Re: Ransoming a mainframe disk farm

2020-09-08 Thread Timothy Sipples
kekronbekron wrote: >Thank you Tim, would you be able to share any info about #2 >here.. ? Yes, let's start with this important announcement: https://www.ibm.com/downloads/cas/US-ENUS220-037-CA/name/US-ENUS220-037-CA.PDF - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital

Re: Ransoming a mainframe disk farm

2020-09-07 Thread Timothy Sipples
at it doesn't particularly matter how terrific your data-focused defenses are if you have compromised applications, for it's applications -- program code -- that process(es) data. So you've got to approach security challenges holistically. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Ex

Re: TLS 1.3 in z/OS 2.3?

2020-09-04 Thread Timothy Sipples
tation are available here: http://www.squid-cache.org - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-

Re: z/OS 2.3, CICS Transaction Server 3.1!! and TLS 1.3

2020-09-04 Thread Timothy Sipples
d z/OS 2.4 AT-TLS is currently the only official/supported way to get TLS 1.3 with CICS TS. IBM's published benchmarks suggest that z/OS AT-TLS is slightly more efficient than CICS-configured TLS, but results may vary. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset

IBM Z Day: September 14-15, 2020

2020-09-02 Thread Timothy Sipples
community/z/community-day-2020/ - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signo

New Redbook: "IBM z/OS Container Extensions Use Cases"

2020-09-02 Thread Timothy Sipples
It's still in draft form at the moment: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/Redbooks.nsf/RedpieceAbstracts/sg248471.html - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg

Re: Architectural Level Sets

2020-09-02 Thread Timothy Sipples
include non-physical ones. It's not a term I use very often, though. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com --

Re: Dovetail/Kirk Wolf?

2020-09-02 Thread Timothy Sipples
aren, and Klaus) fed, OK? Support is worth paying for if you depend on the software, and you usually do. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -

Re: setting up CSSMTP to use TLS-SSL

2020-09-02 Thread Timothy Sipples
t anyone in an open forum to confess to having an open, potential security exposure...that they're quickly closing right now. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - -

Re: (yet another) problem with zcx container

2020-08-26 Thread Timothy Sipples
nd LinuxONE III machines, and z/OS isn't. (*) And backwards, ironically. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com --

Re: Mainframe Multi factor authentication possibilities

2020-08-26 Thread Timothy Sipples
be right. There still ought to be reasonable security solutions for these use cases. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com ---

Re: Mainframe Multi factor authentication possibilities

2020-08-26 Thread Timothy Sipples
The first factor doesn't seem like it'd help distinguish between users since you're sharing it. What type of second factor(s) do you plan to use? - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - -

Re: Anyone Using MVS Bulk Data Transfer (File-to-File)?

2020-08-20 Thread Timothy Sipples
le for ordering even to new z/OS licensees. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For

Re: zCX Issues

2020-08-18 Thread Timothy Sipples
suspect a defect. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff /

Re: Name those boxes

2020-08-18 Thread Timothy Sipples
For a real challenge, try figuring out the original manufacturer(s) and model(s) of the chair, desk, cabinet, and floor tiles. :-) - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg

Re: cURL and security

2020-07-26 Thread Timothy Sipples
rise Edition documentation explains more about these options here: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SS4SVW_3.0.0/securing/security_overview.html - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-

Re: Encrypting z/OS SNMP traps to Windows SNMP server

2020-07-24 Thread Timothy Sipples
supports? - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive ac

Re: Sending email from the Mainframe

2020-07-24 Thread Timothy Sipples
ng a minor Twitter storm now? :-)] - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / s

Re: Sending email from the Mainframe

2020-07-23 Thread Timothy Sipples
r not. But that's another kettle >of fish. I agree it would be great to encrypt the e-mail body *also*, if possible. Two popular ways are PGP and S/MIME. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - -

