IBM z/OS Management Facility

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

APAR
Number
Release and
PTF Number
Description
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.

PM40764 V1R13: UK77415 Allows a user to create a new deployment that uses the saved configuration from a previous deployment.
PM45287 V1R11: UK74109
V1R12: UK74110
V1R13: UK74111
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.



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