Latest updates

  • VSE Virtual Tape Server (updated 02/2018 for APAR PI92815)
  • VSAM Redirector Server (updated 12/2017 for z/VSE V6.2 GA)
  • VSE Connector Client (updated 12/2017 for z/VSE V6.2 GA)
  • z/VSE Database Connector (updated 12/2017 for z/VSE V6.2 GA)
  • VSE Script Server (updated 12/2017 for z/VSE V6.2 GA)
  • Linux Fast Path Daemon (updated 12/2017 for z/VSE V6.2 GA)
  • CICS2WS Toolkit Version 2.8 (updated 12/2017 for z/VSE V6.2 GA) 

Connectors

VSE Connector Client

Enables you to write Java applications that access z/VSE data and functionality.

APAR level: z/VSE 6.2: GA, z/VSE 6.1: PI90168, z/VSE 5.2: PI90158

VSAM Redirector Server

Redirects all accesses to a certain VSAM file into any other file system or database on any other Java-enabled platform.

APAR level: z/VSE 6.2: GA, z/VSE 6.1: PI90168, z/VSE 5.2: PI90158
Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

Database Connector

Allows z/VSE applications to access a relational database on any suitable database server.

APAR level: z/VSE 6.2: GA, z/VSE 6.1: GA, z/VSE 5.2: GA

VSE Script Server

Provides access to z/VSE resources using the Java-based connectors without writing Java programs.

APAR level: z/VSE 6.2: GA, z/VSE 6.1: GA, z/VSE 5.2: GA
Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

VSE Virtual Tape Server

Provides the server part of the VSE Virtual Tape functionality.

APAR level: z/VSE 6.2: PI92815, z/VSE 6.1: PI92814, z/VSE 5.2: PI92810

Linux Fast Path Daemon

Allows selected TCP/IP applications to communicate with the TCP/IP stack on Linux on z Systems without using a TCP/IP stack on z/VSE.

APAR level: z/VSE 6.2: GA, z/VSE 6.1: GA, z/VSE 5.2: PI35643/DY47600

WebSphere MQ Client for VSE

Provides access to remote WebSphere MQ servers from z/VSE applications.

Connector tools

VSE Navigator (as-is)

Provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for the z/VSE operating system.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

VSAM Maptool (as-is)

Supports ability to create a data map for a given VSE/VSAM file.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

CICS2WS Toolkit (as-is)

A development tool that helps you use Web Services with your existing CICS programs.

Virtual z/VSE FTP Daemon (as-is)

Emulates an FTP server that provides access to z/VSE resources using the Java-based Connector.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

JavaService (as-is)

Allows you to run Java applications, e.g. server applications provided with the VSE Connector components, as a Windows service in the background.

VSEPrint utility (as-is)

Allows you to print VSE/POWER list queue entries on any locally or LAN-attached printer.

Security-related tools

Keyman/VSE (as-is)

Manages z/VSE specific public key infrastructure.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

LDAP Query Callable Module (as-is)

Programmatically queries an LDAP server from within your programs and retrieves attributes of an LDAP user.

BSM Cross Reference Tool (as-is)

Helps administrators control the profile definitions in the BSM control file.

RACROUTE encapsulation services (as-is)

Supports a pre- and post-processing interface that customers can use to add self-written security checks.

Programming tools and APIs

LE/VSE Control Center (as-is)

A Java based "advisory pilot" supports z/VSE language tasks by exploiting the Connector infrastructure.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

LE z/VSE Run-Time Library Add-Ons (as-is)

Provides extra run-time library extensions, designed to enhance functions available with LE for z/VSE.

z/VSE ZIP Programming Interface API (as-is)

ZIP support is based on the Open Source package zlib.

VSE System class library (as-is)

Provides a Java API to access system related z/VSE system parameters.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

VSE Security class library (as-is)

Provides a Java API to access security related z/VSE system parameters.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

VSE ANT Tasks (as-is)

Provides z/VSE-specific functions like submitting jobs, issuing console commands and downloading files.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

Miscellaneous tools

TS7700 Bulk Volume Information Retrieval Tool (as-is)

Enables customers to obtain information about all of the logical volumes a TS7700 manages.

ListVOL1 Utility (as-is)

Reads a tape image in AWSTAPE format and prints a summary of the contents of the tape.

Installed Software Report Tool

Generates a z/VSE Installed Software Report used for IBM ShopZ.

Troubleshooting tools

z/VSE CPU Monitor Tool (as-is)

Helps customers measure the CPU utilization of their z/VSE system over a period of time.

IP trace tool (as-is)

Reads IP packet traces captured with TCP/IP for z/VSE and converts them into the CAP trace format.

Multi Instant Logic Analyzer4VSAM (as-is)

Provides extent analysis, space map analysis, HALRBA/HUSRBA analysis, capacity analysis and data space analysis.

LE/VSE CEETRACE Feature (as-is)

Aids in application problem analysis by providing an execution statement history prior to any subsequent application failure.

VSE Health Checker (as-is)

A Java-based system diagnosis utility to retrieve, display, and analyze performance relevant data from a z/VSE system.

Prerequisite: VSE Connector Client

Reference information

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