MainView for z/OS continues to be enriched to enable MainView customers to manage performance and availability more easily and more automatically. MainView Explorer (MVE) now includes a container (IPLDATA) that monitors the system resources that can force an IPL to be performed, including information about:
Address Space Vector Table
System Linkage Index
Maximum number of permitted common data spaces
Largest available CSA block
Largest available ECSA block
Also new is a default view container for system views that contain a basic set of monitoring metrics.
Several enhanced Views have been added to MV for z/OS:
Enhanced WLM monitoring, with LPAR Defined Capacity views
WLM Service Class Views showing the amount of time the dispatching priority was temporarily increased
Job-related Views add the name of the primary job step task to several views
MainView for z/OS now enable links from MVE to z/OS Management Facility, and includes support for IBM z/OS 2.1 Capacity Provisioning Manager metrics. This release features enhanced installation using BMC’s new Common Install Tool, version 2.4 For a complete list of enhancements, see the Release Notes and available Quick Course training video.