How do I Receive Enhanced HOLDDATA from BMC?

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    PRODUCT:

    Common Install - z/OS


    APPLIES TO:

    Most BMC MainView, Db2 and IMS products



    QUESTION:

    How do I Receive Enhanced HOLDDATA from BMC?


    ANSWER:

    You should always receive the latest Enhanced HOLDDATA before you perform any of the following actions:

       
    • Install products (to prevent installing FMIDs with known issues)
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    • Apply maintenance (to prevent applying maintenance with known issues)
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    • Run the Exception SYSMOD report
    If you downloaded the compressed binary file, use the sample JCL from the SampleUnpack.txt file in the directory   ftp://ftp.bmc.com/bmc/holddata  

    To receive the Enhanced HOLDDATA, use the sample JCL as shown below

      


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    Article Number:

    000175439


    Article Type:

    FAQ/Procedural



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