Giving meaningful names in UIE

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    BMC Capacity Management for Mainframes



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    Giving meaningful names in UIE

    UIE follows some internal rules to give names to information found in the SMF data. For a user it is possible to give more meaningful names, here are some examples for often used areas.

    Per default the PSYS command generates the following name for a physical system:

    PSYSnnnn   

    where nnnn is the last four digits of the CPU serial number

    Most customers would like to see an internal well known name instead. This is possible by specifying:

    PSYS CECSOUTH SER=nnnn
    PSYS CECNORTH SER=mmmm


    nnnn and mmmm are the last four characters from the CPU serial number of the two physical systems. 

    The name for a storage subsystem will be the manufacturers serial number. So, in a graph a customer will just see a number like 00010763. Note: This information comes from the RMF record 74 subtype 5, so this record should be in the input data. Using the STORSUBSYS command it is possible to give meaningful names like:

    STORSUBSYS IBMBOX SER=00010763
    STORSUBSYS EMCBOX SER=00011534


    For a Workload UIE uses also some defaults. A Workload name is based on the Service Class. To rename use the following:

    WKL BATCHLOW SCL=B_L
    WKL BATCHMED SCL=B_M
    WKL BATCHHIG SCL=B_H


    So e. g. the Service Class B_L responsible to low priority batch will show up as BATCHLOW in the graphs.
     


    Article Number:

    000238154


    Article Type:

    Product/Service Description



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