What IBM Workload Simulator for z/OS and OS/390 can do

IBM® Workload Simulator for z/OS® and OS/390® can simulate a network of terminals and its associated messages. This solution for stress, performance, regression, function and capacity planning testing eliminates the need for large amounts of terminal hardware and operator time by providing a powerful analysis with log list, log compare and response time utilities.


Test process guide

Guides you through the test process, helping you develop test cases, automate test runs and analyze results with Workload Simulator Test Manager.

Support of multiple clients

Provides support for SNA, CPI-C (LU 6.2), TCP/IP, Telnet 3270, 3270E and 5250 clients, Telnet line mode network virtual terminal clients, FTP clients and client applications that run on top of TCP/IP.

Simulated SNA logical units

Simulates SNA logical units while running an IBM VTAM® application program.

Flexible script-generating utilities

Features flexible script-generating utilities such as a structured translator language (STL), interactive data capture (IDC), a NPM/LU2 reformatter and script generator.

Extensive runtime utilities

Includes extensive runtime utilities such as Workload Simulator/ISPF interface, display monitor utility, runtime reports and ITPECHO.

IBM Workload Simulator for z/OS and OS/390 key features

  • Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
  • System Network Architecture (SNA)
  • Common Programming Interface Communications (CPI-C)
  • Workload Simulator Test Manager (WTM)
  • Flexible generation of scripts
  • Extensive run-time support
  • Post-test analysis