Re: Sending email from the Mainframe

2020-07-22 Thread Timothy Sipples
ate authentication, as early as possible in the path. Allan Staller wrote: >We send everything plain text to the corporate email server >and let them handle it! I offer the same suggestion as above. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Oth

Re: Encrypting z/OS SNMP traps to Windows SNMP server

2020-07-22 Thread Timothy Sipples
Grant Taylor wrote: >Why not use "transport" mode vs "tunnel" mode? That should be fine. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - -

Re: Encrypting z/OS SNMP traps to Windows SNMP server

2020-07-21 Thread Timothy Sipples
ty updates. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive access

Re: Multi-channel OSA-ICC routing and TCP port behavior

2020-07-20 Thread Timothy Sipples
, they inserted IBM Personal Communications in the middle to accept the original data stream then handle some very light reformatting before passing it on to the printer via LPR/LPD protocol. This arrangement works! - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other I

Re: Multi-channel OSA-ICC routing and TCP port behavior

2020-07-19 Thread Timothy Sipples
e spirit of IANA," that's up to you. :-) Port 22 is assigned to SSH, and again "in the spirit of IANA" perhaps you could use that one for TN3270E over TLS if you need it. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Soluti

Re: Java memory limit

2020-07-19 Thread Timothy Sipples
Please note the 31-bit Java variant offers something less than 2 GB of memory per Java Virtual Machine to programs. The 64-bit release is required if you want more. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z &

Re: Free Mainframe Stuff 2020: Reply Here with Nominations

2020-07-12 Thread Timothy Sipples
Thanks for the nominations, some also coming in via direct e-mail. I'm seeing some freebies that I didn't know about, and that's terrific. Please keep them coming. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z &

Re: IHS NTLM authentication

2020-07-12 Thread Timothy Sipples
anagement to TLS client certificates for z/OS HTTPS access? - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- F

Re: IBM 2828-G01

2020-07-12 Thread Timothy Sipples
z14 ZR1 and IBM z15 T02 models. Unless there's some super important reason I suggest the IBM z15 T02, introduced earlier this year (2020). - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Ma

Re: IHS NTLM authentication

2020-07-08 Thread Timothy Sipples
Especially if the answer is "more than a few," how about using the z/OS PKI Services? - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - -

Re: SuperWylbur Users

2020-07-08 Thread Timothy Sipples
t, that's how I read it. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive acc

Re: SuperWylbur Users

2020-07-08 Thread Timothy Sipples
There's precedent. Stanford graciously offers WYLBUR's source code for download: https://web.stanford.edu/dept/its/support/wylorv/ Of course SuperWylbur is not WYLBUR: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ORVYL_and_WYLBUR#SuperWylbur%E2%84%A2 - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect

Free Mainframe Stuff 2020: Reply Here with Nominations

2020-07-08 Thread Timothy Sipples
ow off your favorite freebie(s), please reply to this message indicating your interest. Nominations close on July 31, 2020. Thanks, everyone! - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - -

Re: IHS NTLM authentication

2020-07-07 Thread Timothy Sipples
_oauth2 module code is available here: https://github.com/zmartzone/mod_oauth2 I have not looked at this code, but there it is. I'll pause there. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - -

Re: SuperWylbur Users

2020-07-06 Thread Timothy Sipples
ode. That's promising for these purposes. It means there's no first party distribution effort required. Permission alone to one or more second parties would be sufficient. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE -

Re: Storage & tape question

2020-07-06 Thread Timothy Sipples
the best you can, and if there's an exceptional edge case and consensus agreement that it ought to be handled differently (even if you disagree), OK, so it goes. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - -

Re: Mainframe co-op

2020-07-05 Thread Timothy Sipples
-the-mainframe - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff /

Re: z/OS use of "legacy" programming languages

2020-07-01 Thread Timothy Sipples
r programming language's status you'd like me to research, please ask. And obviously IBM markets and supports C, C++, REXX, COBOL, PL/I, Java, EGL, HLASM, and several other programming languages (JavaScript, Swift, Python, IBM Migration Utility) - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Archit

