Re: Actually www.ibm.com/us-en was Re: Connor Krukosky is on the Main Webpage at www.ibm.com

2018-03-06 Thread Connor Krukosky
You know I've been pretty quiet on this list since I started at IBM and started working on the z14 and the newer and more exciting things that I am unfortunately not able to discuss ;) But I figured I would remind everyone here that it was all thanks to this list all of this happened. From

Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl

2018-03-06 Thread Carmen Vitullo
Ah ! the old days Bob, thanks for the walk down memory lane, I recall back in Boeing we were using FDR exclusively, I was prod control at the time, just before my move to SYSPROG and FDR compactors jobs were very time consuming, I questioned the SYSPROG staff at the time, why don't we just use

Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl

2018-03-06 Thread Richards, Robert B.
PMFJI Just about everyone who posted on this topic had portions of their reply somewhat in error. I might as well. :-) If my memory serves and I do not fall into the same memory lapses as the rest of you... circa the first release of OS/390, IBM started rebranding everything under the DFP

Re: Codepage

2018-03-06 Thread Elardus Engelbrecht
scott Ford wrote: I see that J R replied to you, but I am still really confused about your post. Since this is about code page, I am probably on a different [code] page ... (yes, yes, that was an intended crruel pun and I will not turn a new page, mind you... ;-D ) >I need some help on

Re: CA-TSS Question

2018-03-06 Thread Chicklon, Thomas
These may be of interest: CA opened a problem: https://support.ca.com/us/download-center/problem-detail.html?docid=650097=TSSMVS=9937 And has an enhancement PTF: https://support.ca.com/us/download-center/solution-detail.html?docid=650087=OS=RO97892 I've downloaded the PTF, but not much in its

Re: Managing JESYSMSG size

2018-03-06 Thread Binyamin Dissen
As this is your code, it may be worth it to use BPAM rather than do a separate allocation for each member. Will also save lots of CPU. On Mon, 5 Mar 2018 13:51:48 +0700 Robin Atwood wrote: :>Greg- :>The SVC 99s are under my control and that is very useful to know! :>

Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl

2018-03-06 Thread Richards, Robert B.
>From a 2015 SHARE presentation: >https://share.confex.com/share/124/.../17134%20-%20History%20of%20DFSMS.pdf >It is a fun trip down memory lane. I do remember a toleration PTF in June 1988 that prevented corruption of the MVS/XA 2.2 ICF catalogs when you went back from testing MVS/ESA 3.0e

Re: VTAM communication z/OS 2.2 and z/OS 1.4

2018-03-06 Thread Rob Schramm
Tony, Thanks.. that is what I was looking for. Rob Schramm On Thu, Mar 1, 2018, 3:45 PM Cieri, Anthony wrote: > > You might get more feedback using the listserver > ibmtc...@vm.marist.edu > > More Communication Server folks hang out there > > >

Re: Codepage

2018-03-06 Thread Ray Pearce
Take a look at the sample EZACICTR in TCPIP.SEZAINST. This includes lots of translate tables and allows you to specify the required table by name. Ray -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of J R Sent: 06 March 2018 16:05 To:

Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl

2018-03-06 Thread Seymour J Metz
My recollection is that DFSMS came in as a program product for MVX/XA, replacing DFP and several other packages. -- Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3 From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List on behalf of

CA-TSS Question

2018-03-06 Thread Steely.Mark
We are z/OS v2.2 and CA-TSS V16. Does CA-TSS support the encryption key label in the DFP segment. This is the sample for RACF. /*---*/ /* Specify the encryption key label in the DFP segment. */

Re: Codepage

2018-03-06 Thread Charles Mills
Don't confuse glyphs with code points. ~ is perhaps a delimiter for humans who are perceiving glyphs visually but not for software that is processing code points in binary. It would facilitate clearer thinking to say "we are using x'something' (what? My poor old yellow card does not even have

Re: CA-TSS Question

2018-03-06 Thread Chicklon, Thomas
I have downloaded the latest 2811 page document. In the product enhancements section, on page 98: Data Set Encryption Support (RO97892) New z/OS DFSMS capabilities for data encryption require key labels when allocating encrypted data sets. These labels identify a protected data key in the

Re: Codepage

2018-03-06 Thread scott Ford
We are using EZACICTR..we build a message inside our STC and convert EBCDIC data to ASCII data based on a Parm, I.e.; codepage=uk ...uk is in side the EZACICTR the entry is selected data converted, then encrypted and a socket-write issued to a Java server. Part of our message build for example

Re: CA Root CA Certificates Redux

2018-03-06 Thread Charles Mills
And check out the Certificate sessions at SHARE next week. Go to http://bit.ly/2FZjkIg and search on Certificates. Charles -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of John Eells Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 12:59 PM To:

CA Root CA Certificates Redux

2018-03-06 Thread John Eells
The WSC Flash has been updated, and you can find it here: http://www.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/FLASH10884 The only change is that we recommend: 1. Getting both the DigiCert root CA certificates and installing them 2. Doing that before April 2018. If the short story works

