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OA48604: VARIOUS ENHANCEMENTS TO OMEGAMON XE FOR CICS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • This APAR will deliver enhancements to OMEGAMON XE for CICS on
    z/OS including:
    
    Increased number and resolution for metrics for Task History in
    the Enhanced 3270 UI.
    Improved usability for Task History in the Ehanced 3270 UI.
    Improved Web Services displays.
    Ability to track programs within a task.
    

Local fix

  • n/a
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS users.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS product    *
    *                      enhancements.                           *
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    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply the PTF.                               *
    ****************************************************************
    This sysmod will deliver enhancements to OMEGAMON XE for CICS
    on z/OS.
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • The following features are being provided:
    
    - Support for 6 decimal places, Support has been added to
      display important interval values for tasks, with a
      resolution of up to 6 decimal places.
    - The ability to easily see transactions from a different
      time in Task History. Currently when you enter task history
      you are presented with the most recent transactions. You can
      access task history from a historical summary to see tasks
      from that period. With this change you see the time and date
      of the most recent transaction displayed. This value can be
      over typed to view transactions from another time.
    - Task History filtering improvements. Previously Task history
      filtering only supported one decimal place for response time
      and CPU time. This is now increased to support up to 6
      decimal places.
    - Enhance Web Services displays allow for more detailed
      monitoring of SOAP traffic to and from the CICS regions.
    - An ability to see for Web Service provider details of the
      tasks in history that provided the web service response.
    - CICSplex Task History allows users to see the task history
      for a finite amount of time across a CICSplex. It allows
      the user to see all transactions for a given time range
      and sort those by various attributes.
    - The ability to track the duration of programs via a new
      global option to trace all program calls. This feature
      allows  users to see the breakdown of time within their
      transactions by the driving application program.
    - Navigation to tasks which have finished. If when selecting a
      task in the summary display, the task has ended, the user
      will be taken to the task details in task history, if
      available.
    - Reduced CPU at the hub TEMS. Improvements have been made to
      allow for a reduction in the number of queries that are
      issued on a regular basis. This will lead to a reduction of
      the workload for the hub TEMS.
    - Improved efficiency for historical queries targeting a list
      of resources. Queries are now more directly focused when
      showing a historical summary to the node concerned.
    - Embedded data for IMS. Some metrics are shared between the
      OMEGAMON XE for CICS and OMEGAMON XE for IMS components.
      So less time is spent switching between Enhanced 3270 UI
      workspaces for the components. Troubleshooting is therefore
      faster.
    - New ability to take action against Datasets. This allows
      for the management of RLS files from the CICS perspective in
      a similar way to file actions are performed today.
    - Enhance debugging of CICSplex features include automatic
      enablement of trace for product provided debugging
      workspaces. New messages better indicate the configuration
      of a CICSplex.
    
    After installing this PTF, you must reload the RTE
    where an OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS agent is running
    and then restart the agent.
    
    If you are NOT using the Self-Defining Agent (SDA) feature,
    this PTF must be installed in conjunction with fix pack
    5.3.0-TIV-KC5-FP0001 which must be applied to the TEPS
    environment and, if the hub TEMS is running on a non-z/OS
    platform it must be applied to the hub TEMS.
    However, if you are using SDA, this is not necessary.
    
    The SDA feature does not update the application support used
    by the TEP Desktop Client. To update the TEP Desktop Client's
    application support to the level delivered by this
    PTF, you must also install fix pack 5.3.0-TIV-KC5-FP0001.
    
    See the following Technote for a description of the
    enhancements and message updates:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24040529
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA48604

  • Reported component name

    OMEG XE CICS Z/

  • Reported component ID

    5698A5800

  • Reported release

    530

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / New Function

  • Submitted date

    2015-08-12

  • Closed date

    2015-08-13

  • Last modified date

    2015-11-03

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

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

    UA78624

Modules/Macros

  • KCEAGENT KCECRT00 KCEPLX@S KCEPSL00 KCEREG00
    KCETML@S KCPATF   KCPCFSD  KCPCFSP  KCPCFSS  KCPCMDSC KCPCMD
    
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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    OMEG XE CICS Z/

  • Fixed component ID

    5698A5800

Applicable component levels

  • R530 PSY UA78624

       UP15/09/04 P F509

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Document information

More support for: Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for CICS on z/OS

Software version: 530

Reference #: OA48604

Modified date: 03 November 2015