Mid-2021 Withdrawal of IBM z14 & LinuxONE Emperor II Features

2020-06-30 Thread Timothy Sipples
withdrawal relates to the features that require physical shipment of components. This withdrawal notice does NOT affect IBM z14 ZR1 and IBM LinuxONE Rockhopper II models. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z &

IBM z/OS Statement of Direction re: Containers

2020-06-30 Thread Timothy Sipples
I draw your attention to this Statement of Direction that IBM published on June 23, 2020: https://www.ibm.com/downloads/cas/US-ENUS220-033-CA/name/US-ENUS220-033-CA.PDF Please also refer to IBM Announcement Letter 219-233 (mostly already fulfilled). - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T

Re: DASD migration -- Re: Hitachi RAID box going out of support

2020-06-28 Thread Timothy Sipples
be available for other software. I agree with the other posters suggesting serious, quick investigation of other options involving "rebasing" these critical applications on systems and middleware that are aligned with their importance. Many people are able to help. - - - - - - - - -

Re: Messages & Codes

2020-06-12 Thread Timothy Sipples
defect (I'll call it that) is history. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / ar

Re: Messages & Codes (was Re: "Everyone wants to retire mainframes")

2020-06-11 Thread Timothy Sipples
e Diskette Or: SYS01475: Data Diskette in Drive! Pretty much anything with the word "Diskette" (the term IBM preferred instead of "Floppy") would have given users a clue. Even this: OS/2 !! Sys01475 No Boot Diskette - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive

Re: Netview 5.4

2020-06-05 Thread Timothy Sipples
Announcement Letter 217-093. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe /

Re: Base SYSPLEX setup

2020-06-05 Thread Timothy Sipples
8 Gb/s). The Cisco MDS 9250i (also available as IBM 9710-E01) and discontinued Cisco MDS 9222i (IBM 2054-E01) also appear in IBM z13s-related qualification letters. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - -

Re: Base SYSPLEX setup

2020-06-01 Thread Timothy Sipples
IBM z900 from what I can tell. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive ac

Re: EPSILON?

2020-05-28 Thread Timothy Sipples
Unfortunately nobody is able to ask Richard B. Talmadge about his EPSILON ideas. According to this source he's no longer alive: https://www.maa.org/news/memoriam It'd be terrific if anyone who worked or interacted with him knows more about these EPSILON concepts. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy

Re: 3270 terminals: CUT vs. DFT

2020-05-12 Thread Timothy Sipples
to and functioning with a Linux-based PC. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff /

IBM's Java on z/OS Survey Request

2020-05-12 Thread Timothy Sipples
IBM is soliciting some special feedback for Java on z/OS. The survey is available here through May 29, 2020: https://ibm.biz/zOSJavaSurvey Thanks. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - -

Re: Developers say Google's Go is 'most sought after' programming language of 2020

2020-05-11 Thread Timothy Sipples
specific issues? - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive access

Re: Developers say Google's Go is 'most sought after' programming language of 2020

2020-05-10 Thread Timothy Sipples
ner image that runs in the z/OS Container Extensions: https://hub.docker.com/_/ruby 6. Rust will need LLVM, now available on z/OS. However, you can already compile and run Rust code via the z/OS Container Extensions. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & O

Re: Mainframe user ID length

2020-05-05 Thread Timothy Sipples
sure, if there's something missing that you want or need, by all means ask (IBM RFE). OK, back to problem solving - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -

Re: Mainframe user ID length

2020-05-05 Thread Timothy Sipples
onal workstation >and not need to explicitly sign on to z/OS at all. There are many products that do that, including from IBM. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry

Re: IBM-MAIN Digest - 2 May 2020 to 3 May 2020 (#2020-125)

2020-05-04 Thread Timothy Sipples
starts to explain how to do that: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSLTBW_2.4.0/com.ibm.zos.v2r4.ikjb400/logpan.htm - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ib

