Software Announcement 299-173
July 6, 1999

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 Can Help Maximize the Availability of Your Computing Resource Automatically

 ENUS299-173.PDF (27KB)

(Corrected on June 15, 1999)

A publication number was corrected in the Unlicensed Documentation section.

At a Glance

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 helps you better manage your computing resource through:

  • Automatic configuration and deployment of policy-based resource monitors and actions
  • Automatic problem detection through distributed monitoring
  • Automatic preventive and corrective actions
  • Over 1500 predefined monitors and responses to monitor and control key computing resources

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).

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Overview

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390® provides server and gateway support for OS/390. This OS/390 program in conjunction with its distributed counterpart, Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5697-EMN), provides an efficient, automated way to help maximize the availability of key, business-critical computing resources in large, dynamic, multi-vendor, distributed environments.

The availability of this support on OS/390 is another building block in Tivoli's drive to provide end-to-end enterprise management independent of the underlying platform.

Key Prerequisites

  • OS/390 Version 1 Release 3 (5645-001) or
  • OS/390 Version 2 Release 4 (5647-A01) or higher
  • Tivoli Management Framework for OS/390 (5697-D10)
  • Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5697-EMN)

For a detailed description of the hardware and software prerequisites, refer to the Technical Requirements section of this announcement.

Planned Availability Dates

  • July 30, 1999 (U.S. English)
  • August 6, 1999 (Other supported languages)

Description

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 provides an efficient, reliable, automated way to enable user access to mission-critical distributed applications and computing resources. Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 also offers a consistent, easy and centralized way to group and monitor computing resources. It allows centralized information technology staff to set or change monitoring parameters for hundreds of related, remote systems with a single application.

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 in conjunction with its distributed counterpart Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5697-EMN), provides the automation to monitor applications and multiple remote computing resource from a central OS/390 location.

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.

Product Positioning

Tivoli Software Distribution for OS/390 is intended for customers who wish to use the OS/390 as a Tivoli Management Region (TMR) server for the distributed counterpart product Tivoli Software Distribution (5697-SWD).

Hardware and Software Support Services

SmoothStart™/Installation Services

Tivoli Professional Services (Tivoli-PS) provides fee-based Enterprise Management services to support Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390. These services focus on a rapid installation and introduction of Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 into a customer's information technology environment. Tivoli-PS can provide services in the areas of planning, product migration, new installations, product customization as well as exploiting the latest technologies employed by Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390.

For current information on services available from Tivoli Professional Services, contact 800-2Tivoli (800-284-8654). Outside the U.S., contact your local Tivoli sales office.

Statements made in this announcement regarding Year 2000 are "Year 2000 Readiness Disclosures" under the Year 2000 Information and Readiness Disclosure Act of 1998, a U.S. statute enacted on October 19, 1998.

Trademarks

 
SmoothStart 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.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.

Education Support

Training is offered through Tivoli Systems and IBM Learning Services.

For current information on Tivoli System education, call 800-2-tivoli (284-8654) (512-794-9070 outside the U.S.), send e-mail to training@tivoli.com, or visit the Tivoli Systems home page on the Internet (select "Product" for training information) at:

For current information on IBM Learning Services courses in the U.S., contact 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322). Outside the U.S., contact your local IBM Learning Services contact. Worldwide information is also available on the IBM Learning Services home page on the Internet at:

Technical Information

Specified Operating Environment

Hardware Requirements: Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390® will run on any IBM processor (or equivalent) that supports the required software.

Software Requirements

For Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390

  • OS/390 Version 1 Release 3 (5645-001) or OS/390 Version 2 Release 4 (5647-A01) or higher
  • Tivoli Management Framework for OS/390 (5697-D10)
  • Tivoli Management Framework (5697-FRA)
  • Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5697-EMN)

Compatibility: Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 is compatible with Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5697-EMN), for non-OS/390 endpoints and managed nodes.

Limitations: Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 does not provide endpoint support for OS/390. However, Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390®, when used with Tivoli Software Distribution (5697-EMN), will provide support for non-390 endpoints from an OS/390 system.

Security, Auditability, and Control

This program uses the security and auditability features of the host 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

New Licensees

Orders for new licenses can be placed now.

Shipment will begin on the planned availability date.

New users of Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 should specify:

          Type           Model
 
          5697           F05

Basic License: To order a basic license, specify the program number, feature number 9001 for asset registration, and the no-charge feature number 0001.

Also, specify the feature of the desired distribution medium.

