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I hope you all are enjoying one of the best IBM Share conventions EVER!  I am soaking up all of the new technology like a sponge.  Kudos to IBM and our tight knit mainframe community!  The mainframe has been eloquently transformed over time, yet, despite all the drastic changes, it has never lost a step on being the foundation for our huge IT enterprises.  This is the most exciting time to be a mainframer!

Joe Polizzi
Founder/CEO
Mainframe.us.com, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ
www.mainframe.expert – Founder
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Joe Polizzi
Founder/CEO
Mainframe.us.com, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ
www.mainframe.expert – Founder
www.trainframelms.com/Intern  – Founder/CEO – MF Training & Internship
www.mainframe.us.com – Founder/CEO – MF Services, Staffing & Consulting
(623) 594-3956 – Option # 1

Feed the Beast! Fast & Secure Mainframe Data Transfers to Hadoop!

Hi all – It’s been a long time!  I hope all is well.

Today, I’d like to talk to you about Luminex’s MDI (Mainframe Data Integration) Secure File Transfer.

MDI is a FICON attached appliance to your mainframe.  MDI performs secure file transfers from your mainframe to any Big Data data analytics platform.  No messing around with RACDCERT or USS kdb certificates on the mainframe.  No agent or client software is required to be installed on any other distributed or cloud server.  Simply IEBGENER to the appliance and MDI does the rest (encryption, data transfer, logging and, notification).  MDI appliances can be configured with terabytes or petabytes of affordable and usable disk storage by your applications.

MDI is installed at one of my accounts (large credit card company) where it feeds their Apache Ignite environment hourly (they converted from using C:D – Connect Direct).  Their results have been spectacular.

Luminex will also be show-casing their SAS replacement and Secure File Transfer products at Share in San Jose.  Are any of you going to Share in a couple of weeks from now?

If you think that anyone else in IT might be interested in this information, feel free to pass this on.

Thanks,

Joe Polizzi
Founder/CEO
Mainframe.us.com, Inc.
Phoenix, AZ
www.mainframe.expert – Founder
www.trainframelms.com/Intern  – Founder/CEO – MF Training & Internship
www.mainframe.us.com – Founder/CEO – MF Services, Staffing & Consulting
(623) 594-3956

Eliminate your Mainframe SAS License! What????

Luminex’s MDI SAS replacement solution

For Mainframe z/OS Luminex MDI gives users, an alternative to SAS products without the need for costly re-writing of existing SAS programs.  Among other connection options, there is specific Mainframe support for DB/2, VSAM, and Teradata.  MDI will be of particular interest to users wanting to reduce to a minimum the cost of running an existing portfolio of SAS programs or maybe running MXG at the lowest possible cost.

Hey Displaced IBM Mainframers – Work From Home – Systems Programmer w/CICS & Apps

Hi All – Sorry to hear about the latest IBM purge of US talent.  The good news is there is lots of mainframe work out there.

So I am slammed and I have have no more bandwidth for this work from home contract position – It’s less systems programming and more working with a team motivated to move apps off the mainframe – are you interested/want to discuss? Or do you have someone else in mind?  Sounds like a multi-year project.  Expect maybe 10% travel for some face-to-face with the customer.

Required skills are as follows:

-Minimum 10 years’ experience in mainframe systems programming

-Deep mainframe expertise spanning Z/OS, storage management, CICS and job scheduling

-Ability to lead and work with application teams on comprehensive and efficient project plans to shut-down applications while meeting all regulatory requirements including documentation and data retention

-Ability to lead the consolidation of LPAR’s including moving regions, batch environments, data sets and load libraries with no unplanned impact to application availability

-Work closely with application teams on driving overall strategy

-Performing and maintaining an inventory of application components including batch jobs, copy books, associated load libraries, JCL, CICS regions, etc; and ensuring all components are decommissioned as applications are migrated off the mainframe

-Work with application teams and lead data retention requirements sessions including identification, process and disposition of mainframe application software and data sets.

