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CP3KVMXT VM Extract Utility for zCP3000 and zPCR capacity planning tools



Document Author:

Gretchen Frye


Document ID:

PRS718


Doc. Organization:

Advanced Technical Sales


Document Revised:

05/24/2018


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. 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.

The CPS Tools on this webpage are only authorized for IBM employees and Certified IBM Business Partners. IBM Customers only have access to zPCR, zBNA, and zSoftCap which are obtained using publicly available websites.
Product Name:
CP3KVMXT
Product Version:
Version 2.8d
Operating System:
z/VM
Change Date:
05/23/2018
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.


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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 System z Family

S/W Pillar(s):

IBM System z Software

O/S:

VM

Keywords:

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

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