Re: Print/copy one record of each type/subtype

2020-04-20 Thread kekronbekron
Hi Kolusu, We are all forever grateful for your DFSORT help, thank you :) I'm looking to get 1 record for each type-subtype combination. That is, 1 rec of 30_1, 1 of 30_2, and so on. A bit disappointed that I can read VB/VBS with RECFM=U in the DD, in a JCL (in order to read BDW/RDW), but that

Print/copy one record of each type/subtype

2020-04-20 Thread kekronbekron
Hello! When working with VBS files, I reckon it's easiest to get 1 of each (SMF record type & subtype) using DFSORT. Are there easier ways? Can y'all please help with a sample for picking such unique RTY_STY using DFSORT Thanks in advance, I'm a complete DFSORT n00b. Kekron

Re: Print/copy one record of each type/subtype

2020-04-21 Thread kekronbekron
d step is optional > > (See attached file: SMFEXT.txt) > > Thanks, > Kolusu > DFSORT Development > IBM Corporation > > IBM Mainframe Discussion List IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU wrote on > 04/20/2020 09:32:36 PM: > > > From: kekronbekron 02dee3fcae33-dmarc

Re: IBM Developerworks is gone!

2020-05-06 Thread kekronbekron
In before Martin chimes in with his treasure trove - https://mainframeperformancetopics.com/ - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:41 PM, Barkow, Eileen <02bc504b1642-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu> wrote: > https://developer.ibm.com/ seems to have some useful

Re: SHARE annouce plans for an online SHARE was Re: Yechnical

2020-05-18 Thread kekronbekron
Oh SHARE... please have a free-to-attend option. Not many people (apart from the regulars) know about SHARE to begin with (not disrespecting, just comparing the SHARE audience count vs the number of mainframers in real world) ... so a free-to-attend option would be a welcome gift for those who

Re: Base SYSPLEX setup

2020-06-01 Thread kekronbekron
Just curious .. why does it have to be FICON CTC, why can't it be SMC-D/R or HiperSockets or one of those ICA-SR (or whatever it's called) connectors IF 2 machines are involved. - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Monday, June 1, 2020 6:29 PM, Allan Staller wrote: > See the manuals

Re: Installing Java

2020-06-30 Thread kekronbekron
hi Gadi, Perhaps the hold data will allow the APPLY job to figure out that only the latest ones in the chain actually need to be applied. Ones in the chain may be superseded, so it's always worth an APPLY CHECK to see what's going on. When downloading, the packaging system may be blindly

Re: AT-TLS ?

2020-06-30 Thread kekronbekron
Hi LBD!, Check these out- http://www-03.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/PRS5416 http://www-03.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/PRS5415 http://www-03.ibm.com/support/techdocs/atsmastr.nsf/WebIndex/PRS5414 - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Monday, June 29,

Re: Using SSH and SFTP from Windows to z/OS using authorized_keys ???

2020-07-05 Thread kekronbekron
Check this - https://makezine.com/2017/09/07/secure-your-raspberry-pi-against-attackers/ Believe you'll have to explicitly disable password-based auth. - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:43 PM, Grant Taylor <023065957af1-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu> wrote:

Re: Storage & tape question

2020-07-05 Thread kekronbekron
essage- > > From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU On > > Behalf Of kekronbekron > > Sent: Sunday, July 05, 2020 5:13 AM > > To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU > > Subject: Storage & tape question > > Hello List, > > Just wondering .

Re: Configuring a CP online [EXTERNAL]

2020-07-09 Thread kekronbekron
I may be incorrect, but isn't the image profile to say this image is allowed to have these many CPs? Or is it also supposed to bring it online ... If not, adding it to COMMND00 should be enough - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:32 AM, Mark Jacobs

Re: Storage & tape question

2020-07-08 Thread kekronbekron
Dumb question - can integrity checks for backups be done with dump hashes/signatures, either in software or in the storage array (if the array maintains metadata about files/objects) ? If there's an automated flow for this, many teams could sleep peacefully, knowing that backups are in good

Re: Storage & tape question

2020-07-06 Thread kekronbekron
Thank you for the detailed response Glenn, IBM-MAIN is truly amazing. > Migrate/Archive > The three purposes of HSM migration are to 1) compress the data so that the > footprint is smaller, 2) move it to a lower cost media so that the TCO is > lower and 3) move the data to an offline media

Re: Storage & tape question

2020-07-07 Thread kekronbekron
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Re: Storage & tape question

2020-07-06 Thread kekronbekron
all. It is simple. > > - > > Radoslaw Skorupka > Lodz, Poland > > W dniu 06.07.2020 o 12:49, R.S. pisze: > > &g