Thanks,

Joe Polizzi – CEO – Mainframe.US.com, Inc. &  www.mainframe.expert

Notes From My Latest z/OS v2.2 Upgrade (November 2016)

PREPARATION TO BE COMPLETED JUST PRIOR TO IPL:
Rename 7 members listed below removing the “@” prefix
EDIT              SYS1.XLO1.PROCLIB                     Row 0000004 of 0000167
Command ===>                                                  Scroll ===> CSR
           Name     Prompt       Size   Created          Changed          ID
_________ @CAS9                    72  2016/08/20  2016/08/20 18:52:55  TEK07
_________ @CTS                     63  2016/08/20  2016/08/21 04:19:51  TEK07
_________ @NET                     19  2016/08/20  2016/08/20 19:09:43  TEK07
_________ @NETVIEW                397  2016/08/20  2016/08/20 19:07:06  TEK07
_________ @SDSF                    18  2016/08/20  2016/08/20 18:50:26  TEK07
_________ @SDSFAUX                 19  2016/08/20  2016/08/20 18:55:17  TEK07
_________ @TMSINIT                 50  2016/08/20  2016/08/20 19:11:53  TEK07
These can be all copied/merged back to SYS1.&AGENCY..PROCLIB as part of clean-up.
MORE PREP, STATUS & DETAIL:
  1. Create and distribute an Operational, Tech Check and UAT Script with published times.
  2. Open CAB ticket.
  3. Catalog SYS1.ZOS22.PARMLIB on AZIODF to XLO1 system MASTER (Done)
  4. Catalog SYS2.OSEM.V62.LINKLIB.ZOS22NEW on AZIODF to XLO1 system MASTER (Done)
  5. CATALOG v2.2 specific SYS1.PROD/AGCY/SHARED.LPALIB/LINKLIB.Z22 to XLO1 system MASTER (Done)
  6. In ZOS22 PARMLIB above, *22 replaces *13 from SYS1.PARMLIB (Done)
  7. Copy IEASYSX1 from SYS1.PARMLIB to ZOS22.PARMLIB and change 13 to 22 suffixes. (Done)
  8. Copy PROGX1 from SYS1.PARMLIB to ZOS22.PARMLIB and add new CTAPLINK.ADOA to it.  (Done)
  9. Update SYS0.IPLPARM(LOAD22) – for LPAR DEF – IEASYM = 22 and SYS1.ZOS22.PARMLIB as first PARMLIB in the CONCAT.  (Done)
  10. COPY v1.13 PROCs to SYS1.XLO1.PROCLIB and modify for v2.2: (Renames Required Before IPL)
    1. CAS9  ß Make sure these have been renamed removing the “@” prefix!!
    2. CTS
    3. NET
    4. NETVIEW
    5. SDSF
    6. SDSFAUX
    7. TMSINIT
  11. OSEM PROC – Make sure //* zOSEM V6.2 is ready
  12. CAS9 PROC – Make sure OPTLIB=$$.CA.CA1.V14R0.CTAPOPTN.ADOA  (Done)
  13. TMSINIT PROC – Make sure OPTLIB='$$.CA.CA1.V14R0.CTAPOPTN.ADOA'  (Done)
  14. CTS PROC – Make sure OPTS=$$.CA.CA1.V14R0.CTAPOPTN.ADOA also $$.CA.CA1.V14R0.CTAPEARL.ADOA (Done)
  15. Add / compare / modify PROD related members in - $$.CA.CA1.V14R0.CTAPOPTN.ADOA (Done)
  16. NET and NETVIEW PROCs – SYS1.VTAMLST (for now) volume specific: DD DISP=SHR,DSN=SYS1.VTAMLST,UNIT=SYSALLDA,VOL=SER=Z13DL1 (Done)
  17. Remove S HZSPROC in SYS0.SHARED.COMMANDS – Leave the STOP in the STOPX1 member.  (Not Done)
  18. Make sure the new zFS Z22ZF1 volume comes online at IPL – VARY ONLINE may have to be added to COMMNDX1:
    1. Z22ZF1 PRIVATE 3390            4     246767     16450     246675     16445 1570 (Done)
FDRABR.VZ22ZF1                                                 Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.V5R4.NETVHFS.DATA                               Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.ETC.DATA                                     Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.FNT.DATA                                     Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.HKCCFGFZ.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.HKCDATFZ.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.HKCLOGFZ.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.JAVA31M1.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.JAVA64M1.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.JAVA64V6.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.JV31V71.DATA                                 Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.JV31V80.DATA                                 Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.JV64V71.DATA                                 Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.NETVHFS.DATA   Z22ZF1 ß Special Handling Required
                                           Not Part of v2.2 Upgrade
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.ROOT.DATA                                    Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.SCFZHFS2.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.SIBMROOT.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.SIGYROOT.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.SIXMHFS.DATA                                 Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.SIZUUSRD.DATA                                Z22ZF1
SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ22.VAR.DATA                                     Z22ZF1
SYS1.VTOCIX.Z22ZF1                                             Z22ZF1
SYS1.VVDS.VZ22ZF1                                              Z22ZF1
Upgrade to z/OS v2.2:
LOAD ADDRESS = 10FA (Z22RES)
LOAD PARAMETER = 107322M1
Fallback to z/OS v1.13:
LOAD ADDRESS = 10F3 (Z13RES)
LOAD PARAMETER = 107312M
POST SUCCESSFUL IPL: PERFORM MIGRATION ACTIONS FOR BLUEZONE/APACHE.
SEE ATTACHED EMAIL.
POST SUCCESSFUL IPL: HARDEN BPXPRMX1 MOUNT FOR APACHE BLUEZONE .
SEE ATTACHED EMAIL.
mount filesystem('$$.SYS0.OMVS.BZ.APACHE.MOUNT') type(zfs) mountpoint('/etc/websrv1/’) on XLO1
POST SUCCESSFUL IPL: UPDATE HMC IPL ACTIVATION PROFILE.
POST SUCCESSFUL IPL:  UPDATE TMS PANELS & CMD TABLE FOR V14.
ACTIONS & CLEANUP REQUIRED:
  • OSEM Fix for S722 – Band aid in SYS0.SHARED.COMMANDS using $T JES2 commands
  • Fix NET / NETVIEW PROCS referring to cataloged entry on DASD Z13DL1
  • On some systems, ISF.SISFSRF (SDSF Custom PARMS) are catalogued on Z13DL1
  • TMS Panels to v14
  • Schedule first RSU rollout
CLEANUP IF DESIRED:
  • JES2 CHECK POINT upgrade from z11 to z22 – not required now
  • ASU MVS2 – DB2 DDF required an /etc/host entry because of problems with DNS lookup 
  • PROC STC rollback & merge back to the AGENCY Level
  • Update IOCDS Level to reflect IODF SYS1.IODF42
  • Return v1.13 DASD volumes back to Storage Group
  • Fix IEFACTRT Flower Box DISPLAY Problem
  • Get SMSPDSE working properly to stop the corruption
v1.13 DISPLAY COMMANDS FOR POST v2.2 COMPARISON:
-D A,L                                                                  
IEE114I 12.02.43 2016.312 ACTIVITY 002
 JOBS     M/S    TS USERS    SYSAS    INITS   ACTIVE/MAX VTAM     OAS
00010    00079    00029      00037    00060    00029/00500       00052
 LLA      LLA      LLA      NSW  S  VLF      VLF      VLF      NSW  S
 DLF      DLF      DLF      NSW  S  RMF      RMF      IEFPROC  NSW  S
 SYSLOGD  SYSLOGD  CONFHFS  NSW  SO TCPIP    TCPIP    TCPIP    NSW  SO
 EPWFFST  FFST     EPWFFST  NSW  S  SDSF     SDSF     SDSF     NSW  S
 NET      NET      NET      NSW  S  NETVSSI  NETVSSI  NETVIEW  NSW  S
 NETVIEW  NETVIEW  NETVIEW  NSW  SO HSM      HSM      HSM      NSW  S
 JES2     JES2     IEFPROC  NSW  S  RACF     RACF     RACF     NSW  S
 MIMSTAM  MIMSTAM  MIMGR3   NSW  S  MIMSCON  MIMSCON  MIMGR3   NSW  S
 GSSA     GSSA     GSSA     NSW  S  CROND4   STEP1    OMVSKERN OWT  AO
 MUFAPR   MUFAPR   NOIEFUSI NSW  S  MUFAT2   MUFAT2   DBMUF    NSW  S
 MUFAUT   MUFAUT   DBMUF    NSW  S  BLUZONE  BLUZONE  WEBSRV   IN   SO
 OMPROUTE OMPROUTE OMPROUTE IN   SO OSNMPD   OSNMPD   OSNMPD   OWT  SO
 SMTP     SMTP     SMTP     NSW  S  FTPD1    STEP1    FTPD     OWT  AO
 SYSVXLO1 SYSVXLO1 SYSVIEW  NSW  SO SYSUXLO1 SYSUXLO1 SYSVIEW  NSW  SO
 HSIJMON  HSIJMON  MONITOR  NSW  S  APPC     APPC     APPC     NSW  S
 ASCH     ASCH     ASCH     NSW  S  ADTIM    ADTIM    RACFAGNT OWT  SO
 OAM      OAM      IEFPROC  NSW  S  TSO      TSO      STEP1    OWT  S
 CMSC     CMSC     CMSCX1   NSW  S  RMFGAT   RMFGAT   IEFPROC  NSW  SO
 XDSSPROC XDSSPROC DBUGSTC  NSW  S  DSSISTC  DSSISTC  DSSISTC  NSW  SO
 RODM     RODM     START    NSW  S  GMFHS    GMFHS    STEP1    NSW  S
 ADTIM1   *OMVSEX  ADTIM1   OWT  AO ADTIM3   STEP1    ADTIM1   IN   AO
 CTMCMEMP CTMCMEMP MONITOR  NSW  S  IOAOMONP IOAOMONP IOAOMON  NSW  S
 IOASMONP IOASMONP IOASMON  NSW  S  CTDOMON1 CTDOMON1 IOAOMON  NSW  S
 FUSION   FUSION   FUSION   NSW  SO SSHD4    STEP1    OMVSKERN OWT  AO
 TN3270   TN3270   TN3270   NSW  SO ESF      ESF      NOIEFUSI NSW  SO
 SVOSSTC  SVOSSTC  SVOS     NSW  S  HZSPROC  HZSPROC  HZSSTEP  NSW  SO
 HBZMGR01 HBZMGR01 RUN      NSW  SO OMEGCN   OMEGCN   OMEG     NSW  S
 OMEGDS   OMEGDS   NOIEFUSI NSW  SO OMEGTOM  OMEGTOM  OMEGTOM  NSW  SO
 OMEGM2   OMEGM2   OMEGM2   NSW  SO OMEGM2CS OMEGM2CS OMEGM2CS NSW  S
 OMEGM2RC OMEGM2RC OMEGM2RC OWT  S  OMEGON   OMEGON   NOIEFUSI NSW  SO
 OMEGN3   OMEGN3   NOIEFUSI NSW  SO OMEGNA   OMEGNA   OMEGNA   NSW  SO
 OMEGOC0  OMEGOC0  OMEGOC0  NSW  S  OMEGC20  OMEGC20  OMEGC20  NSW  S
 OMEGC5   OMEGC5   NOIEFUSI NSW  SO MUFAHC   MUFAHC   NOIEFUSI NSW  S
 PWXLSTPR PWXLSTPR STEP1    OWT  SO PWXLSTTS PWXLSTTS STEP1    OWT  SO
 #AC8I586 AC8IP015 IDEAL    IN   J  XWRITE   CICSAPH  IEFPROC  OWT  S
 CICSACPH CICSACPH NOIEFUSI NSW  SO CICSACP  CICSACP  NOIEFUSI NSW  SO
 CICSACPR CICSACPR NOIEFUSI NSW  SO CICSAUAT CICSAUAT NOIEFUSI NSW  SO
