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PI42725: NEW FUNCTION - Z/OSMF WORKFLOW ENHANCEMENT.

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • Z/OSMF Workflow enhancement.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of IBM z/OSMF Workflow task,       *
    *                 HSMA217.                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: This APAR provides new functions        *
    *                      to z/OSMF V2R1.                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    1. Support simplified variables format in substitution and
    condition.
    
    2. Enhance workflow to support large JCL/REXX/Shell script.
    
    3. Enhance workflow to make workflow author's file template
    reusable.
    
    4. Enhance workflow to allow workflow author use variable place
    holders in step file path to make it dynamic.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • -------------  ENHANCEMENTS  -------------
    1. Workflow adds support for simplified variables format in
    substitution and condition expressions without providing
    variable prefix.
    
    2. Workflow adds support for large script which can have up to
    10000 lines when submit from workflow.
    
    3. Workflow adds support to make workflow author's referenced
    file template reusable by allowing them to specify different
    variables for different workflow steps.
    
    4. Workflow adds support for workflow author to specify dynamic
    file path by using workflow variables as place holders in their
    step file path.
    
    -------------  DOCUMENTS UPDATES ------------------------------
    New workflow enhancements are described in the IBM z/OS
    Management Facility Programming Guide, SA32-1066-04.
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI42725

  • Reported component name

    Z/OSMF WORFKLOW

  • Reported component ID

    5655S2807

  • Reported release

    217

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / New Function / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2015-06-10

  • Closed date

    2015-08-10

  • Last modified date

    2015-09-02

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

    UI30060

Modules/Macros

  • IZUWFAAA IZUWFCAA
    

Publications Referenced
SA32106600        

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    Z/OSMF WORFKLOW

  • Fixed component ID

    5655S2807

Applicable component levels

  • R217 PSY UI30060

       UP15/08/15 P F508

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Document information

More support for: z/OS family

Software version: 217

Operating system(s): MVS, z/OS

Reference #: PI42725

Modified date: 02 September 2015


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