Re: Mainframe user ID length

2020-05-03 Thread Timothy Sipples
use JES-related syntax, that's all. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN su

Re: Mainframe user ID length

2020-05-02 Thread Timothy Sipples
s as/where you like. If you have z/OS you have the former, and if you have RACF you have the latter, too. And if something is missing, ask! (RFEs.) - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-M

Re: Mainframe user ID length

2020-04-30 Thread Timothy Sipples
90" (or whatever). Maybe somebody would like to submit a Request for Enhancement (RFE) for something similar with TSO/E? I don't think IBM provides a "stock" sign on screen with z/OS that'll do this. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset &

Re: LzLabs

2020-04-30 Thread Timothy Sipples
he Supreme Court had to postpone the March, 2020, oral arguments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so the case is still pending. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - -

Re: COBOL and C

2020-04-27 Thread Timothy Sipples
ight? (*) And the compilers remained practically unusable for a couple years thereafter. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com

Re: Here we go again

2020-04-21 Thread Timothy Sipples
ment exclusions to avoid spelling out any words. Even with these restrictions, the character space is vast. 2. Alternatively, and in an overlapping period, some brand new digital identity scheme. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Indus

Re: Any shop use UNIX in a production job?

2020-04-17 Thread Timothy Sipples
call something "IX/360" in 1984? Or even 1980?) His recollection that some other team started IX/360 agrees with the other information I found that it started at Bell Labs with TSS/370 UNIX. And did VM/IX fold into IX/370? It's very difficult to get this chronology sorted. - - - -

Re: How tell what verion of COBOL compiler produced load module?

2020-04-16 Thread Timothy Sipples
be useful. It's available via the same two product offerings and also via "IBM Developer for Z." And/or "IBM Application Discovery" may be useful, and there are at least a couple vehicles to get that. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Execu

Re: Any shop use UNIX in a production job?

2020-04-16 Thread Timothy Sipples
g system could have been UNIX basically if AT (and maybe the University of California, Berkeley, for a little while) said so. z/OS is at least unusual, probably unique, as a UNIX operating system without some sort of AT (Bell Labs) code lineage. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Archi

Re: Any shop use UNIX in a production job?

2020-04-14 Thread Timothy Sipples
out, losing out to SCO UNIX. But during much of the 1980s Microsoft XENIX from its various OEMs (including IBM) was the most popular UNIX(TM) distribution. (*) The UNIX trademark owner made/makes the final call. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & O

Re: Any shop use UNIX in a production job?

2020-04-14 Thread Timothy Sipples
Charles Mills wrote: >A trivia question: Which of these is UNIX? Windows Server or Linux? Neither. https://www.opengroup.org/openbrand/register/ - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - -

Re: Free 3270 emulator for Mac OS

2020-04-05 Thread Timothy Sipples
ot describe an automated test tool that works via a TN3270(E) connection as a "3270 emulator," for example. They'd probably describe it as a "3270 test(ing) tool." - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z &am

Re: strange python announcement

2020-03-27 Thread Timothy Sipples
www.rocketsoftware.com/zos-open-source https://hub.docker.com/_/python Python.org links to Rocket Software from this page: https://www.python.org/download/other/ - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxON

Re: ZOA Open Automation Utilities (& Ansible News)

2020-03-23 Thread Timothy Sipples
you'd like to grab them from IBM ShopZ. IBM support is available if you'd like to subscribe, but you're not required to do that unless and until you'd like to. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - -

Re: Mandatory Work From Home at my company

2020-03-22 Thread Timothy Sipples
e ones is called WireGuard. Installation details are available here: https://www.wireguard.com/install/ Checking the various Linux distributions for IBM Z and LinuxONE, WireGuard is at least available for Ubuntu Linux Server and Debian Linux, probably others too. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy S

Re: March 18: Exploring z/OS Container Extensions Live Webcast

2020-03-18 Thread Timothy Sipples
and run zCX as long as you want. If you have other topics you'd like to suggest, I welcome your suggestions. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - -

