Abstract for IBM z/OS Management Facility Programming Guide

Purpose of this information: This information is intended to help you write programs that use the services and facilities of IBM® z/OS® Management Facility (z/OSMF).

The programming interfaces in z/OSMF include the following:
  • Representational State Transfer (REST) services for working with z/OS and z/OSMF.
  • XML schema for creating a workflow definition for performing activities on a z/OS system, such as configuring a component or product.
  • Services for creating plug-ins that add installation-specific function to z/OSMF.
Who should read this information: This information is intended for the programmer responsible for writing programs that use the z/OSMF infrastructure. Such activities, include, for example:
  • Using an application programming interface (API) as a client to obtain information about a batch job on z/OS
  • Developing a JavaScript program that includes a graphical user interface (GUI).

This information assumes that you are familiar with the z/OS operating system and its accompanying products.