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IBM z/OS Management Facility


Preventive Service Planning Information

Before you install z/OSMF, be sure to review the current Preventive Service Planning (PSP) information. The PSP buckets maintain current lists (which have been identified since the package was created) of any recommended or required service for the installation of this package. This service includes software PSP information (ZMAZOS) that contains HIPER and required PTFs against the base release.



Fix Category Information

For a list of fix category (FIXCAT) values and descriptions, see the following web page: IBM Fix Category Values and Descriptions.



New Function APARs

APAR
Number
Release and
PTF Number
Description
OA38006 V1R13: UA64661 Allows ISPF task users to reconnect to existing sessions.
OA38812 V1R13: UA65835 Documents the ceatool utility, which provides a batch interface for deleting incidents and the associated diagnostic data.
PI05322 V2R1: UI16025 Adds support for using the Ctrl key on most PC keyboards as the Enter key in the ISPF task, providing better consistency with typical 3270 emulator keyboard layouts.
PI08825 V2R1: UI16026 Adds support for retrieving and viewing performance data that the RMF™ Distributed Data Server has collected in the past for the metric groups contained in a monitoring dashboard.

Adds support for exporting the data collected in monitoring dashboards into CSV format files on your local workstation, enabling further data evaluation using a spreadsheet application.

PI08826 V2R1: UI16027 Provides support for adding comments to the service definition history.
PI08847 V2R1: UI16029 Adds support for using a comma, period, or blank as the separator between the different parts of a problem number.

Provides a new file name format for dumps and logs sent to IBM® or another vendor.

PI20091 V2R1: UI90005 Adds the z/OSMF information retrieval REST interface API.

Updates the FTP Servers task to add support for OpenSSH secure FTP (SFTP).

Enhances the Systems task by allowing users to define groups for organizing systems, to view system definitions by sysplex or group, and to discover active systems that belong to the same JES2 multi-access spool (MAS) or JES3 complex as the z/OSMF host system.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF core services.

PI20092 V2R1: UI90006 Enhances the z/OS jobs REST interface API to allow an HTTP client application to manage jobs through the JES2 SSI 85 interface, to add support for greater than 10 million Spin data sets, and to add new properties, "recfm" and "lrecl", in the returned JSON job file document when using spool file list function.
PI20099 V2R1: UI90007 Enhances the z/OS data set and file REST interface to support browsing and editing of sequential data sets, PDS/PDSE data set members, and z/OS UNIX files.
PI20133 V2R1: UI90008

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF ISPF task.

PI20138 V2R1: UI90009

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF System Status and Resource Monitoring tasks.

PI20139 V2R1: UI90010

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Workload Management task.

PI20151 V2R1: UI90011 Enhances the z/OSMF Software Managment task to allow users to use OpenSSH secure FTP when deploying software to a system in another sysplex, to view, submit, and review the results for deployment jobs within the Software Management task, and to more easily retrive product information files for the End of Service report.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Software Management task.

PI20153 V2R1: UI90012 Provides support for using OpenSSH secure FTP when sending diagnostic data to IBM® or another vendor.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Incident Log task.

PI20166 V2R1: UI90013

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Capacity Provisioning task.

PI20168 V2R1: UI90014 Provides support for creating a workflow step that saves its output in a separate file for use by subsequent steps in the workflow instance or by other workflow instances.

Adds support for desigining a workflow step that is performed when a logical condition is satisfied on the z/OS system.

Allows users to specify which variables are used during automation in the Perform Automated Step window.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Workflows task.

PI32148 V2R1: UI90019

Adds REST services for managing data on one system, a list of systems, or all the systems in a group.

Adds REST services for listing the groups, sysplexes, and systems that are defined to z/OSMF.

Enhances the z/OSMF Systems task to add support for establishing a secure single sign-on (SSO) environment using the Third Party Authentication (LTPA) security protocol and to add support for organizing the system definitions by CPC (central processor complex).

Enhances the z/OSMF configuration workflow to add steps for discovery and configuration for the following plug-ins: ISPF, WLM, Capacity Provisioning, and Incident Log.

