IBM i 7.2 – Audit PTF Install History

There was a short statement in the IBM i 7.2 announcementNew PTF improvements for tracking of Security Audit Log. That’s not very clear is it?Starting with IBM i 7.2, you now have the ability to track PTF installation history in the security audit journal. This support extends the QAUDLVL and QAUDLVL2 system values with additional parameters to specify the type of auditing you want the system to do on PTF operations. You can track changes to the system based upon PTF activity on the system, as well as PTF object changes.

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SF99711

Prior to the holidays, there was a discussion on the midrange mailing list regarding the relatively new 7.1 PTF group 99711. Since the discussion included some misconceptions about this special PTF group, I thought it would be good to have a short article about it.

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