Welcome to the System z Management Blog, where you can read the perspectives from System z experts. This Blog provides insights into the System z solution, as well as technical details about specific IBM products.
The My notifications tool provides support notifications to subscribers with new or updated System support information. Information covers a broad range of materials, including software knowledgebase documents, Preventive Service Planning information (PSPs), Fix information, Security advisories, and more. The My notification tool provides the ability to save notification options and other personal preferences. Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to create your new subscriptions. STEP 1 : To access the tool go to the following... [More]
You may be used to finding the configuration guide for the Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Server on z/OS with the IBM Tivoli Monitoring documentation. Starting with version 6.3.0 of Tivoli Management Services, Configuring the Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Server on z/OS has become part of the OMEGAMON shared publications. You can still find it in the IBM Tivoli Monitoring/OMEGAMON information center, but you need to look under OMEGAMON shared publications. The Tivoli Management Services on z/OS program directory has also been moved to the shared... [More]
Tivoli Asset Discovery for z/OS 8.1 has pGA'ed on 15 February 2013. The US announcement letter can be found here : http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=ca&infotype=an&appname=iSource&supplier=897&letternum=ENUS213-036 The information center is updated at
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/wikis/display/tivolidoccentral/Tivoli+Asset+Discovery+for+zOS TADz Forum : http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/forum.jspa?forumID=2922 TADz Wiki :... [More]
Blog Author : Matthias Tschaffler ( TSCHAFFL@de.ibm.com ) "SAP is at the center of today’s technology revolution. The market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps organizations fight the damaging effects of complexity, generate new opportunities for innovation and growth, and stay ahead of the competition." (http://go.sap.com/about.html). In the SAP environment, the Extended Insight feature of OMEGAMON® DB2® recognizes transactions coming from an SAP application server automatically and groups them... [More]
IBM intends to enhance its software cloud and datacenter automation portfolio: System Automation family products will be participating. Please see announcement http://www-01.ibm.com/common/ssi/rep_ca/8/897/ENUS212-068/ENUS212-068.PDF .
Here are just some of the highlights: Speed mainframe application delivery with continuous integration and testing Webcast: Learn from our experts about smarter development and testing for System z Free e-book: Get started with WebSphere Application Server V8.5 for z/OS and Liberty Profile Deliver exceptional web experiences to customers, partners and employees – wherever they are Webcast: Elevate your operational analytics with new DB2 10 for z/OS Real-Time Scoring IBM Software Newsletter: System Z Edition If you want to subscribe to... [More]
Hi All We just release TADz 7.5 on 24 April 2011. The previous release was 7.2 release on 14 Aug 2009. We encourage all ISOGON/TLCMz users to convert over to this latest release for improved product identification and new reporting facility. IBM® Tivoli® Asset
Discovery for z/OS® (TADz)
V7.5: Provides discovery and identification services for the z/OS platform Monitors software usage and trends Reports on the million instructions per second (MIPS) capacity of each
logical partition (LPAR) under which software is running Provides... [More]
Hello, This is John Arnesen with NetView for z/OS level 2 support. If you have a few minutes and want to learn about NetView function and features such as Canzlog, IP Management, or running and review/analyze Packet Traces, check out this link. You will find short video presentations on feature usage. They only take a few minutes and most include sceen shots.... [More]
On z/OS data collected during the OMEGAMON history collection process is stored in the OMEGAMON Persistent Data Store (PDS). In this blog entry we will discuss PDS sizing considerations for the OMEGAMON XE for CICS and the OMEGAMON XE for CICS TG product components. The PDS is a set of pre-allocated flat files that are re-used on an oldest data basis. When the active PDS data set becomes full, data collection will switch to the next empty PDS file. When there are no more empty PDS data sets, the PDS data set containing the oldest data will be... [More]
AOTC Announcement: We will run the next AOTC (Automated Operations Technical Council) Customer Advisory Council (CAC) meeting from Thursday, February 26, 2015 until Friday February 27, 2015. This meeting will be held during the InterConnect 2015 conference ( http://www.ibm.com/cloud-computing/us/en/interconnect/ ) being held in Las Vegas, Nevada Mandalay Bay Hotel which runs from February 22nd through February 26th, 2015. If you are interested to join, please contact Uwe Gramm (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The embedded data feature is introduced in the latest release of the OMEGAMON family of products. The new feature speeds up your problem determination efforts by making data from one product available in another's enhanced 3270UI workspaces. With embedded data, less time is spent switching between the OMEGAMON products. The accompanying playlists and videos demonstrate how to use the OMEGAMON enhanced 3270 user interface and embedded data to solve problems. With this youtube playlist , you can play all of the videos or you can select... [More]
We are proud to share that OMEGAMON XE for Mainframe Networks V5.1.1 is now available! You can read the announcement letter: http://www.ibm.com/common/ssi/cgi-bin/ssialias?subtype=ca&infotype=an&appname=iSource&supplier=897&letternum=ENUS213-273 . We thank all of our customers that helped to create this release by participating in the OMEGAMON Family Early Access Program (EAP). We are continuing to enhance the product. If you are interested in participating the early access program, please send me an e-mail ( email@example.com... [More]
Hello System Automation for z/OS users, please be aware of a small enhancement of IBM System Automation for z/OS® V3.4 delivered in August this year. This small enhancement is related to the policy update through a flat file. If you require to update the PROCESSOR INFORMATION policy through a flat file, please install this support. For further information including this enhancement's documentation please visit the Support and Important Information section of the System Automation for z/OS® wiki (... [More]