Re: EXTERNAL: wget for omvs?

2016-10-14 Thread Mark Post
>>> On 10/14/2016 at 03:59 PM, Jerry Whitteridge wrote: > Curl would be what I would use on zOS to do the same function as wget - (I > think it can use wget under the covers) I don't believe that to be true. One feature that wget has that curl does not is

Re: ICETOOL Question

2016-10-14 Thread Bill Woodger
Why ICETOOL? It is a DFSORT COPY operation, with a BUILD on INREC. OPTION COPY INREC BUILD=(starta,lengtha,startb,lengthb,startc,lengthc,startd,lengthd) -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive access instructions, send

Re: COBOL warnings [was:ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer]

2016-10-14 Thread Farley, Peter x23353
Bill, You're not wrong about those kinds of COBOL warnings. No "stupid perform" program passes a code review that I am tasked with, but I do have to say I've never seen one. The failure to use scope terminators is unfortunately a very personal "style" issue when it is not directly addressed

ICETOOL Question

2016-10-14 Thread Mark Jacobs - Listserv
Before I dig into the books, does anyone have an ICETOOL example that does this; Copy all records in a file has these fields B CCC D to a different file in this field order -- Mark Jacobs Time Customer Service Global

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Bill Woodger
On Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:44:42 -0400, Tony Harminc wrote: >On 13 October 2016 at 14:47, Bill Woodger wrote: >> >> No, it doesn't turn the machine-code (ESA/370) into anything intermediate. > >Are you quite sure? > No, actually I'm not. It would be

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Bill Woodger
Peter, The RC=4 thing was not directed at you. I don't think anyone with "experience" (being counted as just turning up for years, or "one year of experience many times") would be contributing to this list. I'm pointing out that "RC=4 is OK, get on with the test" is reasonably common. And

Re: EXTERNAL: wget for omvs?

2016-10-14 Thread Jerry Whitteridge
Curl would be what I would use on zOS to do the same function as wget - (I think it can use wget under the covers) Jerry Whitteridge Manager Mainframe Systems & Storage Albertsons - Safeway Inc. 925 738 9443 Corporate Tieline - 89443 If you feel in control you just aren't going fast enough.

Re: ICETOOL Question

2016-10-14 Thread Lizette Koehler
Mark, Did you check out the material on ibm website for ICETOOL? It is pretty much a 4GL type language. Here is the URL and a brief Blurb for those that do not know ICETOOL ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/storage/dfsort/mvs/sorttool.pdf This paper is a mini-user guide for DFSORT's versatile

Re: Running USS with locale other than 1047

2016-10-14 Thread Rick Troth
Some history, and some hope. On 10/13/16 16:24, Paul Gilmartin wrote: Hmmm... You asked about Danish, but your Mail Agent seems to be speaking Finnish. :-) The advantage in the non-EBCDIC* world is that the lower half of 8-bit space is rather more consistent. And that space is where we

Re: Experience with GDDR

2016-10-14 Thread Barbara Nitz
>The minimum specs we were provided insist on a 2-CP solution, but when I >pressed them, other than "commands took a long time", I received no >valid reason why a single CP with sufficient memory would not be enough. >Does anyone have experience with GDDR LPARs, specifically the CP >requirement,

Re: RMF Spreadsheet report 4 hour rolling MSU

2016-10-14 Thread John Zoppetti
John, an email with the info is on the way to you. Let me know how successful it is. John Zoppetti Mainframe Support U. S. Steel -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive access instructions, send email to

Re: Expanding eCSA

2016-10-14 Thread Martin Packer
So am I. Let us know what you find out. Thanks, Martin Sent from my iPad > On 13 Oct 2016, at 20:24, phil yogendran wrote: > > Thanks Martin, I will follow up with that. I am particularly interested in > how the *MASTER* address space uses ePVT. > > On Thu, Oct 13, 2016

Re: RMF Spreadsheet report 4 hour rolling MSU

2016-10-14 Thread Jorge Garcia
Hi all, Peter Mailand, from RMF IBM team, answers me. This value is available with the overview statement LACS,LACSM,LACSA,LACSB and you obtain overview records. Then you can process with Generic Overview Report Spreadsheet . Regards

Re: Running USS with locale other than 1047

2016-10-14 Thread Paul Gilmartin
On Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:24:18 -0400, Rick Troth wrote: > >The advantage in the non-EBCDIC* world is that the lower half of 8-bit >space is rather more consistent. And that space is where we have some >serious trouble on this side of the line (pipe symbol versus >exclamation, square brackets, curly

Re: DFHSM query command from Console

2016-10-14 Thread Lizette Koehler
We take down DFHSM, using IDCAMS allocate a new one, repro the old one to the new one, just for protection we then rename the current to .OLD and .NEW to Current Lizette > -Original Message- > From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On > Behalf Of Peter >

Re: DFHSM query command from Console

2016-10-14 Thread Lizette Koehler
Some presentations and Documents on DFHSM ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/software/iea/content/com.ibm.iea.zos/zos/1.0/DFSMS/BestPractices1.pdf https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSLTBW_1.13.0/com.ibm.zos.r13.arci000/moncjds.htm Attention: Do not attempt to reorganize your control data sets

Re: Does JZOS DFSORT get offloaded to a zIIP?

