Client self assist - Technical Support Information for IBM TWS z/OS Administrators
January 19, 2016 | Issue #1
Welcome to the TWS for z/OS Technical Support Information newsletter. This communication is designed to help you derive maximum value from your software by providing the most up-to-date technical information, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to other key information.
IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS V.93 SPE was made available on December 22, 2015. For details about the contents, see the Small Programming Enhancements document.
On the Agent for z/OS, you can now define a local variable and its value with the param command, then add it within a job definition with the JOBREC statement. For details, see Specifying variables and passwords in the JOBREC statement.
Latest Technotes and FAQs
Most recent APARs
Latest Downloads and Fixes
Fix Central for Workload Scheduler for z/OS
Tool to help you search fixes for your specific product.
Fixes by Version for Workload Scheduler for z/OS (PSP BUCKETS)
This document contains a comprehensive list of recommended, generally available (GA) fixes.
Education and training
IBM Workload Automation (Youtube) training modules
Check out the available training videos for your IBM Workload Scheduler software.
IBM Education Assistant complimentary flash training modules for TWS for z/OS
Short technical training modules to help with the administration of your TWS for z/OS software.
Problem Solving Resources
TWSz Migration to new release - Best Practices
A basic guide to upgrading TWS for z/OS to a new Release, with emphasis on best practices for a successful migration and elimination of excessive detail provided in product documentation.
MustGather: Read First for TWS for z/OS
Gathering data before requesting support will help you understand the problem and save time analyzing the data.
TWS for z/OS Knowledge Center
Links to product documentation for all versions.
TWS for Virtualize Data Center Documentation Central
This page includes various documentation links.
Forums and Wikis
IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS Wiki
This Wiki provides you with best practices and scenarios for using the product.
IBM Workload Automation Forum
This forum is for technical discussion focused on Workload Automation products to share product knowledge and experience.
System z community
Connect, learn, and share with the System z Community experts.
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