MainView for CICS (Version 6.8.00)

Version Support Status : LIMITED SUPPORT
Full Support End Date : 22-Jun-2020
End Of Support Date : 22-Jun-2021

View the PAC (Product Availability and Compatibility) matrix for the English user interface of version 6.8.00
Customer Advisories
Date Tracking Numbers Description Available Formats
Flash
18-Dec-2020 (ID 1115) MainView Infrastructure: A CAS might run out of storage cells for memory-to-memory transfers when you use VTAM for CAS-to-CAS communications PDF
05-Oct-2020 (ID 1065) User Interface Middleware: A loop or abend might occur in the User Interface Middleware (UIM) Server PDF
02-Oct-2020 (ID 1063) MainView Infrastructure: A loop might occur in the MainView Explorer host server due to unexpected errors PDF
02-Oct-2020 (ID 1064) MainView Infrastructure: A loop or abend might occur in the MainView Explorer host server when opening or closing a window PDF
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
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
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
10-Nov-2017 MainView for CICS: UPDATED An S0C7 abend might occur in the BBI-SS PAS address space PDF
19-Oct-2017 MainView for CICS: An S0C7 abend might occur in the BBI-SS PAS address space PDF
29-Sep-2017 QM002344574 An S0C4 abend might occur in the DBC address space after you apply PTF BQU0425 PDF
Technical Bulletin
21-Jan-2021 (ID 1087) Maintenance: RSL2101 and RSL2101C are available PDF
18-Nov-2020 (ID 1091) Maintenance: We are withdrawing BMC Internet Service Retrieval (BMC ISR) on December 31, 2020 PDF
11-Nov-2020 (ID 1086) MainView Infrastructure: We are deprecating the MainView Threshold Advisor application PDF
04-Nov-2020 (ID 1083) Installation and maintenance: An outage is scheduled for filedownload.bmc.com services, BMC ISR, SMP/E RECEIVE ORDER, and web-based RECEIVE ORDER PDF
15-Oct-2020 (ID 1002) Maintenance: RSL2010 is available PDF
15-Oct-2020 (ID 1061) Maintenance: Announcing a web-based maintenance request service for RECEIVE ORDER PDF
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
20-Aug-2020 (ID 1011) Technical bulletin: Submit ideas for enhancements via BMC Communities PDF
20-Aug-2020 (ID 741) Technical bulletin: 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
31-Jan-2020 (ID 880) MainView for CICS: PTFs BPC6236 or BPC6237 cause unnecessary allocation and deallocation of CMRDETL files when executing task performance history-related views 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
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
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
08-Aug-2019 (ID 692) A utility to extract records for offloaded BBI-SS PAS journal data sets to CSV formatted data sets is available 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
18-Jul-2019 (ID 713) MainView for CICS: Installing MainView AutoOPERATOR 8.2 in an SMP zone that includes a version of MainView for CICS earlier than 6.9 can cause NO DATA errors 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
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
03-Apr-2019 (ID 642) Maintenance — RSL1904 is available PDF
27-Mar-2019 Applying PTF BQY1876, BQY1877, or BQY1878 can delay PAS initialization 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
04-Oct-2018 Maintenance: RSL1810 is available PDF
14-Sep-2018 MainView for CICS: Using a temporary storage queue that is in a shared pool might cause an abend, a storage overlay, or a problem for data collection and monitoring agents PDF
13-Sep-2018 MainView Infrastructure: MainView Explorer can now be launched from a stand-alone package 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
05-Apr-2018 Maintenance: RSL1804 is available PDF
30-Mar-2018 MainView for CICS: MainView for CICS now supports new SIT parameters (KERBEROSUSER and SNPRESET) and has updated the CREVIEW view 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
10-Nov-2017 MainView for DB2, MainView for IMS Offline, MainView for IMS Online, and MainView for CICS: A private storage overlay might occur when you start an application trace with over 50 targets in a BBI-SS PAS 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
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
21-Jan-2021 BMC AMI Ops Infrastructure: Announces changes and new features in version 7.0.00 PDF
21-Jan-2021 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.15.00 PDF
15-Oct-2020 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.14.00 PDF
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 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 CICS: Describes what is new and changed in version 6.8.00 of MainView for CICS PDF
23-Mar-2017 MainView Infrastructure: Describes what is new and changed in MainView Infrastructure version 6.2.00 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 CICS version 6.8 HTM
 
Product Documents Language :
Title Date Format
BMC Infrastructure Components Administration Guide 08-Dec-2016 PDF
BMC Infrastructure Components Administration Guide 01-May-2016 PDF
BMC Runtime Component System Configuration and Administration Guide 14-Sep-2012 PDF
Locating and generating PDFs of documentation 20-Mar-2020 PDF
MainView Administration Guide 22-Jun-2017 PDF
MainView Alarm Management User Guide 23-Mar-2017 PDF
MainView Alternate Access Implementation and User Guide Version 5.0 15-Dec-2005 PDF
MainView Customization Reference Manual 22-Jun-2017 PDF
MainView Infrastructure 6.2 space (11,745 KB) 16-Sep-2018 PDF
MainView Infrastructure 6.3 space (11,507 KB) 16-Sep-2018 PDF
MainView Security Guide 17-Nov-2010 PDF
MainView Security Reference Manual 22-Jun-2017 PDF
MainView Threshold Management Guide 14-Sep-2012 PDF
MainView User Guide 23-Mar-2017 PDF
MainView for CICS Customization Guide, Version 6.8 22-Jun-2017 PDF
MainView for CICS Monitors Guide, version 6.8 22-Jun-2017 PDF
MainView for CICS Online Services Guide, version 68 22-Jun-2017 PDF
MainView for CICS PERFORMANCE REPORTER Data Reference, version 6.8 22-Jun-2017 PDF
MainView for CICS PERFORMANCE REPORTER User Guide, version 6.8 22-Jun-2017 PDF