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add SLES support for zD&T

Currently all of zD&T is only officially supported w/RHEL or Ubuntu - missing SLES. Clients who have standardized their IT on SLES, esp. in regulated industries, cannot run zD&T in a supported manner. It would be good to get SLES support f...
3 days ago in Z Development and Test Environment 0 Submitted

Identify and Terminate dropped connections to IMS

Currently if an IMS user loses their connection to the internet they remain logged in to IMS. This prevents them from logging back in. Currently the lowest ASOT and ALOT values of 10 do not provide the ability to immediately cleanup dropped sessio...
6 days ago in IMS Transaction Manager / General TM 0 Submitted

Customer would like the e3270UI screen KM5WSX4D - to provide graphs similar to screen KM5BOTA2

Customer would like the e3270UI screen KM5WSX4D - to provide graphs similar to screen KM5BOTA2.
about 9 hours ago in IBM OMEGAMON for z/OS 0 Submitted

IDz. Better distribution of UserBuild and Local Property Groups configs.

Currently in IDz, the configurations of DBB UserBuild and the Local Property Groups can not be distributed to the developers via P2C, so they would need to set those configuraitons manually. Performing this configuration is out of the scope of the...
about 10 hours ago in IBM Developer for z/OS / Dependency Based Build 0 Submitted

Utilize user credentials when recording test cases in CICS instead of CICS user credentials

Current process requires RACF rule to permit CICS to store data at user level. This RACF rule or PERMIT would be mitigated if zUnit utilized user credentials. This would reduce customization steps on implementation.
about 10 hours ago in IBM Developer for z/OS / zUnit 0 Submitted

Add version/release number to folders in uss as in mvs when installing products

When idz ee and its different component like zexpl, zee, dbb and so on are installed on the mainframe then version/release numbers are created in mvs like V3R3M0, V16R0M0, V2R0M0 but there are no version/release-numbers in uss. If we would install...
6 days ago in IBM Developer for z/OS / All components 0 Submitted

Improve performance for running code review by JCL

When running a code review/sowftware analyze in IDz it takes miliseconds, when running it by JCL the same code review takes about a minute. Most of the time seems to isolated to starting up a headless instance of eclipse, even when implementing ca...
5 days ago in IBM Developer for z/OS / Software Analyzer 0 Submitted

Exclusively run the Hyperswap 'Phase 1 check', via a Planned/unplanned Hyperswap script.

We would be interested in having a tool (SCRIPT,...) that could be executed before running a Planned/Unplanned HS simulation, and certify whether we are (or not) prepared to be able to perform an HS without causing, for example, the fall of a syst...
13 days ago in GDPS 0 Planned for future release

CTG .NET Client Support

We need Instana on Z/OS to support CTG (CICS Transaction Gateway) .NET clients. This will help us better monitor and trace transactions. Please prioritize and implement this feature in Instana. It's crucial for our operations and will enhance our ...
26 days ago in IBM Z Application Performance Management Connect 0 Planned for future release

Another way for controlling access between IWSz and zCentric IWS-agent on distributed platform instead of using member in EQQPARM dataset.

An audit has revealed that some users have access to both userIDs and passwords for zCentric agent users when updating these in member in EQQPARM dataset.Even if we encrypt the EQQPARM dataset, the person(s) adding/updating user-info into EQQPARM ...
10 days ago in IBM Z Workload Scheduler 0 Under review