Products, Support Status, Compatibility and PTFs

The following is a list of our products.   Use the links below to get a description of a specific product, the list of PTFs available, and to access the EKC FTP site to download the current fixes.

Note:  It is recommended that EKC Customers move to the most currently supported EKC Products.

Information about FTP: FTP Issues

Product
Name / Release
Support Status OS Compatibility Software Compatibility APAR
or PTF
Listings
Download From:
Our FTP Site

ETF/A - EKC Tools Facility for ACF2

ETF/A V-1.8.2 General Availability
as of: Aug 10, 2016
IBM z/OS 1.9 and Above CA-ACF2: r8 - r16 PTFs EKC FTP
ETF/A V-1.7.2 Limited Support
As of: Aug 1, 2017
IBM z/OS 1.9 and Above CA-ACF2: r8 - r16** PTFs EKC FTP
  *New release features include support for ACF2 roleset rules and 252 character DB2 rule set $KEYs.
**For ETF/A V1.7.2 compatibility with ACF2 r16, all up-to-date PTFs must be applied.

ETF/R - EKC Tools Facility for RACF

ETF/R V-1.3.2 General Availability
as of: Aug 7, 2013
IBM z/OS 1.9 and Above IBM RACF for zOS 1.9
and Above
PTFs EKC FTP

E-SRF - EKC Security Reporting Facility

E-SRF V-2.4.4 General Availability
Oct 24, 201
7
IBM z/OS 1.9 and Abovetd> CA-ACF2 6.5 and Above,
IBM RACF 2.2 and Above
PTFs EKC FTP
E-SRF V-2.4.3 Full Support Available until:
Oct 25, 2018
IBM z/OS 1.9 and Above CA-ACF2 6.5 and Above,
IBM RACF 2.2 and Above
PTFs EKC FTP

E-SCC - EKC Classification Categorizaqtion

E-SCC V-1.1.0  General Availability
as of: Nov 15, 2010
Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10 CA-ACF2 6.5 and Above,
IBM RACF 2.2 and Above
E-SRF V-2.3.1
PTFs EKC FTP

 EKC Help Desk Facility

ETF/H V-1.1.3 General Availability as of: Dec 1, 2016 IBM z/OS 1.9 and Above CA-ACF2 6.5 and Above,
IBM RACF 2.2 and Above,
CA-Top Secret 5.0 and Above
PTFs EKC FTP
ETF/H V-1.1.2 Full Support as of: Jan 15, 2009 IBM z/OS 1.9 and Above CA-ACF2 6.5 and Above,
IBM RACF 2.2 and Above,
CA-Top Secret 5.0 and Above
PTFs EKC FTP

E-PRF V-2.2.2 General Availability as of: Jan 1, 2013 IBM z/OS 1.9 and Above CA-ACF2 6.5 and Above,
IBM RACF 2.2 and Above
PTFs EKC FTP

EKC Common Components and Framework*

EKC Common Components
V-1.2.4
General Availability
as of: Aug 10, 2016
N/A N/A PTFs EKC FTP

*Appropriate level provided with most EKC software

Product Support Status Information

Support Class Description
General Availability Current release that is Generally Available to customers.
Fully supported as per maintenance contract.
General Availability Prior release that is still Generally Available to customers for a limited time or special needs only.
Fully supported as per maintenance contract.
Enhancement requests accepted for review.
Full Support Available Prior release that is no longer Generally Available to customers.
Fully supported as per maintenance contract for a limited time.
(Normally one year after the Generally Available release becomes available.)
Enhancement requests no longer accepted.
Full Support end date will be determined and posted.
Customers urged to upgrade to the Generally Available release
Full Support Available Until: Prior release that is no longer Generally Available to customers.
Fully supported as per maintenance contract until a specified date, afterwhich only limited support available.
Existing service and documentation provided on the FTP server
Enhancement requests no longer accepted.
Customers urged to upgrade to the Generally Available release
Limited Support Available Prior release that is no longer Generally Available to customers.
Only limited support is available (Questions and known issues only).
No NEW enhancements will be provided.
Assist in providing problem determination in emergency situations.
Existing service and documentation provided on the FTP server
Customers urged to upgrade to the Generally Available release.