MainView for z/OS (Version 6.1.00)

Version Support Status : FULL SUPPORT
Full Support End Date : 22-Jun-2021
End Of Support Date : 22-Jun-2022

View the PAC (Product Availability and Compatibility) matrix for the English user interface of version 6.1.00
Customer Advisories
Date Tracking Numbers Description Available Formats
Flash
24-Jun-2020 (ID 981) Maintenance: A RECEIVE ORDER job failure connecting to the BMC server occurs PDF
21-May-2020 UPDATED (ID 958) MainView Infrastructure: Applying PTF BQY2394 or BQY2393 to MainView Infrastructure might cause a false alarm message with an incorrect severity level PDF
14-May-2020 (ID 949) MainView Infrastructure: Applying PTF BQY2394 or BQY2393 to MainView Infrastructure might cause a false alarm message with an incorrect severity level PDF
17-Apr-2020 (ID 939) MainView Explorer: Applying BQY2284 for the MainView Explorer host server might create a severe error PDF
05-Mar-2020 (ID 910) Next Generation Logger: Canceling the DBC address space while an NGL client is still running results in a loop PDF
10-Oct-2019 (ID 781) MainView Infrastructure: An integrity issue affects all MainView products when you invoke them using the MainView CLIST PDF
07-Oct-2019 UPDATED (ID 761) MainView Logger: NGL might cause serious problems in the DBC address space, including loops and abends PDF
04-Oct-2019 (ID 773) MainView products using a LOAD library in their address spaces might experience errors PDF
11-Jul-2019 (ID 718) MainView Logger: NGL might cause serious problems in the DBC address space, including loops and abends PDF
20-Jun-2019 UPDATED (ID 693) CMF MONITOR and MainView for z/OS: Usage of the MainView for z/OS DSIO view in version 6.2 or after applying PTF BQY1551 to version 6.1, can cause abends and storage overlays PDF
14-Jun-2019 (ID 690) CMF MONITOR and MainView for z/OS: Usage of the MainView for z/OS DSIO view in version 6.2 or after applying PTF BQY1551 to version 6.1, can cause abends and possible storage overlays PDF
18-Apr-2019 UPDATED (ID 661) All products that run in the DBC component: An abend in BBM0ZLCS or OSZXCNSL might cause a storage overlay problem in the private area of the DBC address space PDF
11-Apr-2019 (ID 653) All MainView products: An abend in BBM0ZLCS or OSZXCNSL might cause a storage overlay problem in the private area of the DBC address space PDF
21-Feb-2019 MainView for z/OS and CMF MONITOR: S0C4 abends occur in the MainView for z/OS Device Data Collector when PTF BQY2109 is applied PDF
13-Feb-2019 CMF MONITOR and MainView for z/OS: UPDATED Applying PTF BQY1911 causes a loss of historical data used for online views PDF
31-Jan-2019 CMF MONITOR and MainView for z/OS: Applying PTF BQY1911 causes a loss of historical data used for online views PDF
11-Jan-2019 MainView Infrastructure: UPDATED MainView Alternate Access does not operate if IBM PTF UA98016 or UA98017 is applied PDF
20-Dec-2018 MainView Infrastructure: MainView Alternate Access does not operate if IBM PTF UA98016 or UA98017 is applied PDF
07-Dec-2018 MainView for z/OS, CMF MONITOR, MainView SYSPROG Services, MainView for UNIX System Services, and MainView AutoOPERATOR: A CSA overlay might occur if you reinitialize the BBX subsystem by using the BBXSINIT program instead of an IPL PDF
21-Jun-2018 MainView for z/OS, CMF MONITOR, and MainView SYSPROG Services: S0C4 abends might occur when PTF BPB1517 is applied and you are performing a DDR swap, HyperSwap, or DASD migration PDF
29-Mar-2018 MainView for z/OS, CMF MONITOR, and MainView Infrastructure: Out-of-storage abends or address space failures might occur when you use the MainView Logger with MainView for z/OS or CMF MONITOR Online address spaces PDF
29-Sep-2017 QM002344574 An S0C4 abend might occur in the DBC address space after you apply PTF BQU0425 PDF
Technical Bulletin
15-Sep-2020 (ID 741) All BMC mainframe products and solutions: BMC is announcing an enhancement to how we notify you about notice updates PDF
31-Aug-2020 (ID 1011) All BMC mainframe products and solutions: Submit ideas for enhancements via BMC Communities PDF
