The z/VM 6.3 Download provides qualified Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) who have zPDT systems, a base z/VM 6.3 operating system with software maintenance. It is intended for ISVs who need z/VM to support guest systems such as Linux on System z or z/VM for development activities. No customization or configuration is done on the z/VM ADCD Startup.
PLEASE NOTE: The z/VM 6.3 functionality of Single System Image (SSI) and Live Guest Relocation (LGR) have not been tested on the zPDT and are not supported.
Required Prerequisites: In order to use the z/VM 6.3 Download, you will need to be at zPDT Version 1 Release 5 Fixpack 2 level of zPDT code (driver 47.16, version 1-5.47.16).
How to obtain prerequisites: All zPDT 1090 SW updates including zPDT Version 1 Release 5 Fixpack 2 level of zPDT code (driver 47.16, version 1-5.47.16) can be obtained for ALL 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.
z/VM 6.2 Parallel Sysplex Starter System: ISVs wishing to develop applications and tools that take advantage of parallel sysplex, can use the z/VM 6.2 Parallel Sysplex Starter System Parallel Sysplex Starter system which provides a optional starter Parallel Sysplex system configuration.
NOTE: There is an annual US $900 subscription fee for the use of the ADCD SW distributions. This annual fee covers the z/OS, z/VM, and z/VSE, and Parallel System Starter System SW stacks and is regardless if one, two, or all four ADCD stacks are requested.
Important: Important information is found in this disclaimer so Please READ the Disclaimer!!
The z/VM Download is a bundle of z/VM and related products. It is not an IBM program product and is not supported as a product.
Approved ISVs with zPDT based systems will need to have agreed to the z/VM ADCD license agreement, and have a signed System z Developer Discount contract on file with IBM prior to receiving access to the z/VM 6.3 download. All license agreements and contract updates are done through the System z Developer Discount offering.
Products contained in this release
|Component ID||Release||Component Name||Product ID|
|568411201||630||Conversational Monitoring System (CMS)||6VMCMS30|
|568411202||630||Control Program (CP)||6VMCPR30|
|568411205||630||REstructured eXtended eXecutor (REXX)||6VMREX30|
|568411206||630||Transparent Services Access Facility (TSAF)||6VMTSA30|
|568411208||630||Dump Viewing Facility (DVF)||6VMDVF30|
|568411209||630||VM Serviceability Enhancements Staged/Extended (VMSES/E)||6VMSES30|
|568411211||630||Group Control System (GCS)||6VMGCS30|
|568411220||620||Language Environment (LE)||6VMLEN20|
|568819802||620||LE COBOL RTL||6VMLEN20|
|568819803||620||LE PL/I RTL||6VMLEN20|
|568411201||A63||CMS JAPANESE KANJI||6VMCMS30|
|568411202||A63||CP JAPANESE KANJI||6VMCPR30|
|568411204||A63||AVS JAPANESE KANJI||6VMAVS30|
|568411205||A63||REXX JAPANESE KANJI||6VMREX30|
|568411206||A63||TSAF JAPANESE KANJI||6VMTSA30|
|568411208||A63||DVF JAPANESE KANJI||6VMDVF30|
|568411209||A63||VMSES/E JAPANESE KANJI||6VMSES30|
|568411211||A63||GCS JAPANESE KANJI||6VMGCS30|
|568411220||A62||LE JAPANESE KANJI||6VMLEN20|
|568819802||A62||LE COBOL RTL JAPANESE KANJI||6VMLEN20|
|568819803||A62||LE PL/I RTL JAPANESE KANJI||6VMLEN20|
|568411219||620||HCD and HCM for z/VM||6VMHCD20|
|565510400||440||Open Systems Adapter/Support Facility (OSA/SF) for VM||4OSASF40|
|5735FAL00||630||Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) for z/VM||6VMTCP30|
|568411218||630||Performance Toolkit for VM||6VMPTK30|
|576700201||630||Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)||6VMRAC30|
|569623401||36A||VM HLASM TOOLKIT||5696234K|
|569623400||360||VM HILEVEL ASSMBLR||5696234J|
|5654A2200||130||C/C++ COMP Z/VM||5654A22A|
The z/VM 6.3 Download is a special packaging of z/VM software for the exclusive use of product development and support. It is restricted for use by qualified PartnerWorld ISVs who are active participants in the System z Developer Discount offering and have a zPDT system. The z/VM 6.3 Download software stack is licensed to the specific system by zPDT machine type/model serial number and cannot be transferred to any other machine. Use of the z/VM Download software on any other system or software emulator is strictly prohibited and is in violation of the terms and conditions of the z/VM ADCD License agreement and the System z Developer Discount offering.
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