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.
You can use the IBM Support Portal to get information about General Availability (GA) and End of Support / Service (eos) dates for the operating systems z/OS, z/VM, z/TPF and z/VSE per release, product id and policy type. The dates are on the "Support Lifecycle" page - here . For z/VSE the GA and end of support dates are on the "z/VSE Status" web page too - here .
The last few weeks I provided more details about the Statement of general directions (SODs) we announced in April. The announcement letter is here . Today I want to describe a SOD related to z/VSE security: In a future delivery we will enhance the Basic Security Manager (BSM) administration dialogs to support batch and online security. The z/VSE Basic Security Manager distinguishes between repositories for online and batch security definitions. The repository to protect batch resources is the phase DTSECTAB. To... [More]