Operations Manager for z/VM supports automated operational monitoring and management of z/VM virtual machines and Linux guests. It can help you address issues before they impact your Service Level Agreements.
Systems programmers and administrators can automate routine maintenance tasks in response to system alerts. Users are able to more easily debug problems by viewing and interacting with consoles for service machines and Linux guests. Operators have the ability to better interpret messages and determine corrective actions.
Operations Manager for z/VM:
Operations Manager for z/VM V1.4 and V1.5 run on hardware that meets the minimum specifications of the supported operating environment. All prerequisites and corequisites for these products apply. The products listed here are supported only while service is available for those products.
The following materials are available for Operations Manager for z/VM:
Automatically Logging on a User at Linux System Boot Time for Console Management
Learn about mingetty – an autologon method that automatically logs on a user ID at Linux boot time.
Creating an Event Console with Automation for z/VM and Linux
Perform event management and automation in a way that is familiar to most z/OS system programmers.
Enabling the FACILITY Class for Use by RACF for z/VM. (PDF, 883KB)
Learn to use RACF to control access to various functions in Operations Manager.
Integrating IBM Operations Manager for z/VM with IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
Send Event Integration Facility (EIF) events and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) traps.
Putting Operations Manager Configuration Files and Automation EXECs into Shared File System (SFS)
Implement SFS in support of these Operations Manager for z/VM files.
Routing Linux and UNIX SYSLOG data to Operations Manager for processing
Route local and remote syslog data to Operations Manager – configuring it to receive it.
Operational Monitoring and Automation for z/VM and Linux on z Systems (PDF, 532.44KB), including demo scenarios.
E-mail Tracy Dean if you would like the full presentation with screenshots
IBM Solutions for Administering, Monitoring and Managing z/VM and Linux on z Systems (PDF, 1.41MB), including demo scenarios
- Publications for Operations Manager for z/VM V1.6
- Publications for Operations Manager for z/VM V1.5
Operations Manager for z/VM Fact Sheet (PDF, 34KB)
Operations Manager for z/VM V1.5 Installation and Administration Guide (PDF, 592KB), SC18-9347
Operations Manager for z/VM V1.5 Program Directory (PDF,219 KB), GI10-8664