Software Announcement 200-199
June 27, 2000

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390 Extends Resource Monitoring to the OS/390

 ENUS200-199.PDF (19KB)


At a Glance

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390 adds the following to the earlier announced Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5698-EMN)

  • The monitor engine functionality (Agent) running on OS/390 UNIX System Services (USS)
  • New Monitoring Collection specific for monitoring USS resources
  • Four new Monitoring Collections which retrieve performance data from RMF™. These new monitors are grouped in the four Collections:
    • OS/390 Sysplex Resources
    • OS/390 Sysplex Workloads
    • OS/390 System Resources
    • OS/390 System Workloads

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: LE001).

Overview

Tivoli® Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390® enables resource monitoring and event triggering functionality of the OS/390 UNIX® System Services (USS). New monitoring collections are available for both the USS system and MVS™. The new collections monitor OS/390 Sysplex resources and workloads.

The Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390 is included in the base code for Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5698-EMN) to maximize the availability of computing resources in a distributed environment.

Key Prerequisites

OS/390 Version 1, Release 3 or above.

Planned Availability Date

June 30, 2000

Description

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring provides an efficient, reliable, automated way to ensure user access to mission-critical distributed applications and computing resources. This announcement of Tivoli Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390 adds resource monitoring to the OS/390 which expands the reach across the distributed environment.

Year 2000

This product is Year 2000 ready. When used in accordance with its associated documentation, it is capable of correctly processing, providing, and/or receiving date data within and between the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, provided that all products (for example, hardware, software, and firmware) used with the product properly exchange accurate date data with it.

Euro Currency

This program is not impacted by euro currency.

Reference Information

  • Tivoli Systems Introduces Value-Based Pricing for Tivoli Products — A Simpler and More Flexible Pricing Structure Software Announcement 200-017 , dated February 15, 2000
  • New Value-Based Pricing for Tivoli OS/390 Systems Products Software Announcement 200-100 , dated April 25, 2000

Trademarks

 
MVS and RMF are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
OS/390 is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries exclusively through X/Open Company Limited.
 
Tivoli is a registered trademark of Tivoli Systems, Inc. in the United States or other countries or both. In Denmark, Tivoli is a trademark licensed from Kjobenhavns Sommer -- Tivoli A/S.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Education Support

Call IBM Education and Training at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) for education catalogs, schedules, and enrollments.

For current information on Tivoli® Systems education, call 512-436-8000 or visit the Tivoli Systems home page on the Internet at:

Offering Information

Product Information will be available on day of announcement through Offering Information (OITOOL) at:

Publications

The following documents will be shipped with the Tivoli Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390® program (English) in hard copy form followed by the form number of the translated language when available.

                                                 Order
Publication Title                                Number
 
IPLA Pamphlet                                    Z125-3301
 
License Information Program Directory            LC23-4470
 
Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390          GI11-0724
 Release Notes (English)
 
Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390          GC32-0451
 Licensed Program Specifications
 
Distributed Monitoring User's Guide              GC31-8382
 
Distributed Monitoring Collection Reference      SC31-5118
 
Distributed Monitoring Collection Reference      GC32-0450
 Supplement for OS/390
 
DM 3.6 ARM Agent Release Notes                   GI10-4842
 
DM 3.6 ARM Agent User's Guide                    GC32-0281
 
DM 3.6 Release Notes                             GI10-3023
 
DM 3.6.1 ARM Release Notes                       GI10-8025
 
DM 3.6.1 Release Notes                           GI10-8021
 
DM Agent Program Directory                       GI11-0731
 
DM for OS/390 Program Directory                  GI11-0734
 
                                                 Order
Publication Title                                Number
 
DM for OS/390 Release Notes                      GI10-8044
 
TME 10(TM) DM Collection Reference V3.6          SC31-5118
 
TME 10 DM User's Guide 3.6                       GC31-8382
 
DM for OS/390 Tivoli Distributed                 GI10-8043
 Program Directory

Technical Information

Specified Operating Environment

Hardware Requirements: Any hardware capable of supporting the Software platforms described in the Software Requirements section of this announcement.

Software Requirements

  • OS/390 Version 1 Release 3 or above
  • Tivoli Management Framework for OS/390 Endpoint
  • RMF™/390 plus the DDS server
  • JDK1.1.8 when doing RMF collections

Planning Information

Packaging: Tivoli Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390 is available on 4-mm tape or 3480 tape cartridge.

Security, Auditability, and Control

The announced programs use the security and auditability features of the operating system software.

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communication facilities.

Ordering Information

Charges are for applicable quantities based on Tivoli Management Points.

The Distributed Monitoring OS/390 Agent enables the collection of Tivoli Enterprise Console (5698-EAS) events from OS/390, thereby requiring customers to purchase Tivoli Enterprise Console points for OS/390 systems that are managed from Tivoli Enterprise Console.

English availability for Tivoli Distributed Monitoring Agent for OS/390 is June 30, 2000. National Language availability for French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean is September 1, 2000.

Current Licensees

Current licensees of Tivoli Distributed Monitoring desiring the Agent for OS/390 should place an MES order for the desired media and purchase the appropriate number of MSU points.

New Licensees

Orders for new licenses can be placed now.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

New users of Tivoli Distributed Monitoring should specify:

          Type           Model
 
          5698           EMN

Charges are based on Tivoli Management Points which are now updated for the Agent for OS/390. For complete ordering information refer to:

  • Software Announcement 200-017 , dated February 15, 2000.
  • Software Announcement 200-100 , dated April 25, 2000

Terms and Conditions

The terms for Tivoli Distributed Monitoring, as previously announced in Software Announcement 200-017 , dated February 15, 2000 and Software Announcement 200-100 , dated April 25, 2000 are unaffected by this announcement.

Charges

Charges are based on Tivoli Management Points which are updated to include the Agent for OS/390. Charges per Tivoli Management point are unaffected by this announcement.

Customer Financing: IBM Global Financing offers attractive financing to credit-qualified commercial and government customers and Business Partners in more than 40 countries around the world. IBM Global Financing is provided by the IBM Credit Corporation in the United States. Offerings, rates, terms and availability may vary by country. Contact your local IBM Global Financing organization. Country organizations are listed on the Web at:

Order Now

 Use Priority/Reference Code: LE001
 
 Phone:     800-IBM-CALL
 Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX
 Internet:  ibm_direct@us.ibm.com
 Mail:      IBM Atlanta Sales Center
            Dept. LE001
            P.O. Box 2690
            Atlanta, GA  30301-2690

You can also contact your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative. To identify them, call 800-IBM-4YOU.

Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

Trademarks

 
RMF is a trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
OS/390 is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation in the United States or other countries or both.
 
TME 10 is a trademark of Tivoli Systems, Inc. in the United States or other countries or both. In Denmark, Tivoli is a trademark licensed from Kjobenhavns Sommer -- Tivoli A/S.
 
Tivoli is a registered trademark of Tivoli Systems, Inc. in the United States or other countries or both. In Denmark, Tivoli is a trademark licensed from Kjobenhavns Sommer -- Tivoli A/S.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.