Re: March 18: Exploring z/OS Container Extensions Live Webcast

2020-03-09 Thread Timothy Sipples
other two choices are to log in with a Google or Facebook account. Be aware of the starting time, though: 10:00 a.m. India Standard Time on March 18, 2020. For example, in New York this'll be starting just a few minutes before James Corden and Seth Meyers go on the air. - - - - - - - - - - Timoth

March 18: Exploring z/OS Container Extensions Live Webcast

2020-03-09 Thread Timothy Sipples
you online with us. Please don't wait until the last moment, though. Enrollments close about 20 hours before the event, and based on past experiences you'll want to test your device and network well ahead of time. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset &

Re: Question on MQ on the Z/os

2020-03-04 Thread Timothy Sipples
in the base z/OS operating system, part of your z/OS license. In other words, z/OS can sometimes *functionally* act as a "MQ client" without using anything in IBM MQ for z/OS on the client side. That's allowed, as long as you're licensed as you should be licensed. - - - - - - - -

Re: Question on MQ on the Z/os

2020-03-04 Thread Timothy Sipples
terface. (*) In releases of MQ for z/OS prior to Version 8.0 you need to license the "Client Attachment Feature" to get unlimited client licensing. (**) In "exotic" cases a non-IBM software provider may offer a MQ compatible client. In that case, any charges would be up to that softw

Re: BMC and Compuware

2020-03-02 Thread Timothy Sipples
0% of BMC. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive access i

Re: DFHSM APIs in a multi-vendor world

2020-02-21 Thread Timothy Sipples
Kirk Wolf wrote: >I could deal with some configuration of the pseudo-volser, >but our product doesn't run under TSO, so a "command" >interface isn't convenient. What runtime environment and programming language are you using? - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architec

Re: Glossary (was: ZOA ... Ansible)

2020-02-20 Thread Timothy Sipples
I think these constructions would be an improvement. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- For IBM

Re: Rolling Z/OS migration

2020-02-20 Thread Timothy Sipples
different people and cross-check everyone's work. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -

Re: ZOA Open Automation Utilities (& Ansible News)

2020-02-20 Thread Timothy Sipples
Container Extensions (zCX), too. If you'd like a support agreement for anything Ansible I've just described, please give your friendly Red Hat representative an opportunity to help. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & L

Re: Model9 is now backed by Intel Capital

2020-02-18 Thread Timothy Sipples
e some z/VSE VTAPE compatible utilities available for z/OS here: http://www.cbttape.org/awstape.htm z/VSE VTAPE is interoperable with Encryption Facility for z/VSE and with IBM Spectrum Protect (and its predecessor Tivoli Storage Manager). - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architec

Re: Model9 is now backed by Intel Capital

2020-02-16 Thread Timothy Sipples
Compuware (Innovation Data Processing) CloudVTB Dell EMC DLm ...and that's very likely not a complete list. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - - - E-Mail: sipp...@sg

Re: Downsizing? - OPS?

2020-02-07 Thread Timothy Sipples
Clark Morris wrote: >Unless the z system is totally isolated from the >Internet, staying current on maintenance is a >necessity. There are security and other risks with or without "isolation" from the Internet. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Di

Re: Downsizing? - OPS?

2020-02-06 Thread Timothy Sipples
"freebies," such as z/OS Automatic Restart Manager (ARM): http://www.longpelaexpertise.com.au/ezine/DoWeNeedAutomationSoftware.php - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions IBM Z & LinuxONE - - - - - - - - -

Re: 3592-E07

2020-01-30 Thread Timothy Sipples
uite possible to have a long/big RTO with a RPO of zero. (*) Why not "always"? Exotic, contrived exceptions might be possible, such as custom software that synchronizes writes directly to local and remote tape. - - - - - - - - - - Timothy Sipples I.T. Architect Executive Digital Ass