Re: Concatenating lines

2020-07-13 Thread kekronbekron
Gil, Longest line ... perhaps 3x71 or 4x71 + . If only it were that easy... the records split at 72 (+). No way to get the records produced without continuation. - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Monday, July 13, 2020 8:55 PM, Paul Gilmartin

Re: SMF record

2020-07-13 Thread kekronbekron
Run RACFRW against your daily SMF - https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSLTBW_2.1.0/com.ibm.zos.v2r1.icha800/samrep.htm Believe it's the LIST keyword you need to use. Yes, RACFRW is 'stabilized', but it's enough for a first look. - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Tuesday, July

Re: Mainframe co-op

2020-07-03 Thread kekronbekron
Would love to know more about what your FICON buddy is working on Grant. If you wanna share (prefer off-list?), please email :) Unless IBM explicitly sets up college courses or NDA-tied free-roam access or whatever, it's only going to be the likes of zAcademy, i.e., restricted lab environments

Re: Mainframe co-op

2020-07-03 Thread kekronbekron
, July 4, 2020 9:22 AM, kekronbekron <02dee3fcae33-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu> wrote: > Besides, any opportunity that allows others to poke at the platform, is an > opportunity well-left (for IBM). > > However, since IBM now has controls like > a) ALLOWUSERKEY > b) z/OS

Re: Mainframe co-op

2020-07-03 Thread kekronbekron
a tightened & fully monitored environment. Don't believe the above will allow for messing around / learning HCD & other I/O stuff, without them building an sim/emulated env. for that level of control. - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Saturday, July 4, 2020 9:16 AM, kekronbekron

Re: Mainframe co-op

2020-07-03 Thread kekronbekron
Ehh ... docker version of z/OS (containerized z/OS) or a container daemon native to z/OS, i.e. building a OCI-compliant container daemon for z/OS, managing it with "RedHat's" podman and OpenShift/Kooberneetus? That is, unlike zCX which is just adding support for running s390x images on z/OS,

Re: IBM Personal Communications font

2020-07-04 Thread kekronbekron
Thank you Giliad, good to know that there's at least one other person who cares about fonts in 3270! >From what I remember, PCOMM 13.x added support for font scaling, so that >should help things look better, I'd assume. However, as for font choice itself, I think it's still the same bunch. Now

Re: Storage & tape question

2020-07-05 Thread kekronbekron
m: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] on behalf of > kekronbekron [02dee3fcae33-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu] > Sent: Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:12 AM > To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU > Subject: Storage & tape question > > Hello List, > > Just wondering ... assu

Storage & tape question

2020-07-05 Thread kekronbekron
Hello List, Just wondering ... assuming there's a primary storage product out there that can store how-many-ever hoo-haa-bytes, and is a good product in general, it should make sense to begin eliminating all tape (3490/3590) use right? First, ML1 & ML2 in HSM, then HSM itself, then rebuild jobs

Re: Concatenating lines

2020-07-11 Thread kekronbekron
spaces? > > > - > > Shmuel (Seymour J.) Metz > http://mason.gmu.edu/~smetz3 > > From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] on behalf of > kekronbekron [02dee3fcae33-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu] > Sent: Saturday, July 11, 2020 11:24 PM >

Re: Concatenating lines

2020-07-11 Thread kekronbekron
Hi Shmuel, It's not for any programming language. It's for key-value pairs such as this. Sample: object=blablablablablablablablablablablablablablablabla+ blablablabla objec2=small objec3=blablablablablablablablablablablablablablablabla+ blablablablablablablablablablablablablablablablablablab+

Re: Two Processors and One IODF

2020-07-10 Thread kekronbekron
The trouble with using same CU and units at both sites is ... unnecessary risk of varying/initializing a unit on the wrong side. Could be a major whoopsie. Best to use a few ranges on this side, and a few ranges on the other, so it's very easy to know what's where. - KB ‐‐‐ Original

Re: Two Processors and One IODF

2020-07-10 Thread kekronbekron
/partner the IOCP when a new config is activated. - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Saturday, July 11, 2020 10:51 AM, kekronbekron <02dee3fcae33-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu> wrote: > The trouble with using same CU and units at both sites is ... unnecessary > risk of varying/

Re: IPSEC Configuration and Performance

2020-07-02 Thread kekronbekron
Ditto, sorry to go "off-topic" again ... I hope IBM is reading this, and hope they look to adding WireGuard support on Z. >From what little I know, WireGuard is far more manageable and performant than >IPSec & IKEv2. Adding WireGuard support to z/OS shouldn't be too much of a "deviation" too,

Re: Announcement: CICS Auxiliary Trace Visualizer (new version 2.0)

2020-07-02 Thread kekronbekron
Very cool, thank you! - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:52 PM, Andrew Armstrong wrote: > Hi all, > > I've recently modernised the aux2svg rexx procedure - which, until now, was > packaged as an example in the RexxXMLParser github repository and CBT FILE647 >

