Preparation and planning
This guide provides information specific to configuration of IBM Z OMEGAMON Monitor for z/OS. The OMEGAMON XE Products: Preinstallation Requirements and Instructions technote and the Planning and Configuring sections of the IBM® Tivoli OMEGAMON XE and Tivoli Management Services on z/OS: Shared documentation contain planning information that is common to the deployment and configuration of all OMEGAMON® XE monitoring agents and Tivoli® Management Services components on z/OS®. You should be familiar with the information in those documents before you read the information in this book. (See Other sources of documentation for information on locating technotes.)
- Introducing IBM Z OMEGAMON Monitor for z/OS provides an overview of the monitoring product and the infrastructure on which it runs. It also introduces new features of the product that may affect deployment and configuration.
- Planning for configuration discusses prerequisites for product installation and the monitoring of certain types of data and provides information to help you plan the configuration of IBM Z OMEGAMON Monitor for z/OS monitoring agents.
- Upgrading to the new release discusses the product-specific requirements and sequence of steps for upgrading to this release.
A Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Server must be configured in each runtime environment in which IBM Z OMEGAMON Monitor for z/OS is configured. Before you continue to Configuration, use IBM Tivoli Monitoring: Configuring the Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring Server on z/OS to configure a monitoring server in each runtime environment.