PI32157 V2R1: UI90020

Adds support for the metrics that were introduced or updated in z/OS RMF for the IBM z13 server.

PI32158 V2R1: UI90021

Adds REST services to allow a client application to interact with the z/OSMF Software Management task. The services allow a caller to list the software instances defined to z/OSMF, to retrieve the properties of a software instance, and to add a new software instance.

Adds support for printing and exporting data in several tables, including the Software Instances table, the Products table, and the Data Sets table.

PI32163 V2R1: UI90022

Adds REST services to allow you to create and manage a workflow programmatically.

Enhances the Workflows XML schema to allow you to invoke a workflow from a workflow step for execution.

Enhances the z/OSMF Workflows task to add support for specifying the scope of a JOB statement so that you can apply the JOB statement to other steps and workflows.

PI39497 V1R13: UI27787
V2R1: UI27788
Enhances when the browser and operating system incompatibility messages are displayed.
PI39520 V2R1: UI27789 Enhances the documentation for the z/OSMF System Status and Resource Monitoring tasks to clarify which browsers and operating systems were tested with z/OSMF and which browsers and operating systems are expected to be compatible with z/OSMF.
PI39536 V2R1: UI27790 Enhances the documentation for the z/OSMF Workload Management task to clarify which browsers and operating systems were tested with z/OSMF and which browsers and operating systems are expected to be compatible with z/OSMF.
PI39541 V2R1: UI27791 Enhances the documentation for the z/OSMF Incident Log task to clarify which browsers and operating systems were tested with z/OSMF and which browsers and operating systems are expected to be compatible with z/OSMF.
PI39547 V2R1: UI27792 Enhances the documentation for the z/OSMF Capacity Provisioning task to clarify which browsers and operating systems were tested with z/OSMF and which browsers and operating systems are expected to be compatible with z/OSMF.
PI40364 V2R1: UI28962

Adds REST services to allow a caller to route requests and responses between the client-side and server-side code for z/OSMF plug-ins where the server-side code is hosted on an application server other than the z/OSMF server.

Enhances the Import Manager task to add support for importing plug-ins into z/OSMF that have server-side code hosted on an application server other than the z/OSMF server.

Enhances the Systems task to add support for creating system definitions that specify the settings required to access the application servers in your enterprise.

PI67839 V2R2: UI42849

Adds new function to the z/OSMF Workload Management task in support of IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management.

PI71084 V2R1: UI45555

Adds new function to the z/OSMF Workload Management task in support of IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management.

PI71118 V2R2: UI45556
V2R1: UI45555

Adds support for level 031 of the WLM service definition to the z/OSMF Workload Management task.

PI73398 V2R2: UI45557

Adds support for sharing sysplex definitions among all users to the z/OSMF Resource Management task.

PI77388 V2R2: UI46543

Adds support to IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management for sysplex provisioning, manual security mode, and the template actions editor.

PI79666 V2R3: UI47419
V2R2: UI47570
V2R1: UI47569

Adds support for non-SMP/E managed products to the Software Management task.

PI80825 V2R3: UI53619
V2R2: UI53639

Adds support for portable software instance acquisition to the Software Management task.

PI88944 V2R3: UI52347

Adds support to IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management for CPU metering and capping, composite templates, moveable instance support for templates, shared resource pools, and the ability to restart provisioning workflows.

PI89361 V2R3: UI52324
V2R2: UI52327

Adds new function to the z/OSMF Workload Management task in support of Container Pricing for IBM Z. Also provides enhancements for the Workload Management task when used with IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management.

PI89935 V2R3: UI52318
V2R2: UI52320

The z/OSMF Resource Management task is enhanced to support Container Pricing for IBM Z. Also provides enhancements for the Resource Management task when used with IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management for z/OS.

PI91120 V2R2: UI53168

Adds functions to the z/OSMF core functions on z/OS V2R2.

PI91121 V2R2 : UI53093

Adds functions to the z/OS Operator Consoles task on z/OS V2R2.

PI91154 V2R2: UI53092

Adds support to IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management for CPU metering and capping, composite templates, moveable instance support for templates, shared resource pools, and the ability to restart provisioning workflows.