2016-10-14 Thread Kirk Wolf
JZOS does have native code (not byte code) that is part of the JVM which is zIIP eligible. The JZOS DFSORT wrapper spawns DFSORT in a separate process, which is not part of the JVM and is therefore not zIIP eligible. Kirk Wolf Dovetailed Technologies http://dovetail.com On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at

Re: Does JZOS DFSORT get offloaded to a zIIP?

2016-10-14 Thread David Crayford
On 14/10/2016 9:10 PM, Kirk Wolf wrote: JZOS does have native code (not byte code) that is part of the JVM which is zIIP eligible. Right. So the JNI C/C++ RTL functions run on a zIIP but as I thought DFSORT running in a spawned process does not. DFSORT could have been executed with a simple

AW: FW: IBM Education Assistance for z/OS - Useful??

2016-10-14 Thread Peter Hunkeler
Hi Marna, I did have a look at some presentations a while ago. Very helpful, so please do keep this going.Some presentions are a little sparse. Some more comment would be helpful. RegardsPeter From: Marna Walle/Poughkeepsie/IBM@IBMUS To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Date: 10/12/2016 02:35

Does JZOS DFSORT get offloaded to a zIIP?

2016-10-14 Thread David Crayford
I'm guessing the answer is no judging by the fact that JZOS spawns a jdfsort UNIX process to do the sort and if it did everybody would just write Java wrappers to sort data sets thus reducing the cost of running DFSORT. -- For

TCP/IP ezasoket call interface - connection timeout parameter.

2016-10-14 Thread Cannaerts, Jan
Hello list, We have a situation where we have a CICS transaction which exchanges information With another company over TCP/IP, using the ezasoket call interface. We are the client, while they are the server. Through experience we have learned that "because reasons", the server does not always

DFHSM query command from Console

2016-10-14 Thread Peter
Hi Is it possible to query MCDS dataset usage from master console ? I apologize as I am new to DFHSM. Peter -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive access instructions, send email to lists...@listserv.ua.edu with the

Re: FW: IBM Education Assistance for z/OS - Useful??

2016-10-14 Thread Ward, Mike S
I concur, my staff appreciates that these articles are out there. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Peter Hunkeler Sent: Friday, October 14, 2016 8:18 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: AW: FW: IBM Education

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Farley, Peter x23353
Timothy, You missed two crucial issues: 1. Auditors don't believe in "verification" and management requires audits to pass. IT does not control auditors (quite the reverse in fact). And we lowly programmers have no input to auditors at all. 2. There is no existing independent verification

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Anne & Lynn Wheeler
sipp...@sg.ibm.com (Timothy Sipples) writes: > No, not optimistic. Mere fact. Sun Microsystems made Java 1.0 > generally available for download on January 23, 1996, for the Windows > 95, Windows NT, and Solaris operating systems (three different > operating systems across two different processor

Re: DFHSM query command from Console

2016-10-14 Thread Lizette Koehler
What are you looking for? The name of the MCDS? Or information in the MCDS/BCDS and so forth? If the later, look up the LIST command in the HSM Admin manual and issue F hsmstcname,LIST yada yada yada ODS('where you want the output to go') HSM will create the ODS dataset for your or mod onto

Re: DFHSM query command from Console

2016-10-14 Thread Mark Jacobs - Listserv
F HSM,Q CDS Peter October 14, 2016 at 11:14 AM Hi Is it possible to query MCDS dataset usage from master console ? I apologize as I am new to DFHSM. Peter -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff /

Re: TCP/IP ezasoket call interface - connection timeout parameter.

2016-10-14 Thread Ward, Mike S
We always use non-blocking, it seems to perform better. We had the same issue's here that you experienced. That's why we went the non-blocking way. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Cannaerts, Jan Sent: Friday, October

Re: Language Environment LIBVEC layout?

2016-10-14 Thread Lizette Koehler
This is just a guess after reading the doc. This might be a question IBM can answer. Some of the processes might be internal to IBM and not available to the average user. In other words, if there is a Service that can provide the information, it is possible the Csect Offsite may not be

Fwd: Why Aren't Enterprises Getting Off the Mainframe?

2016-10-14 Thread Mark Regan
Why Aren't Enterprises Getting Off the Mainframe? *by Bob Thomas*

Language Environment LIBVEC layout?

