What is required to send messages from and to z/OS with TrueSight Event and Impact Management

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    PRODUCT:

    MainView AutoOPERATOR for z/OS


    APPLIES TO:

    AutoOPERATOR for z/OS, TrueSight Event Management Integrator for z/OS



    QUESTION:

    What products are required to send messages to TrueSight Event and Impact Management and how can TrueSight Event and Impact Management respond?


    ANSWER:

    If you currently have AutoOPERATOR for z/OS it contains the functionality of TrueSight Event Management for z/OS. If you do not have AutoOPERATOR for z/OS and you are running another Automation product on z/OS, you can use TrueSight Event and Impact Manager for z/OS. Why? TrueSight Event Management for z/OS. (AutoOPERATOR for z/OS) provides the framework for full integration between the following products:

       
    • MainView AutoOPERATOR
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    • TrueSight Event Management for z/OS.
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    • MainView Explorer
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    • BMC TrueSight Impact Manager
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    • BMC TrueSight Impact Manager Event Management
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    • BMC Impact Manager Service Model solutions
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    • BMC TrueSight Operations Management solution
      

    TrueSight Event and Impact Manager for z/OS cell users can perform the following actions:

      
       
    • Receive and manage MainView AutoOPERATOR ALERTs, WTOs messages, IMFEXEC BIM events, and all MainView AutoOPERATOR event types that originate from a licensed MainView AutoOPERATOR product.Add, replace, or close ALERTs in BMC Impact Manager when they are added, replaced, or deleted in MainView AutoOPERATOR.

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    • MVS WTO messages

      Manage a set of rules for MainView AutoOPERATOR ALERTs that maintain synchronization among MainView AutoOPERATOR, BMC TrueSight Impact Manager.

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    • Request MainView AutoOPERATOR to schedule EXECs in response to MainView AutoOPERATOR ALERTs and events

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    • Request MainView AutoOPERATOR to issue z/OS WTO messages on behalf of BMC TrueSight Impact Manager users and Knowledge Base rules.

      

    TrueSight Event Management for z/OS enables BMC TrueSight Impact Explorer to process the following MainView AutoOPERATOR events:

      
       
    • MainView alarms

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    • BBI2 journal

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    • variable events

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    • MainView ALERTs

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    • external events

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    • time event

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    • IBM MVS messages

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    • IMFEXEC BIM events

      

    The following events are available if the corresponding MainView AutoOPERATOR product is enabled in the MainView AutoOPERATOR PAS:

      
       
    • IBM DB2 messages

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    • IBM MVS commands

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    • IBM IMS messages

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    • IBM CICS messages

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    • IBM MQSeries messages

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    • IBM NetView messages

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    • IBM NetView commands

      

    IBM MQ WTOs is available when AutoOPERATOR for MVS is not enabled but the BMC MainView Message Management solution is enabled.

     


    Article Number:

    000165144


    Article Type:

    FAQ/Procedural



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