Where can I locate the latest APPLYPTF Utility from CA Support Online?

Document ID : KB000027845
Last Modified Date : 23/05/2018
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Downloading the latest version of the APPLYPTF Utility
The APPLYPTF Utility can be download via CA Support Online(CSO).

Below are the steps to download and install the APPLYPTF UTILITY:


1.  Navigate to the following URL:


Note: If the login-bar appears at the top of the page, please login to CSO using your credentials
2.  Click on the ''Download Solution' button.
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3.  The DOWNLOAD STATUS page appears.  Select a folder to save the APPLYPTF Utility package to (i.e. C:\ApplyPTF)

4.  Once the download has completed, you will receive a DOWNLOAD COMPLETE MESSAGE

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Install the APPLYPTF Utility:

1.  If not already downloaded, download the CAZIPXP Utility by following the instructions documented at https://comm.support.ca.com/kb/download-the-latest-cazipxpexe-file/kb000015519.  Download the CAZIPXP Utility to the same directory where the APPLYPTF Utility was downloaded
2.  Via a Command Prompt, navigate to the directory where the APPLYPTF and CAZIPXP utilities were downloaded (i.e. C:\ApplyPTF)
3.  Extract the APPLYPTF package by running the following command

cazipxp -u RO79605.caz

4.  Run the following command 

install_caapps C:\ca_appsw 

This will create a folder called C:\ca_appsw

5.  Copy all the APPLYPTF files from where APPLYPTF was extracted to (i.e. C:\ApplyPTF) to the C:\ca_appsw directory by running the following command

copy apply*.* c:\ca_appsw 
6.  Add the C:\ca_appsw directory to the Windows System Variable Path

7.  From where APPLYPTF was extracted to (i.e. C:\ApplyPTF), run the command 'applyptf' to install the APPLYPTF Utility for the first time

8.  Select the radio button 'Apply PTF to local or remote nodes' and click NEXT

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9.  Browse to the location where APPLYPTF was extracted (i.e. C:\ApplyPTF) and select the RO79605.JCL file.  Click NEXT.

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10.  Click NEXT followed by EXIT once the install is completed

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The APPLYPTF Utility is now installed.