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CP3KVMXT VM Extract Utility for zCP3000 and zPCR capacity planning tools



Document Author:

Gretchen Frye


Document ID:

PRS718


Doc. Organization:

WSC IBM Z


Document Revised:

09/12/2019


Product(s) covered:

zEnterprise; z/VM







Abstract: The zCP3000 VM Extract Utility (CP3KVMXT) reads CP Monitor data and generates an Enterprise Data File (EDF) of PR/SM, system image, and workload related measurements for input into zCP3000 and/or zPCR. A CP3KVMXT-created EDF can be can be used to model interactive VM workloads or workloads under guest operating systems such as Linux, and can be concurrently loaded with a CP3KEXTR-created z/OS EDF for the same data intervals.

Some capacity planning tools mentioned on this webpage are authorized for use by IBM employees and Certified IBM Business Partners. IBM Customers have access to the data extract tools (including CP3KVMXT), zPCR, zBNA, and zSoftCap, which they should obtain themselves from publicly available websites.
Product Name:
CP3KVMXT
Product Version:
Version 2.8g
Operating System:
z/VM
Change Date:
09/12/2019
Approximate Size:
.5MB
Click to download the tool
Click to view User Guide


The zCP3000 VM Extract Utility (CP3KVMXT) reads CP Monitor data and generates an Enterprise Data File (EDF) of system and workload related measurements for input into zCP3000. It supports VM running as native or in a partition. It can be used to model interactive VM workloads or workloads under guest operating systems such as Linux.

Note: The CP3KVMXT executable downloads from the http://www.vm.ibm.com/download website, which posts changes a few days earlier than Techdocs. It is possible that the Techdocs web page changes and user's guide will lag behind the  CP3KVMXT executable.

Change History
Hide details for CP3KVMXT & Prereq Installation:CP3KVMXT & Prereq Installation:

+++ From your laptop +++
1) Download VMArc from http://www.vm.ibm.com/download/vmarc.module then upload to target VM in binary mode
2) Download Monview from http://www.vm.ibm.com/download/packages/monview.vmarc then upload to target VM in binary mode
- test : uploaded VMARC should belrecl=80 and the line 1, cols 1-4 should be ":CFF"
3) Download CP3KVMXT from http://www.vm.ibm.com/download/packages/cp3kvmxt.vmarc then upload to target VM in binary mode
- test : uploaded VMARC should belrecl=80 and the line 1, cols 1-4 should be ":CFF"
4) Download the CP3KVMXT User's Guide and view with Adobe PDF

+++ On the z/VM system +++
5) PIPE < VMARC MODULE A | deblock cms | > VMARC MODULE A
- test : type VMARC then enter, and you should see some help info
you should *NOT* see DMSMOD639E Error loading module VMARC

6) VMARC UNPK MONVIEW VMARC fm (REP
- test : you should see messages listing the 12 or so files unpacked

7) VMARC UNPK CP3KVMXT VMARC fm (REP
- test : enter CP3KPREQ to check all prerequisites



Classification:

Hardware

Category:

Planning and Design




Platform(s):

IBM Z

S/W Pillar(s):

IBM System z Software

O/S:

z/VM

Keywords:

CP3KVMXT, z/VM, VM, EDF, zCP3000, CP3000, Capacity Planning, CPUMF, zPCR, monitor

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