Separate licenses are required for every non-OS/390 client and server being managed from the Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 server.

For further information on ordering and licensing requirements for Tivoli Software Distributed Monitoring (5697-EMN), refer to the following Software Announcements:

  • The Tivoli TME 10™ Systems Management Family Provides Integrated Management for Applications, Databases, Networks, and Client/Server Systems — Software Announcement 296-216 , dated June 25, 1996
  • Tivoli's Non-390 TME 10 Programs Now Licensed Under the IBM International Program License Agreement (IPLA) — Software Announcement 298-046 , dated February 24, 1998

Basic Machine-Readable Material

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390

                          Feature
Language                  Number             Distribution Medium
 
English (U.S.)            5702               4-mm Tape
French                    5712               4-mm Tape
Brazilian                 5732               4-mm Tape
 Portuguese
German                    5742               4-mm Tape
Spanish                   5752               4-mm Tape
Italian                   5762               4-mm Tape
 
English (U.S.)            5802               3480 Tape Cartridge
French                    5812               3480 Tape Cartridge
                          Feature
Language                  Number             Distribution Medium
 
Brazilian                 5832               3480 Tape Cartridge
 Portuguese
German                    5842               3480 Tape Cartridge
Spanish                   5852               3480 Tape Cartridge
Italian                   5862               3480 Tape Cartridge
 
English (U.S.)            5801               9/6250 Tape
French                    5811               9/6250 Tape
Brazilian                 5831               9/6250 Tape
 Portuguese
German                    5841               9/6250 Tape
Spanish                   5851               9/6250 Tape
Italian                   5861               9/6250 Tape
 
English                   3450               Satellite Delivery

Refer to Services Announcement 696-033 , dated October 10, 1996, for additional information regarding electronic delivery.

Customization Options: Select the appropriate feature numbers to customize your order to specify the delivery options desired. These features can be specified on the initial or MES orders.

Example: If publications are not desired for the initial order, specify feature number 3470 to ship media only. For future updates, specify feature number 3480 to ship media updates only. If, in the future, publication updates are required, order an MES to remove feature number 3480; then, the publications will ship with the next release of the program.

                                                    Feature
Description                                         Number
 
Initial Shipments
 
Serial Number Only (suppresses shipment             3444
 of media and documentation)
 
Ship Media Only (suppresses initial                 3470
 shipment of documentation)
 
Ship Documentation Only (suppresses                 3471
 initial shipment of media)
 
Update Shipments
 
Ship Media Updates Only (suppresses                 3480
 update shipment of documentation)
 
Ship Documentation Only (suppresses                 3481
 update shipment of media)
 
Suppress Updates (suppresses update                 3482
 shipment of media and documentation)
 
Expedite Shipments
 
Local IBM Office Expedite                           3445
 (for IBM use only)
 
Customer Expedite Process Charge                    3446
 ($30 charge for each product)

Expedite shipments will be processed to receive 72-hour delivery from the time IBM Software Delivery Fulfillment (SDF) receives the order. SDF will then ship the order via overnight air transportation.

Unlicensed Documentation: A memo program directory and one copy of the following publications are supplied automatically with the basic machine-readable material:

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 (5697-F05)

                            U.S.      Brazilian
                            English   Portuguese* Japanese* French*
 
Tivoli Distributed
Monitoring for OS/390
Tivoli Distributed
Program Directory           GI10-8043 English Only
 
Monitoring for OS/390                             (English)
Licensed Program            GC32-0320 G517-6833   GC32-0320 GI11-0089
Specifications
Tivoli Distributed
Monitoring for OS/390
Release Notes(TM)           GI10-8044 G517-6835   GB88-7415 GI11-0092
 for OS/390

                                                           Simplified
                   German    Italian   Korean    Spanish   Chinese
 
Tivoli Distributed
Monitoring for
OS/390 Tivoli
Distributed
Program Directory  GI10-8043 English Only
 
Tivoli Distributed (English) (English)           (English)
Monitoring for
 OS/390            GC32-0320 GC32-0320 GA30-0773 GC32-0320 GB84-0093
Licensed Program
Specifications
                                                           Simplified
                   German    Italian   Korean    Spanish   Chinese
 
Tivoli Distributed (English) (English)
Monitoring for
 OS/390            GI10-8044 GI10-8044 GA30-0772 GI10-5245 GB84-0078
Release Notes for
 OS/390
*
The translated publications will be available August 6, 1999.

