Is the CA DADS Plus for CICS CTS 5.1 fix RO53206 downward compatible with CICS CTS 3.2?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

The client is planning to migrate from CICS TS 3.2 to CTS 5.1 in a couple of months.

To prepare from the CICS TS 5.1 upgrade the client would like to apply the CICS TS 5.1 compatible APAR RO53206 while still running CICS TS 3.2. IsRO53206 downward compatible with CICS TS 3.2.

Solution:

Yes, the CICS TS 5.1 compatible APAR RO53206 is downward compatible with CICS TS 3.2.

So you can apply RO53206 ahead of time and run with that maintenance level with CICS TS 3.2.