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July, 2016 - IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS Customer Support Technical Information Newsletter

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Client self assist - Technical Support Information for IBM TWS z/OS Administrators

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IBM Technical Support Newsletter

July 13, 2016 | Issue #7

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.


Latest Technotes and FAQs


Most recent APARs


Latest Downloads and Fixes

  1. Fix Central for Workload Scheduler for z/OS
    Tool to help you search fixes for your specific product.
  2. 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

  1. IBM Automation Academy
    A channel all about time saving, educational videos that come straight from the IBM automation experts who work with these products daily.

  2. IBM Workload Automation (YouTube) training modules
    Check out the available training videos for your IBM Workload Scheduler software.
  3. 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.
  4. IWS for z/OS Output Collector quick configuration
    A quick guide that summarizes the major steps needed to set up the IWS for z/OS Output Collector feature.

  5. IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS V9.3 – How implement a Dynamic scheduling decision scenario by using WAPL
    See the power of the new Workload Automation Programming Language interface through the implementation of this scenario.

  6. Why to use IWS for z/OS advanced ISPF panels
    Learn how to use the advanced ISPF panels for easier Current Plan monitoring and faster DB administration.

  7. Setting up your environment for the reporting feature
    Follow the instructions about how to set up the environment to use this feature, which allows you to collect historical data and archiving it.

  8. How to customize the SSL protocol version for IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS
    IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS provides a secure, authenticated, and encrypted connection
    mechanism for communication based on the SSL protocol, which is automatically
    installed with the product.

Problem Solving Resources

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. TWS for z/OS Documentation Central
    This page includes various documentation links.
  4. TWS for Virtualize Data Center Documentation Central
    This page includes various documentation links.


Forums and Wikis
  1. IBM Workload Scheduler for z/OS Wiki
    This Wiki provides you with best practices and scenarios for using the product.
  2. IBM Workload Automation Forum
    This forum is for technical discussion focused on Workload Automation products to share product knowledge and experience.
  3. System z community
    Connect, learn, and share with the System z Community experts.


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Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS
TWS for z/OS
IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS
Tivoli TWS for z/)S
Workload Scheduler for z/OS

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS

Software version: Version Independent

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: Edition Independent

Reference #: 7016548

Modified date: 2016-07-13