31-Aug-2020 (ID 741) All BMC mainframe products and solutions: BMC is announcing an enhancement to how we notify you about notice updates PDF
31-Jul-2020 (ID 1005) Maintenance: An outage is scheduled for RECEIVE ORDER and BMC ISR PDF
16-Jul-2020 (ID 925) MainView Infrastructure: You can now use the SETPORT view to manage TCP/IP static port definitions PDF
16-Jul-2020 (ID 942) Maintenance: RSL2007 and RSL2007C are available PDF
16-Jul-2020 (ID 993) MainView Explorer: Announcing a change to how MainView Explorer is launched PDF
02-Jul-2020 (ID 957) Technical bulletin: Common REST API basic Tomcat authentication is no longer required PDF
17-Jun-2020 (ID 976) MainView Explorer might be blocked by Java security PDF
11-Jun-2020 (ID 953) Installation and maintenance: New passwords for the ESD FTP and BMC ISR FTP sites take effect at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on July 16, 2020 PDF
04-Jun-2020 (ID 876) Common REST API: May 2020 updates are available PDF
27-May-2020 (ID 952) New EV SSL certificate for filedownload.bmc.com FTPS services takes effect at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on June 20, 2020 PDF
21-May-2020 (ID 922) Maintenance: Change in the PTF publication process PDF
16-Apr-2020 (ID 930) Maintenance: Change in GA dates for quarterly RSLs PDF
02-Apr-2020 (ID 879) Maintenance: RSL2004 is available PDF
08-Jan-2020 UPDATED (ID 862) Customer Support: BMC is announcing a new method for sending files to Customer Support PDF
03-Jan-2020 (ID 834) Maintenance: RSL2001 and RSL2001C are available PDF
19-Dec-2019 (ID 815) CMF MONITOR and MainView for z/OS now report on the RUCSA and the Extended RUCSA PDF
18-Dec-2019 (ID 856) Installation: Failure to apply the November update for the Installation System results in incorrect installation jobs PDF
17-Dec-2019 (ID 786) Maintenance: BMC now supports IBM SMP/E RECEIVE ORDER for BMC mainframe products PDF
07-Nov-2019 (ID 770) CMF MONITOR and MainView for z/OS: Views and reports now display memory consumption data for tenant resource groups, LPAR-level cryptographic performance statistics, and synchronous I/O data PDF
06-Nov-2019 (ID 801) An outage is scheduled for filedownload.bmc.com services, BMC ISR, and EPD PDF
17-Oct-2019 (ID 750) MainView Alternate Access now includes a TIMEOUT parameter PDF
10-Oct-2019 (ID 782) MainView Infrastructure: A new REST API allows users to access MainView data from outside of MainView. This enables using MainView dat in other tools for reporting and analysis. PDF
03-Oct-2019 (ID 772) RSL1910 is available PDF
19-Sep-2019 (ID 724) MainView Infrastructure: MainView Alarm Management deployment enhancements are now available PDF
05-Sep-2019 (ID 737) MainView Explorer now includes a TIMEOUT parameter PDF
04-Sep-2019 (ID 736) Installation and maintenance: Scheduled outage for filedownload.bmc.com services and BMC ISR, server changes, and new EV SSL certificate PDF
30-Aug-2019 (ID 752) Customer Support: BMC is announcing a new method for sending information to Customer Support PDF
07-Aug-2019 (ID 735) All supported BMC mainframe products: You can now use your favorite search engine to find information in BMC product documentation PDF
03-Jul-2019 (ID 710) Maintenance: RSL1907 and RSL1907C are available PDF
05-Jun-2019 (ID 681) New passwords for the ESD FTP and BMC ISR FTP sites take effect at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on July 3, 2019 PDF
09-May-2019 (ID 638) MainView Infrastructure: Announces a new feature in version 6.3.0 PDF
07-May-2019 (ID 666) MainView Infrastructure: An S0C4 abend may occur in MainView identified as ????????(????????+********) PDF
01-May-2019 UPDATED (ID 664) MainView Infrastructure: Applying PTF BQY1876, BQY1877, or BQY1878 can delay PAS initialization PDF
15-Apr-2019 (ID 590) MainView Infrastructure: Issuing IBM MVS MODIFY commands to obtain version information might cause a security issue PDF
04-Apr-2019 (ID 579) MainView Infrastructure: Now supports Data Mapping and Extraction utility PDF
03-Apr-2019 (ID 642) Maintenance — RSL1904 is available PDF
27-Mar-2019 Applying PTF BQY1876, BQY1877, or BQY1878 can delay PAS initialization PDF