In addition to the OS/390 publications for Tivoli Distributed Monitoring for OS/390 a complete set of publications for Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5697-EMN), are also included.

They are as follows:

Tivoli Distributed Monitoring (5697-EMN)

                     U.S.      Brazilian
                     English   Portuguese  Japanese  French
 
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6
 User's Guide        GC31-8382 G517-1374   GD88-7800 GC11-1467
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6                                      (English)
 Collection
 Reference           SC31-5118 S517-1375   SD88-7103 SC31-5118
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6                                      (English)
 ARM Agent User's G  GC32-0281 G517-6718   GD88-7166 GC32-0281
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6                                      (English)
 ARM Agent Release   GI10-4842 G517-6766   GB88-7387 GI10-4842
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitor 3.6.1       (English)                       (English)
 ARM Agent Release   GI10-8025 G517-6796   GB88-7912 GI10-8025 4-0781
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6
 Release Notes       GI10-3023 G517-6717   GB88-7850 GI11-0026
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6.1
 Release Notes       GI10-8021 G517-6793   GB88-7903 GI11-0074

                                                           Simplified
                   German    Italian   Korean    Spanish   Chinese
 
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6
 User's Guide      GC12-2613 GC13-2811 GA30-0614 GC10-3310 GC84-0630
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6    (English) (English)                     (English)
 Collection
 Reference         SC31-5118 SC31-5118 SA30-0650 SC10-3323 SC31-5118
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6    (English) (English)
 ARM Agent
 User's G          GC32-0281 GC32-0281 GA30-0622 GC10-3313 GC84-0726
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6    (English) (English)           (English)
 ARM Agent
 Release N         GI10-4842 GI10-4842 GA30-0645 GI10-4842 GI84-0740
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitor 3.6.1     (English) (English)           (English)
 ARM Agent
 Release N         GI10-8025 GI10-8025 GA30-0685 GI10-8025 GI84-0781
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitoring 3.6    (English) (English)
 Release Notes     GI10-3023 GI10-3023 GA30-0639 GI10-5200 GI84-0631
TME 10 Dist.
 Monitor 3.6.1     (English) (English)           (English)
 Release Notes     GI10-8021 GI10-8021 GA30-0682 GI10-8021 GI84-0772

Additional copies of publications will be available for a fee after availability. These copies may be ordered from your IBM representative, through the System Library Subscription Service (SLSS), or by direct order.

Subsequent updates (technical newsletters or revisions between releases) to the publications shipped with the product will be distributed to the user of record for as long as a license for this software remains in effect. A separate publication order or subscription is not needed.

Terms and Conditions

Licensing: IBM Customer Agreement

Variable Charges Apply: No

Indexed Monthly License Charge (IMLC) Applies: No

Installation License or Location License Applies: No

Usage Restriction Applies: No

Educational Allowance: Yes, to qualified education customers.

Volume Discount: Not applicable

Version-to-Version Upgrade Credits Apply: No

Warranted: Yes

Licensed Program Materials Availability

  • Restricted Materials of IBM: None
  • Non-Restricted Source Materials: None
  • Object Code Only (OCO): All

Testing Period: None

Program Services

Support Center applies:          Yes
 
                                 Access is available through
                                  the IBM Support Center
 
Available until discontinued:    12 months' written notice
 
APAR Mailing Address:
                                 IBM Italia S.P.A.
                                 Rome Tivoli Lab.
                                 Dept. 43C1L RM SCI100
                                 Via Sciangai 53
                                 I-00144 Rome
                                 Italy

Support Line: Yes, S390 Support Line.

Call Now to Order

To order, contact the IBM Americas Call Centers, your local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

IBM Americas Call Centers, our national direct marketing organization, can add your name to the mailing list for catalogs of IBM products.

 Phone:     800-IBM-CALL
 Fax:       800-2IBM-FAX
 Internet:  ibm_direct@vnet.ibm.com
 Mail:      IBM Americas Call Centers
            Dept. YE001
            P.O. Box 2690
            Atlanta, GA  30301-2690
 Reference: YE001

To identify your local IBM Business Partner or IBM representative, call 800-IBM-4YOU.

Note: Shipments will begin after the planned availability date.

Trademarks

 
OS/390 and S/390 are registered trademarks 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.
 
Notes is a trademark of Lotus Development Corporation.
 
Other company, product, and service names may be trademarks or service marks of others.