IBM Advanced Job Scheduler for the IBM i

Designed to simplify unattended operations, automate operator functions, and control job output distribution. Jobs can be automatically run based on a rich set of schedule definitions, the completion of other jobs, or the status of system objects. Administrators and operators can be notified via message queues or through a pager product.

The Job Scheduler plug-in allows you to define and manage your scheduled jobs with a graphical interface to time and date definitions along with many other job properties. With the plug-in you can also define control information, like work days, holiday calendars, and pager product interfaces.

Besides being available for System i Navigator, Several key functions of the IBM Advanced Job Scheduler for IBM are now available for IBM Navigator for i.

Backup Recovery and Media Services (BRMS)

The BRMS Navigator for i client, a graphical user interface that plugs into System i Navigator and IBM Navigator for i, has been available for many releases with new enhancements and function added on a regular basis. With the BRMS you can manage BRMS operations, across several systems, from a single Windows(R) desktop.

Performance Tools for System i

Experienced system managers and operators are familiar with the IBM Performance Tools program, which provides tools for analysis, modeling, detailed reports, and graphical views of their IBM i servers. These tools help them know how their servers are performing and understanding how changes affect their ability to conduct daily business.

The Performance Tools plug-in available only with IBM Navigator for i, allows you to view this performance data graphically. You can summarize data into reports, create graphs to show trends, and analyze the details of your system performance.

IBM Navigator for i displays performance metrics graphically over a selected interval of time. A Details view allows you to see detailed performance data for the selected time interval in a variety of ways. To analyze your system performance, you can view job data, subsystem data, pool data, or disk unit data.

System i High Availability Solutions Manager (5761-HAS)

IBM i High Availability Solutions Manager (HASM) helps protect critical business applications from outages. Combined with i5/OS V6R1 or IBM i 7.1, HASM delivers tools for configuring, monitoring, and managing your high availability clustering solution.

HASM includes three types of interfaces for controlling and managing the high availability environment:

GUI operations are deployed via IBM Navigator for i.

DB2 Content Manager OnDemand for System i

Provides a highly reliable, yet flexible, system to meet data archive and retrieval requirements. Key functions are described below:

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