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IBM Spectrum Control 5.4.7 has arrived!

By Robert Graczyk posted Thu May 26, 2022 11:00 AM

IBM Spectrum® Control is an on-premises integrated data and storage management software that provides monitoring and analytics for multiple storage systems.

In this 5.4.7 release, you can now monitor, alert, and report on the capacity, space usage, and performance of the following storage systems: 

  • IBM FlashSystem® 7300 
  • IBM FlashSystem 9500 

Downloading IBM Spectrum Control   

If you have an IBM ID and have purchased IBM Spectrum Control, you can download packages for a new installation or download packages that you can apply as an upgrade or fix to your existing installation.    

To download the package for a new installation of IBM Spectrum Control, go to Passport Advantage Online.   

To download the package for upgrading or applying the latest fixes to your existing installation of IBM Spectrum Control, go to Fix Central.


If you are downloading the package for a new installation, a license is required and is included on Passport Advantage Online.    

If you are downloading the package for an upgrade, your existing license is transferred.    

Fix Central is the recommended site for retrieving fixes for most IBM products. Fix Central enables you to search, select, and download appropriate fixes for their situation.  

For more information, see the release document.

After you download the installation images for IBM Spectrum Control V5.4.7, verify that the images are not corrupted:

How can I download and apply the fix pack for Db2 11.5.6 that includes the security fix for Apache Log4j 2.x vulnerabilities?

If you run any vulnerable fix pack level of Db2 11.5, you can download the special build containing the interim fix for this issue from IBM Fix Central. These special builds are available based on the most recent fix pack level for the Db2 V11.5.6 and V11.5.7 releases. You can apply them to any affected fix pack level of the appropriate release to remediate this vulnerability. 
For more information, see

Product fixes and security updates   

In every release of IBM Spectrum Control, IBM fixes issues that are reported by our internal teams and by our customers. Along with fixes, improving the operation and security of the product is also a priority. See what's been updated and fixed in this release:   

New version reference
For more detailed information on IBM Spectrum Control, see IBM Documentation

See the  
5.4.7 Limitations and Known Issues for IBM Spectrum Control document for information on issues that you might encounter when you use IBM Spectrum Control. 

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