Preventive Service Planning Information
Before you install z/OSMF, be sure to review the current Preventive Service Planning (PSP) information. The PSP buckets maintain current lists (which have been identified since the package was created) of any recommended or required service for the installation of this package. This service includes software PSP information (ZMAZOS) that contains HIPER and required PTFs against the base release.
Fix Category Information
For a list of fix category (FIXCAT) values and descriptions, see the following web page: http://www.ibm.com/systems/z/os/zos/features/smpe/fix-category.html.
New Function APARs
|OA38006||V1R13: UA64661||Allows ISPF task users to reconnect to existing sessions.|
|OA38812||V1R13: UA65835||Documents the ceatool utility, which provides a batch interface for deleting incidents and the associated diagnostic data.|
|PI05322||V2R1: UI16025||Adds support for using the Ctrl key on most PC keyboards as the Enter key in the ISPF task, providing better consistency with typical 3270 emulator keyboard layouts.|
|PI08825||V2R1: UI16026||Adds support for retrieving and viewing performance data that the RMF™ Distributed Data Server has collected in the past for the metric groups contained in a monitoring dashboard.
Adds support for exporting the data collected in monitoring dashboards into CSV format files on your local workstation, enabling further data evaluation using a spreadsheet application.
|PI08826||V2R1: UI16027||Provides support for adding comments to the service definition history.|
|PI08847||V2R1: UI16029||Adds support for using a comma, period, or blank as the separator between the different parts of a problem number.
Provides a new file name format for dumps and logs sent to IBM® or another vendor.
|PI20091||V2R1: UI90005||Adds the z/OSMF information retrieval REST interface API.
Updates the FTP Servers task to add support for OpenSSH secure FTP (SFTP).
Enhances the Systems task by allowing users to define groups for organizing systems, to view system definitions by sysplex or group, and to discover active systems that belong to the same JES2 multi-access spool (MAS) or JES3 complex as the z/OSMF host system.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF core services.
|PI20092||V2R1: UI90006||Enhances the z/OS jobs REST interface API to allow an HTTP client application to manage jobs through the JES2 SSI 85 interface, to add support for greater than 10 million Spin data sets, and to add new properties, "recfm" and "lrecl", in the returned JSON job file document when using spool file list function.|
|PI20099||V2R1: UI90007||Enhances the z/OS data set and file REST interface to support browsing and editing of sequential data sets, PDS/PDSE data set members, and z/OS UNIX files.|
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF ISPF task.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF System Status and Resource Monitoring tasks.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Workload Management task.
|PI20151||V2R1: UI90011||Enhances the z/OSMF Software Managment task to allow users to use OpenSSH secure FTP when deploying software to a system in another sysplex, to view, submit, and review the results for deployment jobs within the Software Management task, and to more easily retrive product information files for the End of Service report.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Software Management task.
|PI20153||V2R1: UI90012||Provides support for using OpenSSH secure FTP when sending diagnostic data to IBM® or another vendor.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Incident Log task.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Capacity Provisioning task.
|PI20168||V2R1: UI90014||Provides support for creating a workflow step that saves its output in a separate file for use by subsequent steps in the workflow instance or by other workflow instances.
Adds support for desigining a workflow step that is performed when a logical condition is satisfied on the z/OS system.
Allows users to specify which variables are used during automation in the Perform Automated Step window.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 24 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 for the z/OSMF Workflows task.
Adds REST services for managing data on one system, a list of systems, or all the systems in a group.
Adds REST services for listing the groups, sysplexes, and systems that are defined to z/OSMF.
Enhances the z/OSMF Systems task to add support for establishing a secure single sign-on (SSO) environment using the Third Party Authentication (LTPA) security protocol and to add support for organizing the system definitions by CPC (central processor complex).
Enhances the z/OSMF configuration workflow to add steps for discovery and configuration for the following plug-ins: ISPF, WLM, Capacity Provisioning, and Incident Log.
Adds support for the metrics that were introduced or updated in z/OS RMF for the IBM z13 server.
Adds REST services to allow a client application to interact with the z/OSMF Software Management task. The services allow a caller to list the software instances defined to z/OSMF, to retrieve the properties of a software instance, and to add a new software instance.
Adds support for printing and exporting data in several tables, including the Software Instances table, the Products table, and the Data Sets table.
Adds REST services to allow you to create and manage a workflow programmatically.
Enhances the Workflows XML schema to allow you to invoke a workflow from a workflow step for execution.
Enhances the z/OSMF Workflows task to add support for specifying the scope of a JOB statement so that you can apply the JOB statement to other steps and workflows.
|PM40764||V1R13: UK77415||Allows a user to create a new deployment that uses the saved configuration from a previous deployment.|
|Removes all references to the WebSphere® administrative console from the z/OSMF publications and replaces the references, as appropriate, with alternate information.
Adds a new script izuupdate.sh to assist in querying and, if necessary, modifying certain environmental or advanced settings that control the behavior of z/OSMF.
|PM50651||V1R13: UK76993||Adds support for managing user authorization for the Software Deployment plug-in.|
|PM73833||V1R13: UK83841||Changes the name of the Deployment task in the z/OSMF Software category to Software Management.
Adds new data gathering, display, and reporting actions that can be performed against software instances and against products installed in a software instance.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF Software Deployment task.
|PM74502||V1R13: UK83825||Provides new functions or enhancements for the FTP Servers task, the Systems task, the z/OS jobs REST API, and table filtering.
Adds the z/OSMF Settings category, which contains the FTP Servers task and the Systems task.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for z/OSMF core.
|PM74507||V1R13: UK83828||Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF ISPF task.|
|PM74508||V1R13: UK83833||Adds support for application linking.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF System Status and Resource Monitoring tasks.
|PM74517||V1R13: UK83836||Adds support for application linking, and provides additional enhancements.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF Workload Management task.
|PM74518||V1R13: UK83842||Provides support for modifying the default JCL that z/OSMF created to send the diagnostic data files before job submission.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF Incident Log task.
|PM74519||V1R13: UK83852||Provides support for creating and managing domain configurations and provisioning policies.
Adds browser support for Mozilla Firefox ESR 10 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 for the z/OSMF Capacity Provisioning task.
|PM98630||V2R1: UI16044||Adds the following REST APIs: data persistence services, TSO/E address space services, and z/OS data set and file services.
Adds the Import Manager task, which z/OSMF administrators can use to import plug-ins, event types, event handlers, and links into z/OSMF.
Adds services to the z/OS jobs REST API that allow a job to run on a secondary JES2 system and that hold and release a job on the z/OS system.
Enhances the sample configuration workflow, which is provided with z/OSMF as an example of how a workflow could be used to configure a z/OS system.
|PM98632||V2R1: UI16030||Adds support for preloading a batch of pre-defined variables during workflow creation by importing an additional property file.
Provides support for automatically performing a series of workflow steps without any user interaction.
|PM99518||V2R1: UI16028||Provides support for adding multiple non-SMP/E managed data sets to a software instance and for modifying the mount points of multiple UNIX file system data sets while configuring a deployment.
Provides a list of the UNIX file system data sets that are included in a software instance, and lists the UNIX directories that are contained in each data set.