Re: AT-TLS ? Very Basic Questions

2020-06-30 Thread kekronbekron
utation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden > > -Original Message- > > From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU On Behalf Of > > kekronbekron > > Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:34 AM > > To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU > >

Re: AT-TLS ? Very Basic Questions

2020-06-30 Thread kekronbekron
ir own encryption (i.e. TN3270) can > also use AT-TLS. If so, that's a smart plan - putting encryption > processing in one bucket with one set of controls, and one spot to > update when TLS1.x comes along. > > But if I'm wrong with any of the general notes above, please correct me. > &g

Re: Concatenating lines

2020-07-11 Thread kekronbekron
ation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden > > -Original Message- > From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU On Behalf Of > kekronbekron > Sent: Saturday, July 11, 2020 6:37 AM > To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU > Subject: Co

Concatenating lines

2020-07-11 Thread kekronbekron
Hi, Is there any program in any of the CBT tapes, or perhaps on someone's GitHub .. that makes concatenating lines easy? If a continuating character is found in column 72, append the next line to current line, and so on. Thanks, - KB

Re: SFTP and z/OS Migration

2020-07-23 Thread kekronbekron
If you want to work with datasets (as opposed to files in USS), Co:Z SFTP is a no-brainer. Believe me, it takes ages to OCOPY files from MVS to USS, especially if they're big files. Alternatively, do you really need SFTP? How about something like Luminex MDI SecureTransfer. Their products' core

Re: [OT] OOBOL and English was Re: Still COBOL After All These Years?

2020-07-23 Thread kekronbekron
Quick poll for the list: Can we all follow a 'rule' that says [OT] must be added in all off-topic discussions, so we can filter them out if required? - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:38 AM, Seymour J Metz wrote: > That explains why the term used in the 19th

Re: cURL and security

2020-07-23 Thread kekronbekron
It would be best to consider switching to the z/OS Client Web Enablement Toolkit. There are sample programs for REXX / ASM / COB .. and I'm positive there'll be a Python client pretty soon (IBM Open Enterprise Python for z/OS). Don't think cURL is loved that much on Z. Hmm .. unless client auth

Re: SMF records

2020-07-17 Thread kekronbekron
Hi Peter, a) enabling as many subtypes in 119 b) check out near real-time monitoring for z/OS CS - https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSLTBW_2.4.0/com.ibm.zos.v2r4.halx001/inttcp.htm c) doing whatever's required (sorry I don't know the specifics off the top of my head) to make RACF

Re: cURL and security

2020-07-23 Thread kekronbekron
pect. - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Friday, July 24, 2020 7:59 AM, David Crayford wrote: > On 2020-07-23 2:17 PM, kekronbekron wrote: > > > It would be best to consider switching to the z/OS Client Web Enablement > > Toolkit. > > There are sample programs for

Re: cURL and security

2020-07-23 Thread kekronbekron
Hmm ... for client auth, isn't it just the public key of the client that has to be sent to the server? And the server checks that against the client cert's CAs? In which case, you only need a copy of the client pub key from Windows, and add it to a user keyring ... not the private key? - KB

Re: cURL and security

2020-07-23 Thread kekronbekron
his case as the script is available to inspect. > > > > - KB > > > > ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ > > On Friday, July 24, 2020 7:59 AM, David Crayford dcrayf...@gmail.com > > wrote: > > > > > On 2020-07-23 2:17 PM, kekronbekron wrote: > > > >

Re: cURL and security

2020-07-23 Thread kekronbekron
d. Eh ... I didn't say curl-ing a script is dangerous and CWET isn't. I meant piping any source-unknown script direct for execution is not a great idea. - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Friday, July 24, 2020 8:53 AM, David Crayford wrote: > On 2020-07-24 11:12 AM, kekronbekron wr

Re: cURL and security

2020-07-23 Thread kekronbekron
Crayford wrote: > On 2020-07-24 12:02 PM, kekronbekron wrote: > > > > I wouldn't. I would recommend using a sophisticated networking library > > > like Java or whatever your favorite language is on the JVM. > > > Can't figure out if you're kidding... > > No,

Re: Storage & tape question

2020-07-05 Thread kekronbekron
against the unexpected.  For some > application systems it might even make sense to ask, what would it take > to reprocess all data from any starting point in the last x months for > some value of x. >     Joel C. Ewing > > On 7/5/20 7:12 AM, kekronbekron wrote: > > > He

Re: TS7760 Cache utilization

2020-07-22 Thread kekronbekron
In case FTP is blocked... https://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tapetool - KB ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ On Wednesday, July 22, 2020 5:42 PM, Roger Lowe wrote: > On Wed, 22 Jul 2020 11:49:20 +, Gadi Ben-Avi gad...@malam.com wrote: > > > Hi, > > How can I find out, using a batch job, the