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Summary: CAST AIP 8.3.11 introduces a number of features and changes as listed below. To view the impacts of these changes on analysis results, see: Changes in results post upgrade.

Mainframe Analyzer - improved support for JCL Symbols

In CAST AIP ≥ 8.3.11, the Mainframe Analyzer now supports:

This is in addition to basic support for JCL Symbols introduced in CAST AIP 8.3.0. You can find out more information about this support in Mainframe - Technical notes.

User Input Security configuration

The location for storing blackbox.xml files used during a manual User Input Security configuration has changed in CAST AIP 8.3.11. Files must now be stored in an Application specific folder in the following location.

%PROGRAMDATA%\CAST\CAST\[major_ver.minor_ver]\blackboxes\[APPLICATION_NAME]

See User Input Security - manually configuring blackbox methods for more information.

CAST Storage Service "guest" user

The default CAST Storage Service "guest" user is no longer used by CAST applications. Therefore: