2R1 ADCD components
  • z/VM 6.2 components
  • Coupling Files
  • Documentation and instructions

Required Prerequisites: In order to use either the z/OS V2R1 Download or the z/VM 6.2 Parallel Sysplex Starter System, you will need to be at zPDT Version 1 Release 5 level of zPDT code.

How to obtain prerequisites: All zPDT 1090 SW updates including zPDT Version 1 Release 5 level of zPDT code, can be obtained for AL L zPDT Customers through ITC. To obtain the updates, visit www.p390store.com and click on the zPDT Software Updates icon. You will need to register with a valid 1090 11S number model type, and serial number. You will then have immediate access to the web site for downloads.

How to request access to the z/VM 6.2 Parallel Sysplex Starter System downloads:

    Approved ISVs with zPDT systems will need to have agreed to the both the Parallel Sysplex Starter System and z/OS ADCD license agreements, and have a signed System z Developer Discount contract on file with IBM prior to receiving access to the Parallel Sysplex Starter System download. All licenses agreements and contract updates are done through the System z Developer Discount offering.

  • Please send a e-mail to and include the following information:
    • Company name:
    • zPDT Serial Number
  • Once all the requirements are met, our support team in Dallas will contact you and provide you with a userid and download instructions.
  • If you are an IBM employee wishing to acquire the z/VM 6.2 Parallel Sysplex Starter System please request by sending a note to

If you have any feedback or questions, please respond to: ztech@us.ibm.com