First locate the PTF you need and enter the
SNDPTFORD command, as shown below. Hit the
Enter key to continue.
The next screen will prompt you to verify contact info. Don't change any values.
Enter key to continue.
Verify Contact Information System: LS999 Type changes, press Enter. Company . . . . . . . . . . <<Don't change>> Contact . . . . . . . . . . <<Don't change>>
On the next page select option
1 and hit
Select Reporting Option System: LS999 Problem ID . . . . . . . . . : 9999999999 Current status . . . . . . . : READY Problem . . . . . . . . . . : Fix request Select one of the following: 1. Send service request now 2. Do not send service request 3. Report service request by voice Selection 1 F3=Exit F12=Cancel Alternate load device not found.
You should now see various diagnostic messages displaying in the bottom of your screen and eventually it will convey the percentage left to download.
Once the download is complete run the
GO PTF command and you see see the following screen.
PTF Program Temporary Fix System: LS999 Select one of the following: 1. Load a program temporary fix 2. Apply a program temporary fix 3. Copy a program temporary fix 4. Remove a program temporary fix 5. Display a program temporary fix 6. Order a program temporary fix 7. Install a program temporary fix from a list 8. Install program temporary fix package 9. Copy PTF Cover Letter 10. Display PTF Cover Letter 11. Delete a program temporary fix 12. Work with PTF groups 13. Copy PTF group
Install program temporary fix package. You should be presented with the following screen. Enter
*SERVICE to declare we want to install the PTFs we from IBM's service. Set
Automatic IPL to
N; you can restart later if necessary. Set
Other options to
Y because we want to be prompted for one more screen. Hit the
Install Options for Program Temporary Fixes System: LS999 Type choices, press Enter. Device . . . . . . . . . *SERVICE Name, *SERVICE, *NONE Automatic IPL . . . . . . N Y=Yes N=No Prompt for media . . . . 1 1=Single PTF volume set 2=Multiple PTF volume sets 3=Multiple volume sets and *SERVICE Restart type . . . . . . *SYS *SYS, *FULL Other options . . . . . . Y Y=Yes N=No
Other Install Options screen set the
Apply type to
2 so PTFs can be applied immediately without an IPL. Note this is specific to the
5733OPS PTFs. Not all PTFs can be applied and be working in this fashion. Hit the
Other Install Options System: LS999 Type choices, press Enter. Omit PTFs . . N Y=Yes, N=No Apply type . . 2 1=Set all PTFs delayed 2=Apply immediate, set delayed PTFs 3=Apply only immediate PTFs
The PTF installation process will now start and you should see a screen similar to the following.
PTF Load in Progress System: LS999 Product ID Description 5770SS1 IBM i Bottom Loading PTFs for 2 of 23 licensed programs.
Once it is complete you should have the updates installed.