z/VM Installation Resources

This page provides links and information for z/VM installation and to other online resources.

Installation Resources
7.1 Installation Guide
Important z/VM Installation News
z/VM Installation Tips
Program Directories
Preventive Service Planning (PSP) Bucket for z/VM 640 Installation
Preventive Service Planning (PSP) Bucket for z/VM 710 Installation
Announced Withdrawal from Marketing Dates
Announced End-of-Service Dates
IBM Global Services - VM and VSE Specialists

z/VM 7.1 System Deliverable service level
September 2018 deliverable includes the 7101 RSU with component service levels:
CP: Service level 1801
LE: Service level 1701
TCPIP: Service level 1801
ICKDSF: Service level 1802

z/VM 6.4 System Deliverable service level
November 2016 deliverable includes the 6401 RSU with component service levels:
CP: Service level 1601
CMS: Service level 1601
LE: Service level 1601
VMSES: Service level 1601
DirMaint: Service level 1601
OSA/SF: Service level 1401
ICKDSF: Service level ESO-1606
August 2017 deliverable includes the 6402 RSU with component service levels:
CP: Service level 1701
CMS: Service level 1701
LE: Service level 1701
VMSES: Service level 1701
DirMaint: Service level 1601
OSA/SF: Service level 1401
ICKDSF: Service level ESO-1606
TCP/IP: Service level 1701
Performance Toolkit: Service level 1701

Thinking of upgrading your z/VM?
See the Upgrade page.

Ready to buy?
See How to Buy z/VM

IBM Shopz

Shopz is an IBM productivity tool for planning and ordering zSeries software products and service. Now you can order a variety of tailored software packages for the z/OS, z/VM, and VSE/ESA environments. Shopz also lets you review your software licenses in these environments.
Note: Not all Shopz features are supported in all countries.