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CP3KVMXT VM Extract Utility for zCP3000 and zPCR capacity planning tools

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Abstract

The zCP3000 VM Extract Utility (CP3KVMXT) reads CP Monitor data and generates an Enterprise Data File (EDF) of PR/SM, system image, and workload related measurements for input into zCP3000 and/or zPCR. A CP3KVMXT-created EDF can be can be used to model interactive VM workloads or workloads under guest operating systems such as Linux, and can be concurrently loaded with a CP3KEXTR-created z/OS EDF for the same data intervals.

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Some capacity planning tools mentioned on this webpage are authorized for use by IBM employees and Certified IBM Business Partners. IBM Customers have access to the data extract tools (including CP3KVMXT), zPCR, zBNA, and zSoftCap, which they should obtain themselves from publicly available websites.

Product Name:
CP3KVMXT
Product Version:
Version2.8N
Operating System:
z/VM
Change Date:
05/03/2021
Approximate Size:
.5MB
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The zCP3000 VM Extract Utility (CP3KVMXT) reads CP Monitor data and generates an Enterprise Data File (EDF) of system and workload related measurements for input into zCP3000. It supports VM running as native or in a partition. It can be used to model interactive VM workloads or workloads under guest operating systems such as Linux. 

 Note:  The CP3KVMXT executable downloads from the   http://www.vm.ibm.com/download  website, which posts changes a few days earlier than Techdocs. It is possible that the Techdocs web page changes and user's guide will lag behind the   CP3KVMXT executable.

Change History 

CP3KVMXT & Prereq Installation:

  +++ From your laptop +++ 

1) Download VMArc from  http://www.vm.ibm.com/download/vmarc.module then upload to target VM in binary mode

2) Download Monview from   http://www.vm.ibm.com/download/packages/monview.vmarc then upload to target VM in binary mode

- test : uploaded VMARC should belrecl=80 and the line 1, cols 1-4 should be ":CFF"

3) Download CP3KVMXT from  http://www.vm.ibm.com/download/packages/cp3kvmxt.vmarc then upload to target VM in binary mode

- test : uploaded VMARC should belrecl=80 and the line 1, cols 1-4 should be ":CFF"

4) Download the CP3KVMXT User's Guide and view with Adobe PDF

 +++ On the z/VM system +++ 

5) PIPE < VMARC MODULE A | deblock cms | > VMARC MODULE A

- test : type VMARC then enter, and you should see some help info

you should *NOT* see DMSMOD639E Error loading module VMARC

6) VMARC UNPK MONVIEW VMARC fm (REP

- test : you should see messages listing the 12 or so files unpacked

7) VMARC UNPK CP3KVMXT VMARC fm (REP

- test : enter CP3KPREQ to check all prerequisites

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Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
03 May 2021

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PRS718