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On November 13th, 2020, IBM i 7.4 TR3 was released along with Db2 for i PTF Group SF99704 Level 10, as well as IBM i 7.3 TR 9 along with Db2 for i PTF Group SF99703 Level 22. You can get a quick overview over the enhancements for IBM i 7.4 at and for IBM i 7.3 at A general entry point for the various Technology Refreshes with their enhancements can be found at

The SAP Support Required PTF Lists, formerly known as Information APARs, have been updated to include these new levels. Together with the Technology Refreshes and the Db2 for i PTF groups, the cumulative PTF packages and the High Impact/Pervasive PTF groups were updated. The PTF lists can be found at the following links:

IBM i 7.2:
IBM i 7.3:
IBM i 7.4:

We recommend that you apply the current PTF levels for preventive maintenance whenever you are performing your next scheduled maintenance.

By the way: The November edition of the SAP on IBM i Newsletter has just been mailed. It contains information about the usage of IBM Db2 Mirror for i with SAP applications in highly available environments and securing your 5250 emulation with encryption. If you did not receive it, you can find it in the archive at You can also subscribe to receive future editions automatically through e-mail.

Did you register already for the SAP on IBM i Webcast on December 2nd, 2020? If you did not do so, you can find more information and register at The registration password is ibmisap.