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.
The procedure SPLEVEL displays the level of z/VSE, the installation date and the Copyright statement. Just use the JCL statement "// EXEC PROC=SPLEVEL" in a job or in e.g. PAUSEBG. More details are provided by the SIR attentions routine command. On the console you may enter SIR or SIR SYS . The SIR / SIR SYS output shows in output line 1) The CPUID of the processor and the CPUID of the z/VM guest, 2) The processor model and LPAR name, 3) The CPUs in LPAR and capping... [More]
This is a reminder: If you plan to migrate to z/VSE 5.2 and did not yet order the z/VSE 5.2 product, you should order it before March 13, 2017. This is the z/VSE 5.2 end of marketing date. It is not possible to order z/VSE 5.2 after that. We also announced the end of service for z/VSE 5.2, which is October 31, 2018. See my corresponding blog entry - here . Therefore I recommend to migrate to z/VSE 6.1.