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Support Korean Code Page 933 in Remote Connection Emulator

Implement support for the Korean code page 933 in Remote Connection Emulator when using a DBCS or SOSI compatible session type. Extension is to support all valid code pages. Using IDz 16.0.3 the Korean code page is not supported in the 'Code page'...
4 days ago in IBM Developer for z/OS / Host Emulator 0 Submitted

Create a table that presents the value of MSUs consumed exactly equal to field N7 of the SCRT

Field N7 of the SCRT presents the number of MSUs consumed per LPAR that will be paid to IBM under the TFP contract. In order to better price products and anticipate the amount to be paid, we need to know the quantity of MSUs consumed to carry out ...
8 days ago in IBM Z Performance and Capacity Analytics 0 Submitted

UserBuild execution from source code Mainframe remote PDSs

IDz does not allow to execute UserBuild with Cobol programs stored in PDSs directly. That functionality is only allowed in local project source files. Any developer that wants to execute an UserBuild on a PDS source program will need to: Have a cr...
3 days ago in IBM Developer for z/OS / Usability 0 Submitted

GDPS dual legs 3 sites Metro Mirror extended to be 4 sites so as to attain HA in the DR data center as is in the Production data center

This extension will allow the regular swap between Production and DR data centers because both will have HA. Regular swaps and long stays in the DR center are supposed to be a requirement of DORA
2 months ago in GDPS 13 Future consideration

ITM for Omegamon doesn't support Microsoft Crypto Api and/or Windows keystore

keyfile.kdb maintaining for ITM Omegamon is unflexible and makes certificate maintenance very time-consuming.Updates overwrite user specific settings. So we were forced to implement a customer specific kdb with special name to avoid this. Maintain...
about 3 hours ago in IBM Tivoli Management Services on z/OS 0 Submitted

Improve the collection of IPIC and CICS traces

We can only enable IPIC and CICS traces by setting IPIC_DATA_TRACE=1 and CICSTRACE = 1 environment variables and restarting TX regions afterwards. This usage is not practical in case of an issue that we cannot reproduce as we don't know the cause ...
about 6 hours ago in TXSeries for Multiplatforms / Runtime 0 Submitted

Allow user to update config of SSH CLI container for security-related control

Currently, for the SSH CLI container embedded in zCX address space, users are not allowed to update any parms for the SSH server and this will only pick the default Openssh configs for its execution, meaning clients are allowed to use some old and...
1 day ago in IBM z/OS Container Platform 0 Submitted

Support of SMF105 GDPS Global Mirror

I see that PH57707 has been created for support of SMF105 in TDS, would it be possible to do the same for CDP (HBORS105/HBOUS105) and also create a datastream for it.
1 day ago in IBM Z Common Data Provider 0 Submitted

JCL includes could be visible on Analyze client for analysis

Hi Team, If there is a option to analyze JCL include usage on JCL's and INCLUDE's usage on JOBS will be more beneficial for a project team. Currently we can anaylze procs, programs, datasets usage in jobs...please amend the process to analyze INCL...

Improve dynamic scheduling, with scenarios driven by unplanned workload

Dynamic scheduling is increasing and unplanned applications cover a big piece of daily workload.Following scenario is currently supported in IBM Z Workload Scheduler. A job in an application has an external predecessor, defined using a relative in...
6 days ago in IBM Z Workload Scheduler 0 Future consideration