How do I Receive Enhanced HOLDDATA from BMC?

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    Common Install - z/OS


    Most BMC MainView, Db2 and IMS products


    How do I Receive Enhanced HOLDDATA from BMC?


    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)
    • Apply maintenance (to prevent applying maintenance with known issues)
    • Run the Exception SYSMOD report
    If you downloaded the compressed binary file, use the sample JCL from the SampleUnpack.txt file in the directory  

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


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