 CICSATST CICSATST NOIEFUSI NSW  SO CICSATS2 CICSATS2 CICS     NSW  SO
 CAENF    ENF      CAENF    NSW  S  CCITCP   CCITCP   NOIEFUSI NSW  SO
 ODBCAPRA ODBCAPRA NOIEFUSI OWT  SO ODBCAPRB ODBCAPRB ODBCAPRB OWT  SO
 ODBCAPRC ODBCAPRC ODBCAPRC OWT  SO ODBCAPRD ODBCAPRD NOIEFUSI OWT  SO
 ODBCAUT  ODBCAUT  ODBCAUT  OWT  SO ODBCAT2  ODBCAT2  ODBCAT2  OWT  SO
 ODBCAHC  ODBCAHC  ODBCAHC  OWT  SO FTPD6    STEP1    AHC42    OWT  AO
 $AC3E031 AC3EP000 IDEAL    IN   J  #AC0A356 FTP00000          OWT  JO
 #ACSPTOT S00003            IN   J
-D OMVS,F
BPXO045I 12.09.45 DISPLAY OMVS 710
OMVS     000E ACTIVE             OMVS=(I3,13,X1)
TYPENAME   DEVICE ----------STATUS----------- MODE  MOUNTED    LATCHES
ZFS            32 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=43
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.CICSTS52.OMVSZ13.ROOT              04.30.14    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/cicsts
ZFS            31 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=42
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.ITIM                          04.30.14    Q=0
  PATH=/u/itim50_racf_adapter
ZFS            30 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=41
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.DCOMSRVR.V11R0                04.30.14    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/caidcom
ZFS            29 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=40
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.SSH                           04.30.14    Q=0
  PATH=/SYSTEM/etc/ssh
ZFS            28 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=39
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.SSL                           04.30.14    Q=0
  PATH=/u/ssl
ZFS            27 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=38
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.USER.SWFAFS0                  04.30.14    Q=0
  PATH=/u/user/swfafs0
ZFS            26 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=37
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.USER                          04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/u/user
ZFS            25 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=36
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.BLUEZONE                      04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/bluezone
ZFS            24 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=35
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.HODV8.PRIVATE                 04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/HOD/hostondemand/private
ZFS            23 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=34
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.HODV8                         04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/HOD
ZFS            22 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=33
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.LOGSBZ                        04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/SYSTEM/tmp/logsbz
ZFS            21 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=32
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.TMP.LOGS                      04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/SYSTEM/tmp/logs
ZFS            20 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=31
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.TMP                           04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/SYSTEM/tmp
ZFS            19 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=30
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVS.DEV                           04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/SYSTEM/dev
ZFS            18 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=29
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.SCFZHFS2                   04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/SYSTEM/var/wbem
ZFS            17 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=28
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.VAR                        04.30.13    Q=0
  PATH=/SYSTEM/var
ZFS            16 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=27
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.SHAPHFS                    04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/IHSA/V7R0
ZFS            15 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=26
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.SHPUROOT                   04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/ported