2016-10-14 Thread Pete Dillon
Gentlefolk, Subject says all, really - does anyone have a layout for the Language Environment LIBVEC CSECT? The manuals cover structure but not actual contents; I'm trying to properly understand the under-the-covers nuts and bolts of starting up a COBOL program, and am running into code that uses

Re: DFHSM query command from Console

2016-10-14 Thread Peter
Hi Liz/All If the MCDS is full. Can we dynamically resize without an IPL ? Or else are there any scheduled batch job that can reorg the MCDS ? On Oct 14, 2016 9:24 PM, "Lizette Koehler" wrote: > What are you looking for? The name of the MCDS? Or information in the >

Re: Recompile/Reassemble not always the same :)

2016-10-14 Thread Elardus Engelbrecht
Gibney, Dave wrote: >But, IBM Macros (z/OS and CICS) have changed over time. BALR/BASSM etc. >Arguably, the module, while different, still preforms the same. True. Depending on how you compile it, the resulting object codes may differ or may be the same. Example: RACROUTE ... has this

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Timothy Sipples
Tony Harminc wrote: >That seems a little, uh, optimistic. The Java Programming Language >book, and the corresponding Java Virtual Machine Specification, first >editions, were both published in 1996. No, not optimistic. Mere fact. Sun Microsystems made Java 1.0 generally available for download on

Re: Experience with GDDR

2016-10-14 Thread Timothy Sipples
GDPS options are also available. Timothy Sipples IT Architect Executive, Industry Solutions, IBM z Systems, AP/GCG/MEA E-Mail: sipp...@sg.ibm.com

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Norman Hollander on Desertwiz
You should request the Hardware Buckets for microcode updates. Sometimes, there could be a necessary OS PTF to support/exploit new microcode. Is there a chance that microcode code cause a production problem? You know the answer... Can the update be backed out? Not always... -Original

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Tony Harminc
On 14 October 2016 at 02:30, Timothy Sipples wrote: > No, not optimistic. Mere fact. Sun Microsystems made Java 1.0 generally > available for download on January 23, 1996, for the Windows 95, Windows NT, > and Solaris operating systems (three different operating systems

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Paul Gilmartin
On Fri, 14 Oct 2016 11:29:46 -0400, Farley, Peter x23353 wrote: >Timothy, > >You missed two crucial issues: > >1. Auditors don't believe in "verification" and management requires audits to >pass. IT does not control auditors (quite the reverse in fact). And we lowly >programmers have no input

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Norman Hollander on Desertwiz
Back in my banking days, we Sysprogs worked with OPs and APPs to create several Jobstreams to create a group of critical/typical transactions to exercise various applications (such as Loan Origination, ATM, Retail, and Financial, along with File Transfer, Statement Printing, etc.). These were

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Farley, Peter x23353
I don’t know how other installations perform processor model upgrades, but our facilities manager moves in one new processor (CEC) at a time on a weekend during an extended maintenance window and activates only the development/QA LPAR's on it for at least a week (sometimes more) of "active use"

Re: TCP/IP ezasoket call interface - connection timeout parameter.

2016-10-14 Thread Roberto Halais
Same here. Non-blocking. On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 11:44 AM, Ward, Mike S wrote: > We always use non-blocking, it seems to perform better. We had the same > issue's here that you experienced. That's why we went the non-blocking way. > > -Original Message- > From: IBM

Re: Does JZOS DFSORT get offloaded to a zIIP?

2016-10-14 Thread Martin Packer
DFSORT is not executing as bytecode in a JVM so no. Martin Packer, zChampion, Principal Systems Investigator, Worldwide Cloud & Systems Performance, IBM +44-7802-245-584 email: martin_pac...@uk.ibm.com Twitter / Facebook IDs: MartinPacker Blog:

Re: Help with broken CB chain

2016-10-14 Thread Donald Likens
I found the statement in the POP... PERFORM LOCKED OPERATION can be thought of as performing concurrent interlocked updates of multiple operands. However, the instruction does not actually perform any interlocked update, and a serially reusable resource cannot be updated predictably through the

Re: wget for omvs?

2016-10-14 Thread Bigendian Smalls
Rocket ported tools has curl. > On Oct 14, 2016, at 1:36 PM, Dyck, Lionel B. (TRA) wrote: > > Is there a OMVS version of WGET? > > Thanks > > -- > Lionel B. Dyck (TRA Contractor) > Mainframe Systems

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Farley, Peter x23353
Thanks Norman, but as I am not a sysprog I am not involved in those types of changes. I/we depend on our facilities management team to handle those issues. Peter -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Norman Hollander on

wget for omvs?

2016-10-14 Thread Dyck, Lionel B. (TRA)
Is there a OMVS version of WGET? Thanks -- Lionel B. Dyck (TRA Contractor) Mainframe Systems Programmer Enterprise Infrastructure Support (Station 200) (005OP6.3.10) VA OI Service Delivery & Engineering

Re: ABO Automatic Binary Optimizer

2016-10-14 Thread Norman Hollander on Desertwiz
You should request it from them. If there is a change to the channel subsystem, and afterwards yours jobs start running slowly, you may want to see if it is I/O related, for example... -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of

Re: wget for omvs?

2016-10-14 Thread Dyck, Lionel B. (TRA)
Thank you - didn't know about curl -- Lionel B. Dyck (TRA Contractor) Mainframe Systems Programmer Enterprise Infrastructure Support (Station 200) (005OP6.3.10) VA OI Service Delivery & Engineering -Original