PI91157 V2R2: UI52982

Provides enhancements to the Incident Log task for z/OS V2R2.

PI91550 V2R2: UI53090

Provides TSO/E address space services enhancements in support of the z/OS Operator Consoles task on z/OS V2R2.

PI92211 V2R3: UI55431

Changes the mount point for the z/OSMF data directory to /global/zosmf. In previous releases, the mount point was /var/zosmf.

PI92305 V2R3: UI54443

Adds support for parallel step execution in z/OSMF workflows.

PI92884 V2R3: UI54443

Adds support for running z/OSMF workflows on remote systems.

PI92905 V2R3: UI54411

The TSO/E address space services are enhanced to support:

  • Starting TSO/E address spaces on a remote system in the sysplex.
  • Running TSO/E applications on a remote system in the sysplex.
PI93623 V2R2: UI55312

The TSO/E address space services are enhanced to support:

  • Starting TSO/E address spaces on a remote system in the sysplex.
  • Running TSO/E applications on a remote system in the sysplex.
PI94193 V2R3: UI54424

Adds support for running z/OSMF ISPF on a remote system in the same sysplex.

PI95358 V2R2: UI55241

Adds support for:

  • Parallel step execution in z/OSMF workflows.
  • Running z/OSMF workflows on remote systems.
PM40764 V1R13: UK77415 Allows a user to create a new deployment that uses the saved configuration from a previous deployment.
PM45287 V1R11: UK74109
V1R12: UK74110
V1R13: UK74111
Removes all references to the WebSphere® administrative console from the z/OSMF publications and replaces the references, as appropriate, with alternate information.

Adds a new script izuupdate.sh to assist in querying and, if necessary, modifying certain environmental or advanced settings that control the behavior of z/OSMF.

PM50651 V1R13: UK76993 Adds support for managing user authorization for the Software Deployment plug-in.
PM73833 V1R13: UK83841 Changes the name of the Deployment task in the z/OSMF Software category to Software Management.

Adds new data gathering, display, and reporting actions that can be performed against software instances and against products installed in a software instance.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF Software Deployment task.

PM74502 V1R13: UK83825 Provides new functions or enhancements for the FTP Servers task, the Systems task, the z/OS jobs REST API, and table filtering.

Adds the z/OSMF Settings category, which contains the FTP Servers task and the Systems task.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for z/OSMF core.

PM74507 V1R13: UK83828 Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF ISPF task.
PM74508 V1R13: UK83833 Adds support for application linking.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF System Status and Resource Monitoring tasks.

PM74517 V1R13: UK83836 Adds support for application linking, and provides additional enhancements.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF Workload Management task.

PM74518 V1R13: UK83842 Provides support for modifying the default JCL that z/OSMF created to send the diagnostic data files before job submission.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF Incident Log task.

PM74519 V1R13: UK83852 Provides support for creating and managing domain configurations and provisioning policies.

Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF Capacity Provisioning task.

PM98630 V2R1: UI16044 Adds the following REST APIs: data persistence services, TSO/E address space services, and z/OS data set and file services.

Adds the Import Manager task, which z/OSMF administrators can use to import plug-ins, event types, event handlers, and links into z/OSMF.

Adds services to the z/OS jobs REST API that allow a job to run on a secondary JES2 system and that hold and release a job on the z/OS system.

Enhances the sample configuration workflow, which is provided with z/OSMF as an example of how a workflow could be used to configure a z/OS system.

PM98632 V2R1: UI16030 Adds support for preloading a batch of pre-defined variables during workflow creation by importing an additional property file.

Provides support for automatically performing a series of workflow steps without any user interaction.

PM99518 V2R1: UI16028 Provides support for adding multiple non-SMP/E managed data sets to a software instance and for modifying the mount points of multiple UNIX file system data sets while configuring a deployment.

Provides a list of the UNIX file system data sets that are included in a software instance, and lists the UNIX directories that are contained in each data set.



Document information

More support for: z/OS family

Software version: 2.3

Operating system(s): z/OS

Reference #: T1027687

Modified date: 24 May 2018


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