ZFS            14 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=25
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.SIBMROOT                   04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/pli
ZFS            13 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=24
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.SHPHROOT                   04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/php
ZFS            12 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=23
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.SHPEROOT                   04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/perl
ZFS            11 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=22
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.NETVHFS                    04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/netview/v5r4
ZFS            10 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=21
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.JAVA64V7                   04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/java/J7.0_64
ZFS             9 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=20
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.JAVA31V7                   04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/java/J7.0
ZFS             8 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=19
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.JAVA64V6                   04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/java/J6.0_64
ZFS             7 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=18
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.JAVA64M1                   04.30.12    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/java/J6.0.1_64
ZFS             6 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=17
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.JAVA31M1                   04.30.11    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/java/J6.0.1
ZFS             5 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=16
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.JAVA31V5                   04.30.11    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/java/J5.0
ZFS             4 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=15
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.SIXMHFS                    04.30.11    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/ixm/IBM
ZFS             3 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=14
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.SIGYROOT                   04.30.11    Q=0
  PATH=/usr/lpp/cobol
ZFS             2 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=13
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.ETC                        04.30.11    Q=0
  PATH=/SYSTEM/etc
ZFS             1 ACTIVE                      RDWR  10/23/2016  L=12
  NAME=SYS0.XLO1.OMVSZ13.ROOT                       04.30.11    Q=0
  PATH=/
-D IPLINFO
IEE254I  12.11.30 IPLINFO DISPLAY 789
 SYSTEM IPLED AT 04.29.05 ON 10/23/2016
 RELEASE z/OS 01.13.00    LICENSE = z/OS
 USED LOAD12 IN SYS0.IPLPARM ON 01073
 ARCHLVL = 2   MTLSHARE = N
 IEASYM LIST = (13,AD,03,L)
 IEASYS LIST = (00,X1,13) (OP)
 IODF DEVICE: ORIGINAL(01073) CURRENT(01073)
 IPL DEVICE: ORIGINAL(010F3) CURRENT(010F3) VOLUME(Z13RES)
-D IOS,CONFIG
IOS506I 12.11.50 I/O CONFIG DATA 812
ACTIVE IODF DATA SET = AZIODF.IODF42
CONFIGURATION ID = ADOAPROD       EDT ID = 00
TOKEN:  PROCESSOR DATE     TIME     DESCRIPTION
 SOURCE: Z12ADOA  16-05-03 11:36:55 AZIODF   IODF42
ACTIVE CSS:  0    SUBCHANNEL SETS CONFIGURED: 0, 1, 2
CHANNEL MEASUREMENT BLOCK FACILITY IS ACTIVE
-D PROG,LINKLIST
CSV470I 12.12.09 LNKLST DISPLAY 839
LNKLST SET LNKLST00   LNKAUTH=LNKLST
ENTRY  APF  VOLUME  DSNAME
   1        AZIODF  SYS2.LINKLIB
   2    A   Z13RES  SYS1.MIGLIB
   3    A   Z13RES  SYS1.CSSLIB
   4    A   Z13RES  SYS1.SIEALNKE
   5        Z13RES  SYS1.SIEAMIGE
   6    A   AZIODF  SYS1.XLO1.LINKLIB
   7    A   AZIODF  SYS1.ADOA.LINKLIB.Z13
   8    A   AZIODF  SYS1.SHARED.LINKLIB.Z13
   9    A   Z13RES  SYS1.LINKLIB
  10        Z13RES  ISF.SISFMOD1
  11    A   Z13RES  ISF.SISFLOAD
  12    A   Z13RES  ASM.SASMMOD1
  13    A   Z13RES  CBC.SCLBDLL
  14    A   Z13RES  CBC.SCLBDLL2
  15    A   Z13RES  CSF.SCSFMOD0
  16    A   Z13RES  DIT.V1R3M0.SDITMOD1
  17        Z13RES  EOX.SEPHLOD1
  18    A   Z13RES  FFST.V120ESA.SEPWMOD2
  19        Z13RES  FFST.V120ESA.SEPWMOD4
