Blog entries are related to the mainframe operating system z/VSE. Ingolf will share news, hints & tips or any topic. The postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent IBM's positions, strategies or opinions.
Today I want to get your input for blog entries or Live Virtual classes (LVCs). What are the areas of interest I should address in my blog ? Are there specific functions or topics I should describe ? We also need topics for the z/VSE Live Virtual Classes. The next LVC planned for February will address CICS performance. I will inform you, when the LVC web page is updated. Do you have any proposals for LVCs we should provide ? I am looking forward to your feedback. Have a good weekend.
Two days ago I had a blog entry on some minor z/VSE 6.2 enhancements - see here . I forgot two customer requirement that we implemented in z/VSE 6.2. The requirement " JCL return code on z/VSE job cancel" was raised in the Request for Enhancements (RFE) tool. The RFE id is 79183. You can use this link to get to the RFE tool to search for existing requirements or submit new requirements. More information is on the z/VSE requirements page - here . To search for a requirements you need to log in with your IBM id. ... [More]
New Recommended Service Levels (RSLs) are available for z/VSE 5.2.0 and z/VSE 6.1.0. The RSL cutoff was December 30, 2017. RSLs are preventive service offerings. They fill the gap between z/VSE refreshes and HIPER (High Impact or Pervasive APAR) service provided via PSP (Preventive Service Planning) buckets. An RSL consists of a list of all APARs/PTF numbers, that are available at RSL cutoff dates. More information is here