IBM BigFix Patch: Reminder: Patches for SLE11 System Z site is deprecating on June 30, 2017

As previously announced, the ‘Patches for SLE11 System Z’ site is to be deprecated by June 30, 2017. BigFix Patch will no longer provide content and support for this site beyond the stated date.

If you are patching SLES 11 on z systems, we encourage you to start using the ‘Patches for SLE 11 on System z Native Tools’ site to continue receiving the latest patch content from BigFix.

Actions to Take:

  • Enable the ‘Patches for SLE 11 on System z Native Tools’ site from the License Overview dashboard and subscribe your endpoints to the site.
  • Review baselines and custom sites that are associated with the non-native tools site. Create new baselines and custom sites using the content from the ‘Patches for SLE 11 on System z Native Tools’ site.
  • Register the SCC download plug-in with your Organization Credentials, which is listed in the SUSE Customer Center or Novell Customer Center. For more information about registering, see

Additional Information:
For information about download plug-ins, see

For more information about custom repositories, see

To view the previous announcement, see

Application Engineering Team
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