  20        Z13RES  GDDM.SADMMOD
  21        Z13RES  GIM.SGIMLMD0
  22    A   Z13RES  IGY.SIGYCOMP
  23    A   Z13RES  ISP.SISPLOAD
  24    A   Z13RES  NETVIEW.CNMLINK
  25    A   Z13RES  REXX.SEAGALT
  26    A   AZIODF  SYS1.ADOA.VTAMLIB
  27    A   Z13RES  SYS1.VTAMLIB
  28    A   Z13RES  SYS1.CMDLIB
  29    A   Z13RES  SYS1.DFQLLIB
  30        Z13RES  SYS1.DGTLLIB
  31        Z13RES  SYS1.SCBDHENU
  32    A   Z13RES  SYS1.SERBLINK
  33        Z13RES  SYS1.SHASLNKE
  34    A   Z13RES  SYS1.SHASMIG
  35        Z13RES  SYS1.SICELINK
  36        Z13RES  SYS1.SORTLIB
  37    A   Z13RES  TCPIP.SEZALOAD
  38    A   Z13RES  TCPIP.SEZALNK2
  39        AZIODF  SYS2.MIGLIB
  40        AZIODF  SYS2.CSSLIB
  41        AZIODF  SYS2.SIEALNKE
  42        AZIODF  SYS2.SIEAMIGE
  43        AZIODF  SYS2.OSEM.OSEM61.LINKLIB.Z13COXG
  44    A   Z13RES  CEE.SCEERUN
  45    A   Z13RES  CEE.SCEERUN2
  46    A   *SMS*   $$DOA.CF.V720.XLO1.LOADLIB
  47    A   *SMS*   $$DOA.CF.LOADLIB
  48        AZIODF  SYS2.DOC.TXT2PDF.LOAD
  49    A   *SMS*   $$.DSSI.R310.LOAD
  50        *SMS*   $$.CW.ABENDAID.SLCXLOAD
  51        *SMS*   $$.ABENDAID.XLO1.CUST.LOAD
  52        *SMS*   $$.ABENDAID.V12R3.MPAA230.SPAALOAD
  53    A   *SMS*   $$.VANGRD.AVSS.VANLOAD.X1
  54        *SMS*   $$.PKZIP.V15.LOAD
  55        AZIODF  SYS2.CAI.EZTP.R116.XLO1.CAILIB
  56    A   ZAD002  SYS2.CAI.DATACOM.V14R0.CABDLOAD
  57    A   ZAD002  SYS2.CAI.IDEAL.V14R0.LINKLIB
  58    A   ZAD002  SYS2.CAI.IPC.V14R0.LINKLIB
  59    A   ZAD002  SYS2.CAI.CICSSF.V14R0.LINKLIB
  60    A   *SMS*   $$.CAI.CCS.V14R1.CAW0LOAD
  61    A   *SMS*   $$.CAI.CCS.V14R1.CAW0LINK
  62    A   *SMS*   $$.CAI.CCS.V14R1.CAW0PLD
  63    A   *SMS*   $$.CAI.CCS.V14R1.CAW0DCM
  64    A   AZIODF  SYS2.CAI.CCS.SHARED.CAILIB
  65    A   *SMS*   $$.CICS.TS52.SDFHLINK
  66    A   *SMS*   $$.CICS.TS52.CPSM.SEYULINK
  67    A   *SMS*   $$.DOA.FDRABR.FDR5483.LOAD
  68    A   AZIODF  SYS2.CAI.CA1.ADOA.CAILIB
  69        *SMS*   $$.Z.COPYCAT.CAILINK
  70    A   ZAD002  SYS2.CAI.CICSSF.PROD.LINKLIB
  71    A   ZAD002  SYS2.CAI.IPC.PROD.LINKLIB
  72    A   AZIODF  SYS2.CAI.DATACOM.V12R0.CABDLOAD
  73    A   ZAD002  SYS2.CAI.IDEAL.PROD.LINKLIB
  74    A   SYSAPF  SYS2.CAI.CAILIB
  75        *SMS*   SYS2.CAI.LIBR.V44.LOAD
  76        SYS023  SYS2.PPLIB
  77    A   SYS200  $TEX.LINKLIB
  78        *SMS*   $$.RLX.LINKLIB
  79        *SMS*   TEK.LIB.LINKLIB
  80        SYSAPF  SYS2.MVSCMD.ADOA.LNK
  81        SHAR02  SYS2.MVSCMD.LINKLIB
  82        *SMS*   $$DOA.ORACLE.V9205.LINKLIB
  83    A   SYS200  SYS2.PROTERM.R310.LOADLIB.AUTH
  84    A   *SMS*   $$.DSSI.R280.LOAD
  85    A   *SMS*   $$.SYSVIEW.V139.CNM4BLOD
  86    A   *SMS*   $$.SYSVIEW.V139.CNM4BLOD.CUSTOM
  87    A   *SMS*   $$.SYSVIEW.V139.CNM4BLOD.RSU1407
-F CATALOG,ALLOCATED
IEC351I CATALOG ADDRESS SPACE MODIFY COMMAND ACTIVE
IEC348I ALLOCATED CATALOGS 945
*CAS*******************************************************************
* FLAGS -VOLSER-USER-CATALOG NAME                                   % *
* Y-I-R- ZX2CT1 0001 CATALOG.XLO2.MASTER                            1 *
* YSIAR- SYS516 0001 CATALOG.VOLCAT.V6                              1 *
* YSIAR- SYS501 0001 CATALOG.VOLCAT.V4                              1 *
* YSIAR- SYS504 0001 CATALOG.VOLCAT.V3                              2 *
* YSI-R- SYS508 0001 CATALOG.VAULT1                                 1 *
* Y-I-R- ZADCT1 0001 CATALOG.TEK.USERCAT                            1 *
* YSV-R- SYS508 0001 CATALOG.SYS502                                 1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS029 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF2.VPUR001                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS028 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF2.VAHM001                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS026 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF1.VSYSB3E                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS025 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF1.VSYSB3D                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS023 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF1.VSYSB00                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYHSY2 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF1.VSYHSY2                       52 *
* Y---R- SYS006 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF1.VPUR001                        1 *
