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Once upon a time, with DFDSS when you do Dump full you can only do a restore full. Since many years, you are able to restore a dataset unless the dump was full. The problem is that you never had the list of dataset contained on the dump full. Obvi...
Override CFRM preference list on the SETXCF START command
Whenever there is the need of reallocating structures over the CFs available on a Sysplex the command SETXCF START,REBUILD,STRNAME is used. This command if used with the option LOC=OTHER will honor the CFRM preference list on the active policy. Th...
Tape volume output on UIM should contains DSNAME of dumped files
I use UIM exit to keep some information during a DFDSS DUMP function. During DUMP process, on UIM exit, i can have only information about the ddname and volser where the DUMP file created by dfdss resides. Now, with UIM exit there is no way to hav...
SDSF panel CFS doesn't show primary duplexed structures
The CFS SDSF panel can be very useful when it comes to checking upon CF structures allocation. Whenever we have to start a new CFRM policy either for moving structures or migrating CF images we use it to check the placement of the structures after...
zCX/Openshift Multi-Architectur Support with VMWare & zCX
With OpenShift 4.14, OpenShift supports Multi-Architectur setup with the Control Nodes on x86 and e.g. Worker Nodes on s390x (zCX). Unfortunately, VMWare is a not supported plattform. Without that support, we'll never get the chance to go to produ...
Define the conflicting certificates have same public key within RACF database
RACF database should have certificates with same public key to be defined. As long as certificates have different serial number, they should be consider as different certificates. Since Digicert has created two intermediate CA which have different...
SDSF ULOG display was changed by z/OS V2.5 following. <V2.4>The users who do not authorized READ access to resource ISFCMD.ODSP.ULOG.jesx could not display ULOG panel. <V2.5> The users became to display ULOG panel whether authorized or...
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Show the correct SCRATCH volume count in ISMF and DFSMSrmm
Today we have a problem to show the SCRATCH volume count in the ISMF panel, because it does not matched the real available scratch volume count in the IBM VTS library manager data base. The problem is the "Delete Expired Volume Data setting". Is t...
Enhance internal space management in PDSE datasets in order to avoid D37-04
Some of our PDSE datasets do contain a larger amount of data. When trying to do an automated deletion (e.g. with SMP/e ACCEPT) on one of theses datasets, the job sometimes ends with a D37-04 error. This occurs, whenever the dataset is filled up to...
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