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Common Install - z/OS
Most BMC MainView, Db2 and IMS products
How do I obtain Enhanced HOLDDATA from BMC?
Enhanced HOLDDATA is used for the following purposes:
- To ensure that you do not install PTFs or FMIDs with PTF-in-error (PE) or High Impact or Pervasive (HIPER) conditions
- To monitor critical maintenance and conditions that affect your SMP/E environments
You can download Enhanced HOLDDATA by using any of the following methods:
- Use a web browser
- Use the FTP command line
- Use an FTP batch file. A sample Batch FTP job to retrieve Enhanced HOLDDATA from BMC is included in the member SampleFTP.txt in the ftp://ftp.bmc.com/bmc/holddata directory.
- BMC Internet Service Retrieval (ISR)