CA provides SMP/e FIXCAT categories for CA Datacom/AD "Using" products to associate any of their PTF(s) required for use with CA Datacom/AD 14.0 or 15.0.

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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An SMP/e FIXCAT is a fix category HOLDDATA that can be used to associate a PTF to a category of software maintenance such as z/OS version, CICS/TS version, or other compatibility requirement.

CA has prepared FIXCATs for CA “Using” products of CA Datacom/AD Versions 14.0 and 15.0:


Fixes required on CA products to run with Datacom/AD V14.


Fixes required on CA products to run with Datacom/AD V15.

With these FIXCAT categories, CA products which use CA Datacom/AD can assign these fix categories when they have a PTF for their product that they determine is required for their use of CA Datacom/AD.

Here is an example of one of the FIXCATs in the HOLDDATA. This is a CA Scheduler Version 11.0 PTF needed for use with CA Datacom/AD Version 15.0: 

  ++HOLD(CCHB000) FMID(CCHB000) FIXCAT                      
 REASON(TR91331 )                                         
 RESOLVER(RO91331)  DATE(16251) .                                                   



Additional Information:

For overall information on FIXCAT HOLDS for CA Products, refer to{1426C7AF-3D50-49C1-ACE7-FCC325DCC1B0}

See TEC610978 “FIXCAT Maintenance”, a very good article showing selection of FIXCAT for CA CSM users (illustrated using a CA IDMS CSI).