* Y-I-R- DOT002 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF1.VDOT002                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS016 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF1.VAHC003                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS014 0001 CATALOG.DOAICF2.VDOA900                        1 *
* YSI-R- DBS001 0001 CATALOG.DB2S.ADOA                              1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS003 0001 CATALOG.CONTROLD.USERCAT                       2 *
* Y-V-R- SYS024 0001 CATALOG.CICS.USERCAT                           1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS004 0001 CATALOG.CICICF1.VSYS004                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS006 0001 CATALOG.$PUICF1.VDOA312                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS000 0001 CATALOG.$AHICF1.VDOA717                       16 *
* Y-I-R- SYS007 0001 CATALOG.#COICF1.VDOA717                       37 *
* Y-I-R- ZAD002 0001 CATALOG.ADOA.USERCAT                           1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS015 0001 CATALOG.$AHICF1.USERCAT                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS010 0001 CATALOG.@DCICF1.VDOA717                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS005 0001 CATALOG.$DSICF1.VDOA717                        9 *
* Y-I-R- SYS008 0001 CATALOG.#DCICF1.VDOA717                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS009 0001 CATALOG.@ACICF1.VDOA715                       14 *
* Y-I-R- SYS013 0001 CATALOG.DOAICF1.VDOA802                       62 *
* Y-I-R- SYS011 0001 CATALOG.$AHICF2.USERCAT                        1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS002 0001 CATALOG.$DCICF1.VDOA312                        7 *
* YSIAR- SYS520 0001 CATALOG.VOLCAT.V7                              2 *
* YSIAR- SYS501 0001 CATALOG.VOLCAT.VGENERAL                        3 *
* YSI-R- SMF502 0001 CATALOG.SMF501                                 1 *
* YSI-R- SYS216 0001 CATALOG.FDRABR.DOA                             5 *
* Y-V-R- SYS015 0001 CATALOG.CA.USERCAT                             1 *
* Y-I-R- SHAR05 0001 CATALOG.HSM.USERCAT                            1 *
* Y-I-R- SYS027 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF1.VSYS100                        7 *
* Y-I-R- SYS001 0001 CATALOG.MVSICF2.VSYS001                       14 *
* YSV-R- SYS503 0001 CATALOG.SYS501                                 1 *
* YSV-R- SYS203 0001 CATALOG.SYS201                                 1 *
* Y-V-R- AZIODF 0001 CATALOG.AZIODF.USERCAT                         1 *
* Y-I-R- ZADCT1 0001 CATALOG.ADOA.MASTER                            1 *
***********************************************************************
* Y/N-ALLOCATED TO CAS, S-SMS, V-VLF, I-ISC, C-CLOSED, D-DELETED,     *
* R-SHARED, A-ATL, E-ECS SHARED, K-LOCKED                             *
*CAS*******************************************************************
IEC352I CATALOG ADDRESS SPACE MODIFY COMMAND COMPLETED
SAMPLE CHANGE WINDOW SCRIPT – 6:00am to 10:00am:
For XLO1, just as XLO3, Darrell will be in charge of UAT coordination and 
Sunday xx/xx/2016 – x:xx am – conference line (602) 771-9093 remains open.
  1. Jon to perform IOA changes 6am to 7 am
  2. Shawn to prepare Z22ZF1 (zFS) for XLO1
  3. Update HMC IPL PROFILES
  4. Linda – Backup ADOA TMC/AUDIT.
  5. Team  – Verify ready for first z/OS v.2.2 IPL to minimum level
  6. ??? – Shutdown XLO1 as soon as XLO1 backups are complete.
  7. ??? – IPL XLO1 V2.2 (minimum level) IPL from 10FA LOADPARM 107322M1.
  8. Start TN3270 and TSO – Do not respond “YES” to SYSTASKS WTOR (yet).
  9. Team – logon and check v2.2 status.
  10. Shawn and ??? – Activate consoles and monitor IPL for success/errors.
  11. ??? and Linda – Verify CAS9/TMSINIT TMS 14 upgrade.
  12. Shawn – Verify OSEM and Exit Loads.
  13. Team – complete base system health checks.
  14. IPL again if needed to fix errors that are found.
  15. Once base v2.2 is declared clean, respond “YES” to start a complete system.
  16. Make sure INITs are drained.
  17. Team - Perform a final complete system health check – compare previous display commands below from v1.13.
  18. Request Ops to perform their testing.
  19. ??? – Update the ISPF panels for TMS to LIBDEF to correct v14.0 panels, etc.
  20. Wait for feedback from all testers on conference line.
  21. By 9:00 am – Hoping for GO decision and hear that v2.2 and the applications look good.
  22. Update HMC IPL Profile for v2.2
  23. Dynamic JES2 Checkpoint upgrade from z11 to z22 will be executed after we have run on z/OS v2.2 for at least 30 days.
Regards,

