On distributed platforms, IBM MQ Managed File Transfer (MFT) is a component of the IBM MQ product. Fixes for the component are delivered as part of Fix Packs. IBM MQ MFT for z/OS is a product in its own right. Maintenance for the product is provided in the form of PTFs.
Whenever a new IBM MQ Fix Pack is released on distributed platforms, a corresponding PTF is released for IBM MQ MFT for z/OS. The PTF takes all of the MFT fixes included in the Fix Pack, along with any specific fixes for IBM MQ MFT for z/OS, and makes them available to customers. An APAR is also raised against IBM MQ MFT for z/OS and associated with the PTF.
The following tables show the relationships between the IBM MQ Fix Packs on distributed platform, and the corresponding APAR and PTF for IBM MQ Managed File Transfer for z/OS.
As always, I hope this helps. Don’t forget to come back to this page at regular intervals to find out the latest PTFs for IBM MQ MFT for z/OS!