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IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) new function APARs.

Preventive Service Planning Information

Before you install z/OSMF, be sure to review the current Preventive Service Planning (PSP) information. The PSP buckets maintain current lists (which have been identified since the package was created) of any recommended or required service for the installation of this package. This service includes software PSP information (ZMAZOS) that contains HIPER and required PTFs against the base release.

Fix Category Information

For a list of fix category (FIXCAT) values and descriptions, see the following web page: IBM Fix Category Values and Descriptions .

New Function APARs

Functional Brief V2R4 V2R3 V2R2
APAR # Cor-Close Date APAR # Cor-Close Date APAR # Cor-Close Date
Cloud Provisioning for z/OS is enhanced by:
  • Multiple sysplex support.
  • DASD storage resource pools.
PH16513 12/9/2019 PH16513 12/9/2019 N/A N/A
REST data set and file services supports remote sysplex and alternative host code page. PH15263 10/30/2019 PH15263 10/30/2019 N/A N/A
z/OSMF Workflows task is enhanced to support reading workflow artifacts under the user's identity. Base Base PH15059 10/03/2019 PH15059 10/3/2019
Rollback most z/OSMF V2R4 functions to V2R3. Base Base PH15504 09/24/2019 N/A N/A
z/OSMF Diagnostic Assistant to collect z/OSMF diagnostic data with one click. Base Base PH11606 8/07/2019 N/A N/A
z/OSMF supports using a client certificate for logon. Base Base PH12781 8/02/2019 N/A N/A
The Software Management task allows you to define data set and product properties as workflow variable properties for a software instance. Base Base PH11650 6/19/2019 PH11650 6/19/2019
The z/OSMF Workflows task adds controls for securing global variables. Base Base PH05139 2/13/2019 PH05139 2/13/2019
For users who export a workflow n a printable format, new attributes are added for controlling the output file, such as cover page and front matter. Base Base PH05139 2/13/2019 PH05139 2/13/2019
You can use the Swagger interface to display information about the z/OS data set and file REST services and the z/OS jobs REST services. Base Base PI96461 1/23/2019 PI96461 1/23/2019
The z/OSMF desktop interface is enhanced to support searching data sets, as well as basic browse and edit functions for data sets. Base Base PH01770 12/27/2018 N/A N/A
z/OSMF workflows can use array variables. Base Base PH03053 12/18/2018 PH03053 12/18/2018
z/OS Operator Consoles plug-in supports separate display of WTOR and HOLD messages. Base Base PI99365 11/21/2018 PI99365 11/21/2018
z/OSMF RMF plug-in is enhanced to support IBM Cloud Provisioning for z/OS enhancements. Base Base PH02455 11/15/2018 PH02455 11/15/2018
z/OSMF RMF plug-in is enhanced to support automatically updated metric help. Base Base PH00039 10/9/2018 PH00039 10/9/2018
Adds DISPLAY command for z/OSMF. Base Base PH00712 10/03/2018 N/A N/A
z/OSMF Sysplex Management task is enhanced to provide modify functions for structures, CFs, CF connectivity paths, and couple data sets of sysplex in the enterprise scope. Base Base PI99307 9/28/2018 PH03893 12/11/2018
z/OSMF workflows can be exported in a printable format. Base Base PH00582 9/26/2018 PH00582 9/26/2018
z/OSMF Incident Log task is enhanced to support SalesForce case. Base Base PI96024 9/12/2018 PI96024 9/12/2018
z/OSMF adds a new style of user interface (UI) based on Angular. Users can select the new UI at log-in or continue to use the classic interface, which is now the default. Base Base PI96462 6/14/2018 N/A N/A
z/OSMF is upgraded to release 18.0.0.1 of WebSphere Liberty. Base Base PI96793 5/29/2018 PI96793 5/29/2018
z/OSMF Workload Management plug-in is enhanced to support the memory limit attribute for the tenant resource group. Base Base PI96460 5/2/2018 PI96460 5/2/2018
Changes the default mount point for the z/OSMF data directory to /global/zosmf. In previous releases, the mount point was /var/zosmf. Base Base PI92211 4/30/2018 N/A N/A
z/OSMF REST TSO/E address space services are enhanced to support starting TSO/E address spaces and running TSO applications on a remote system in the sysplex. Base Base PI92905 3/27/2018 PI93623 5/10/2018
z/OSMF ISPF plug-in supports remote systems in the same sysplex. Base Base PI94193 3/27/2018 PI96538 5/15/2018
Adds support for remote systems in z/OSMF workflows. Base Base PI92884 3/20/2018 PI95358 4/16/2018
Adds support for parallel step execution in z/OSMF workflows. Base Base PI92305 3/20/2018 PI95358 4/16/2018
Software Management task supports portable software instance acquisition. Base Base PI80825 2/22/2018 PI80825 2/27/2018
z/OSMF REST TSO/E address space services are enhanced to support the roll back of z/OS Operator Consoles plug-in from V2R3 to V2R2. Base Base Base Base PI91550 1/23/2018
Roll back z/OS Operator Consoles plug-in from z/OS V2R3 to V2R2. Base Base Base Base PI91121 1/23/2018
Roll back z/OSMF V2R3 Core enhancements from  z/OS V2R3 to V2R2. Base Base Base Base PI91120 1/23/2018
IBM Cloud Provisioning for z/OS adds support for CPU metering and capping, composite templates, moveable instance support for templates, shared resource pools, restart provisioning workflows. Base Base PI88944 12/04/2017 PI91154 1/9/2018
Roll back z/OSMF V2R3 Incident Log enhancements from z/OS V2R3 to V2R2. Base Base Base Base PI91157 1/3/2018
z/OSMF RMF plug-in is enhanced to support Container Pricing for IBM Z and enhancements to IBM Cloud Provisioning. Base Base PI89935 12/13/2017 PI89935 12/13/2017
z/OSMF Workload Management plug-in is enhanced to support Container Pricing for IBM Z and enhancements to IBM Cloud Provisioning. Base Base PI89361 12/13/2017 PI89361 12/13/2017
Adds function to Software Management task to support of non-SMP/E Managed products. Base Base PI79666 6/9/2017 PI79666 6/9/2017
Adds support to IBM Cloud Provisioning for z/OS for sysplex provisioning, manual security mode, and the template actions editor. Base Base Base Base PI77388 4/19/2017
z/OSMF RMF plug-in supports sharing sysplex definitions across all z/OSMF RMF users. Base Base Base Base PI73398 3/28/2017
z/OSMF Workload Management plug-in supports level 031 of the WLM service definition. Base Base Base Base PI71118 03/28/2017
Adds new function to the z/OSMF Workload Management plug-in in support of IBM Cloud Provisioning for z/OS. Base Base Base Base PI67839 11/23/2016


 

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Document Information

Modified date:
24 December 2019

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