• Are you still utilizing BMC Internet Service Retrieval (BMC ISR) to download maintenance?

    If you are still utilizing BMC ISR to download maintenance, you need to be aware that ISR will be withdrawn on December 31, 2020.  In December 2019, BMC announced support for IBM SMP/E RECEIVE ORDER for BMC mainf...
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  • Pool Advisor for Db2 Focus on Features: Notification to the Console

    Pool Advisor for Db2 is available as a stand-alone product or is entitled as part of the MainView for Db2 Management Solution and has some impressive capabilities around storage management, pool management, and adviso...
    Susan Rice
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  • MainView for MQ Focus on Features: What's New

    MainView for MQ (MVMQ) 5.5 released July 16, 2020 and adds new functionality to make it easier to manage your MQ Environment.  Here are some of the highlights in this release.   Improved support for distrib...
    Paul Spicer
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  • MainView for JAVA Environments (MVJE) Focus on Features: What’s New

    MainView for JAVA Environments V3.2 became available on July 16, 2020 and in this new release many functions that were delivered in the maintenance stream are now in the base and we added more capabilities.   On...
    Susan Rice
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  • BMC Webinar: An Administrator's Guide to MainView Storage Resource Management

      In this one hour webinar session, Mario Rinaudo and Sam Avery will provide a product overview, as well as describing some common storage management use cases and how MainView SRM addresses these quickly and ea...
    Paul Mathie
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  • MainView for IP Focus on Features – What’s New!

    I am delighted to announce the latest releases of MainView for IP 3.7 and MainView for Networks Solution 6.3.02 became available on July 16, 2020.   New in MainView for IP 3.7 and available in MainView for Netw...
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  • MainView for IMS and MainView for IMS Management Focus on Features – What’s New!

    I am delighted to announce the latest releases of MainView for IMS 5.4 and MainView for IMS Management Solution 6.3.02 became available on July 16,2020.  These offerings provided support for IBM IMS 15.2 and CICS...
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  • MainView for CICS Focus on Features: What’s New

    I am delighted to let you know that MainView for CICS 7.1 is now available.   This new release of MainView for CICS includes support for CICS TS 5.6 with the following notable additions: New views to show the ...
    Susan Rice
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  • MainView AutoOPERATOR Focus on Features: What’s New

    MainView AutoOPERATOR (MVAO) 8.2, adds new functionality with a series of Small Programming Enhancement PTFs aimed at making it easier to create and manage your automation. With a new AutoLoad feature, it is now easie...
    Paul Spicer
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  • Check out BMC's YouTube Video Library

    We've created a YouTube channel called BMC Systems Management. Here is an example video:   To check out other videos, and subscribe to the channel, go right here.   What else should we add? Please comme...
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  • MainView AutoOPERATOR Beta Program Starts May 1, 2020

    We are pleased to announce that  we will be starting a beta program on May 1st for the upcoming new release of MainView AutoOPERATOR.  We expect the program to run until July 15th.   The beta will be r...
    Paul Spicer
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  • BMC MainView Validation Programs: Come and Join Us!

    In the BMC MainView organization, we continually strive to innovate and come out with the best feature functions and usability enhancements so we can deliver greater value to our customers. With that in mind we have c...
    Susan Rice
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  • BMC AMI Console Management Focus on Features: What’s New

    BMC AMI Console Management 4.0 became available on February 27th, 2020. I am excited to announce the release of BMC AMI Console Management version 4.0 with a newly designed and reimagined User Experience.  BMC AM...
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  • MainView for Db2 Focus on Features: Batch IFCID Traces

    Have you ever wished that you could just add a job step to your workload to start an IFCID trace for a batch Db2 workload? Sometimes wishes do come true!  With the latest updates that became available on January ...
    Susan Rice
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  • Easy method to implement or back out MainView software upgrades

    This method of implementing upgrades is using a facility that is relatively recent in z/OS that allows the usage of MVS symbolic in aliases. The net result of using this method is implementing or backing out is done...
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  • MainView for z/OS Focus on Features: Loop Check Improvements

    In BMC Software’s spirit of continuous improvement, I am pleased to announce an update to the Loop Check and Max Check features within MainView for z/OS.  This feature was first announced as a small program...
    Susan Rice
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  • MainView Introduces Common Rest API Access Focus on Features: Announcement

    BMC is happy to announce the Common Rest API (CRA) which became available on September 27,2019.  This new function which is available to MainView allows you to interface with Realtime data from programs outside o...
    Susan Rice
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  • MainView for CICS Focus on Features: Partner Resource Monitoring and Health Check Containers

    Partner Resource Monitoring: How often have you been trying to find out which backend system a transaction is using when a problem occurs?  Well, MainView for CICS just made it a lot easier!  With the latest...
    Susan Rice
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  • MainView for JAVA Environments(MVJE) Focus on Features: Support for z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition

    Updated: Clarification that we support z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition   Is IBM z/OS Connect Enterprise Edition part of your mainframe modernization project?  Are you wondering how you can understand if it...
    Susan Rice
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  • MainView for Monitoring – z/OS, CMF, UNIX System Services and SYSPROG Services Focus on Features: What’s New

    I am delighted to let you know that updates for MainView for z/OS®, BMC CMF MONITOR, MainView for UNIX® System Services, and MainView SYSPROG Services 6.2 as well as MainView Monitoring 6.3.01 are now availa...
    Susan Rice
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