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QMGTOOLS: Must Gather Data Collector User's Guide

Technote (troubleshooting)


Problem(Abstract)

This document contains a guide to common functions for the QMGTOOLS (Must Gather Data Collector Tool).

Resolving the problem

This document contains a guide to common functions for the QMGTOOLS (Must Gather Data Collector Tool).

Note: As more functions are added, additional guides will be added to this document. Note that this is documenting common functions. Advanced functions are not yet documented.

What is it

QMGTOOLS (MustGather toolset) is a set of tools to assist individual teams collect data for issues concerning their product. For example, the PowerHA menu contains a set of programs that will collect specific items (joblogs, SST macro output, VLOGs, and so on) to assist the technical representative in debugging a problem. A user will install this tool (it is a save library, so restore the library) on his/her IBM i and use the menu to collect data for the specific problem:

Picture of GO MG main menu


Where to get it and how to install

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1011297

How to get to the main menu

1. ADDLIBLE QMGTOOLS
2. GO MG, and press Enter.


System Snapshot

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1010353


FTP Data to IBM

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1010370


Check IBM For Updated QMGTOOLS

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=nas8N1020468


Help Information For Menu Items

If help is available, some of the menu items should contain a help URL. For example, in the HA (High Availability) menu, there is a help URL.


Picture that highlights option for QMGTOOLS help

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Operating System IBM i 6.1
Operating System IBM i 7.1
Operating System IBM i 7.3
Operating System IBM i 7.2

Historical Number

665797536

Document information

More support for: IBM i
High Availability

Software version: 7.2, 7.2.0, 7.3

Operating system(s): IBM i

Reference #: N1010441

Modified date: 25 June 2013


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