28-Feb-2019 MainView for z/OS and CMF MONITOR: Support for five-digit device numbers PDF
17-Jan-2019 MainView Infrastructure now supports TCP/IP encryption PDF
03-Jan-2019 RSL1901 and RSL1901C are available PDF
24-Dec-2018 BMC ISR extract job $E05XTRT and retrieve job $J05RETV are missing the COPYSTEP and SFTP steps PDF
13-Dec-2018 MainView products now support product administration with the EZADMIN view PDF
04-Oct-2018 Maintenance: RSL1810 is available PDF
13-Sep-2018 MainView Infrastructure: MainView Explorer can now be launched from a stand-alone package PDF
16-Aug-2018 MainView for z/OS and CMF MONITOR: Support of Real Storage Manager (RSM) changes when running on IBM z/OS 2.3 PDF
09-Aug-2018 MainView for z/OS and CMF MONITOR: Support for Container Pricing for IBM Z PDF
03-Jul-2018 Maintenance: RSL1807 and RSL1807C are available PDF
21-Jun-2018 MainView Infrastructure: After applying PTF BQY1469 or BQY1470, MainView Logger logs all WTOs, regardless of the WTOLOG or LOGWTO parameter setting PDF
30-May-2018 Announcing support for FIXCAT categories for Enhanced HOLDDATA PDF
08-May-2018 MainView for z/OS and CMF MONITOR: You can now view the status of data collectors in SSI mode on the DCSTAT view PDF
05-Apr-2018 Maintenance: RSL1804 is available PDF
02-Feb-2018 Customer Support: Changes for sending files to Customer Support through ftp.bmc.com PDF
03-Jan-2018 Maintenance: RSL1801 and RSL1801C are available PDF
14-Dec-2017 MainView Explorer hangs when MVI host server restarted with SSL=N PDF
14-Dec-2017 MainView Infrastructure December 2017 enhancements for version 6.2 are available PDF
16-Nov-2017 BMC is announcing licensing permission for running BMC products and solutions for IBM z/OS in the IBM zD&T and zPDT environments but will not extend BMC Customer Support services to the virtual environments PDF
02-Nov-2017 MainView for z/OS and CMF MONITOR: An enhancement enables recording and reporting of the encryption status for CF structures PDF
19-Oct-2017 MainView for z/OS and CMF MONITOR: The products can now report resource-group memory limits and indicate Honor Priority for service classes PDF
02-Oct-2017 Maintenance: RSL1710 is available PDF
29-Sep-2017 MainView products now support running on Version 2.3 of the IBM z/OS system PDF
21-Sep-2017 Technical bulletin — CMF MONITOR and MainView for z/OS now support asynchronous system-managed duplexing of CF lock structures PDF
10-Aug-2017 Technical Bulletin — CMF MONITOR and MainView for z/OS now support 2-GB memory frames PDF
06-Jul-2017 Maintenance: RSL1707 and RSL1707C are available PDF
14-Jun-2017 New passwords for the ESD FTP and BMC ISR FTP sites take effect at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on July 6, 2017 PDF
Release Notes
16-Jul-2020 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.13.00 PDF
30-Apr-2020 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.12.00 PDF
13-Jun-2019 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.11.00 PDF
13-Dec-2018 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.9.00 PDF
21-Jun-2018 (UPDATED) MainView Monitoring: Provides an overview of the MainView Monitoring solution and describes the key features and installation requirements for version 6.3.xx PDF
21-Jun-2018 MainView Infrastructure: Describes what is new and changed in MainView Infrastructure version 6.3.00 PDF
03-May-2018 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.6.00 PDF
14-Dec-2017 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.5.00 PDF
22-Jun-2017 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.3.00 PDF
22-Jun-2017 MainView for z/OS: Provides information about the enhancements in version 6.1.00 of MainView for z/OS PDF
Online Technical Documentation
13-Dec-2018 Online documentation for version 11.1.00 of BMC Configuration Component for z/OS (DBC), version 11.1.00 of BMC Execution Component for z/OS (LGC), version 10.4.00 of Next Generation Logger, and BMC Runtime Component System HTM
03-May-2018 Online documentation for the current version of the Installation System HTM
22-Jun-2017 Online documentation for MainView for z/OS version 6.1.00 HTM
 
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