Re: 3592-E07

2020-01-22 Thread Timothy Sipples
site, the "remote vault." The "arms length" TS7770 then replicates to the "remote" TS7770. (*) I'm aware that Broadcom (CA), Model9, and possibly Compuware (Innovation Data Processing) also offer software products in this particular market segment, and there might

Re: 3592-E07

2020-01-22 Thread Timothy Sipples
to both public cloud object storage (encrypted of course) and to remote (DR site) VTS, with no local VTS. There's a lot of flexibility in all of this, including economic flexibility, but I'd like to understand a little more before backing a specific alternative. ----------

Re: IBM 3270 Font Available in Various Formats

2020-01-21 Thread Timothy Sipples
S. Just place the .otf files in your Library/Fonts folder. ---- Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions,

IBM 3270 Font Available in Various Formats

2020-01-20 Thread Timothy Sipples
de samples in future SHARE, GSE, and other presentations? :-) -------- Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Digital Asset & Other Industry Solutions, IB

Re: Talking to 3270 terminals?

2020-01-14 Thread Timothy Sipples
tage) Linux, although I think you'll still need a terminal controller, such as an IBM 3174. Anyway, net net, yes, it's possible to do what you're describing, because it was pretty routinely actually done. Timothy Sipples IT Architec

Re: 3270 PCOMM Emulator support for Japanese

2020-01-08 Thread Timothy Sipples
t you'll need Microsoft's Japanese language group installed. If you've checked both of those areas already then I've run out of my "wild" guesses. :-) ------------ Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive

Re: Enterprise COBOL 6.3 and IBM Programmer Tools

2020-01-07 Thread Timothy Sipples
ource code since COBOL's "INVOKE" is not available for use within CICS. 3. The Db2 Native REST Services. ------------ Timothy Sipples IT Arch

Re: Enterprise COBOL 6.3 and IBM Programmer Tools

2020-01-06 Thread Timothy Sipples
within CICS TS (i.e. in 64-bit Java) that then uses JNI to invoke an AMODE 64 LE COBOL program -- and with the same COBOL program also able to run in non-CICS batch? I've never tried it, and I haven't dug into it, so I don't know. --

Re: Looking for tn3270 emulator that can run on macOS 10.15.2 (Catalina)

2020-01-06 Thread Timothy Sipples
S, too. ---- Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM Z & LinuxONE E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com -- Fo

Re: Editing HLASM source with Visual Studio - columns 73-80

2019-12-10 Thread Timothy Sipples
option to remove sequence numbers. You can add "votes" if you like. https://github.com/IBM/zopeneditor-about/issues -------- Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM Z

Re: OOCoD experiences?

2019-11-28 Thread Timothy Sipples
), and are CPE's T compatible with cross-border requirements? -------- Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM Z & LinuxONE

Re: How can I generate a UUID in a z/OS COBOL Program

2019-11-16 Thread Timothy Sipples
ot joking. ---- Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM Z & LinuxONE E-Mail: sipp.

Re: How can I generate a UUID in a z/OS COBOL Program

2019-11-15 Thread Timothy Sipples
od >way to go. Why on earth not? ------------ Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM Z & LinuxONE -

Re: How can I generate a UUID in a z/OS COBOL Program

2019-11-13 Thread Timothy Sipples
for well over a decade), so use it! -------- Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM Z & LinuxONE E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com ---

Re: How can I generate a UUID in a z/OS COBOL Program

2019-11-04 Thread Timothy Sipples
To net it out, thanks again to Walmart (and to the specific authors at Walmart) for creating and sharing this code. Bravo. Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM Z

Re: How can I generate a UUID in a z/OS COBOL Program

2019-11-03 Thread Timothy Sipples
ki.ch/pdf/Time_V21.pdf ------------ Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM Z & LinuxONE

Re: "Exploring z/OS Container Extensions" Meetups in Asia-Pacific

2019-10-25 Thread Timothy Sipples
erest in a zCX Meetup near you, please contact me offline via e-mail with some details. We may be able to add some Indian cities in early 2020. ------------ Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Indust

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