Can we upgrade to CA IPC 15.1 from CA IPC 14.0 skipping CA IPC 15.0?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

Can we upgrade to CA IPC 15.1 from CA IPC 14.0 skipping CA IPC 15.0? 

Environment:
z/OSCA Datacom/DB 15.0CA Datacom CICS Services (DBC) 15.0
Answer:

Yes, it is possible to skip CA IPC 15.0 and upgrade from CA IPC 14.0 to 15.1.

CA IPC 15.1 job VQUPG01 is the job that upgrades the ADRPNL, ADRLIB & ADROUT CA IPC VLS files using the 15.1 CAVQDATV as input.

Additional Information:

As always, when preparing for a product upgrade or install, along with the docops.ca.com product documentation, refer to the product release's README for any additional requirements.

CA IPC 15.1 README is RI88866.

CA IPC 15.0 README is RI64942.

CA Datacom/DB 15.1 README is RI86635.

CA Datacom/DB 15.0 README is RI67375.

For quick links to all of the CA Datacom family of products' READMEs, refer to the "Installation Information (README)" column in the "CA Datacom/CA Ideal/CA IPC Maintenance Grid for z/OS" at https://www.ca.com/us/services-support/ca-support/ca-support-online/product-content/status/detailed-service-pack-info/ca-datacom-ca-ideal-ca-ipc-maintenance-grid-for-zos.html