Re: Codepage

2018-03-06 Thread Farley, Peter x23353
PMFJI here, but ISTM that something is wrong with your translate table(s). Character tilde is X'A1' in code page 1140 (aka 037), and tilde is X'7E' in both IEC-8859-1 (LATIIN-1) and in UTF-8. Doe the Java server not use either UTF-8 or IEC-8859-1? Does your translate to "ASCII" not convert

Re: Product license key program

2018-03-06 Thread Savor, Thomas (Alpharetta)
Brian, Never thought about Using CPUID and/or machine type as part of a software key. Generally speaking we try to stay away from tying application to any kind of machine. Our application is typical Cobol/Asm, Batch/CICS and VSAM/DB2 system. Cobol 5 was first change in years that required major

Re: Product license key program

2018-03-06 Thread Brian Westerman
The problem with just using a date, is that the software could be moved to any machine and duplicated any number of times and you would never know about it to keep it from being unlawfully duplicated without payment. This doesn't mean that you don't trust your clients. In effect, while some

Re: Codepage

2018-03-06 Thread Elardus Engelbrecht
scott Ford wrote: >We are using EZACICTR..we build a message inside our STC and convert EBCDIC >data to ASCII data based on a Parm, I.e.; codepage=uk ...uk is in side the >EZACICTR the entry is selected data converted, then encrypted and a >socket-write issued to a Java server. Part of our

Running ISPDTLC in batch?

2018-03-06 Thread Michael Hochee
We are automating a build procedure for a z/OS product and would like to run the ISPF Dialog Tag Language Conversion Utility (ISPDTLC), in batch. I did not find any evidence of a supported programming interface or 'batch' examples in the ISPF Dialog Tag Language Guide and Reference manual.

Re: Running ISPDTLC in batch?

2018-03-06 Thread Michael Hochee
Apparently not! My bad. Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you! -- For IBM-MAIN subscribe / signoff / archive access instructions, send email to lists...@listserv.ua.edu with the message: INFO IBM-MAIN

Re: Product license key program

2018-03-06 Thread Mike Schwab
Don't forget about sites needing to replace a mainframe with a newer model, or upgrading their existing hardware to faster processors or more processors within the unit (I.E. same device type but different model). On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 11:57 PM, Brian Westerman

Re: VTAM communication z/OS 2.2 and z/OS 1.4

2018-03-06 Thread Timothy Sipples
If I understand the question correctly, I'd recommend Enterprise Extender (EE). It's likely to be the more future proof option in various ways, and that'll be helpful. EE is also proving to be broadly interoperable across long spans of time. z/OS 1.4 supported IPv6 fairly well but not for EE, so

Re: Running ISPDTLC in batch?

2018-03-06 Thread David Crayford
Did you google? I did https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSLTBW_2.1.0/com.ibm.zos.v2r1.f54pc00/isppc17.htm. On 7/03/2018 12:36 PM, Michael Hochee wrote: We are automating a build procedure for a z/OS product and would like to run the ISPF Dialog Tag Language Conversion Utility

Re: Managing JESYSMSG size

2018-03-06 Thread Robin Atwood
For PDS members I already do that and, yes, it is very fast! However, in the current situation the customer is retrieving Endevor members and, for various reasons, they need to be saved in a short-lived catalogued data set. Thanks Robin -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion

Re: Tape to tape copy jcl

2018-03-06 Thread Vince Getgood
Venkat, I'm not sure Gil's REXX is going to help you. Can you confirm a few things for me? You don't have any tape management system, and you have @1000 tapes? If there is no software to manage them, how do you do it? How do you know what's on each tape, when it can be overwritten etc etc?

Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl

2018-03-06 Thread Carmen Vitullo
AH ! yep, I stand corrected.. DFSMSdfp - no wonder I'm confused Carmen Vitullo - Original Message - From: "Greg Shirey" To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Sent: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 9:14:26 AM Subject: Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl Actually, DFSMSdss appears as a

Codepage

2018-03-06 Thread scott Ford
All, I need some help on localization for codepages. The issue is we use a '~' as a end of messages delimiter. We have a customer wanting to use a different code page . Ebcdic codepage 285 to ascii codepage 437 .. We place a '~' which is a x'A1' which inside the normal Ebcdic 1140 codepage is

Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl

2018-03-06 Thread Greg Shirey
Actually, DFSMSdss appears as a line item on my monthly IBM invoice. I believe it is DFSMSdfp that is the base part - the "free product" as it were. Regards, Greg Shirey Ben E. Keith Company -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU]

Re: SMS/HSM QUESTION

2018-03-06 Thread Max Smith
You might also review this Technote that explains various reasons and things to look at to see what might be going on. http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1023379 Max Smith IBM DFSMS HSM Development -- For

Re: Codepage

2018-03-06 Thread J R
>From an ASCII v EBCDIC standpoint, x'00' is NUL on both sides. Why not use it >as your end of message delimiter. Of course, you haven't given the complete picture. What else is in the message stream? Is it text only? Are there any binary fields included? Control fields? Etc? > On