Joe Polizzi
Mainframe Engineer Consultant | Mainframe Systems Administration
ADOA – Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology (ASET) Office| State of Arizona
100 North 15th Avenue, Suite 400, Phoenix, AZ 85007
P: (602) 542-2339 | M: (602) 334-0617 | joseph.polizzi@azdoa.gov
http://www.mainframe.us.com
http://www.mainframe.expert

Download, Receive, Apply SMP/E RED ALERT PTF APAR OA48941 Before December 15, 2015

http://m.ibm.com/http/www14.software.ibm.com/support/customercare/sas/f/redAlerts/20150930.html

To increase awareness about this IBM RED Alert!!

Download, Received Apply, SMP/E RED ALERT PTF APAR OA48941 UA79203 BEFORE December 15, 2015.  To verify, use IPCS to read a DUMP or ACTIVE ASID – Make sure UCCB in the dump after the PTF is IPL’d into your system using “IPCS LIST” command below:

IPCS OUTPUT STREAM —————————————— Line 0 Cols 1 78
Command ===> ip list 10?+220?+3C?+10 len(x’8′)                SCROLL ===> CSR
****************************** TOP OF DATA ***********************************

LIST 1E64F000. ASID(X’0047′) POSITION(X’+10′) LENGTH(X’08’) AREA
1E64F010. LENGTH(X’08’)==>All bytes contain X’00’
****************************** END OF DATA ***********************************

Libraries hit by this PTF:
SYS1.LINKLIB
SYS1.LPALIB
SYS1.NUCLEUS

Contact me if you have questions.  Thanks, Joe Polizzi

joe.polizzi@mainframe.expert

By Chris O’Malley, President and CEO, Compuware

http://datacenterpost.com/2015/10/two-platform-it-mainframe-and-the-cloud/

Excerpt:

IT spends countless hours patching, upgrading, and troubleshooting the almost insanely complex conglomerations of servers, storage devices, network devices, operating systems, and other data center detritus they have accumulated over the years. It takes squadrons of experienced, well-trained technicians to keep these hyper-complex environments afloat. And they simply cannot be secured—because the threat surface and threat matrix are always expanding faster than enterprise defenses.

Perhaps worst of all, the incremental costs for new applications and services are huge. More code requires more infrastructure, which requires more staff and more data center capacity to house, power, and cool. So there are minimal economies of scale.

Contrast this with the mainframe—which delivers exceptional performance, unmatched security, rock-solid reliability, and incremental data center costs that approach zero—and the economic logic of two-platform IT quickly becomes evident.