The NetView Management Console (NMC) can be run in "demo" mode without an NMC Server or NetView for z/OS® attached to provide the graphical views. The Server data is simulated by saving this information on the NMC Console machine. The demo is based on NetView for z/OS V6R1.
Any hardware that supports one of the following operating systems with TCP/IP installed:
In addition, 150 MB of additional fixed disk space is needed. Screen resolution of 1024 by 768, with 256 colors is recommended. Higher resolution and larger color palette may severely degrade performance. Maximum color palette is 16-bit high color (32-bit True Color is not supported).
The NetView Management Console Demonstration is available in a self-extracting compressed format. The file is:
The complete demonstration instructions are available here.
Running the nmc_console_windows-22.214.171.124.exe file will invoke the InstallShield setup wizard to start the installation process. Continue following these steps below. The install wizard will guide you through the process:
Icons called "NMC Topology Console", "NMC Demo", and "NMC Productivity Kit" will be created on your Desktop.
The demo files are generally very large, and require a high-speed connection to work properly. If you are concerned about your connection speed, we recommend that you download the files and run them locally.
The demos and their scripts require certain plug-ins, which are available for free download from the links below.