MainView Cost Optimization (Version 6.2.00)

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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
08-Oct-2020 UPDATED (ID 1067) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: MODIFY commands might fail when MAXDCGCL is specified for all managed LPARs 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
14-Sep-2020 (ID 1034) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: MODIFY commands might fail when MAXDCGCL is specified for all managed LPARs 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
07-Oct-2019 UPDATED (ID 761) MainView Logger: NGL might cause serious problems in the DBC address space, including loops and abends PDF
11-Jul-2019 (ID 718) MainView Logger: NGL might cause serious problems in the DBC address space, including loops and abends PDF
10-Aug-2018 Incorrect capping of an LPAR might occur when a policy or subpolicy utilization (% MSULIMIT) is close to 95% PDF
24-May-2018 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: Incorrect MSU distribution might occur when the combined 4HRA of all managed LPARs and groups is approaching the MSU limit PDF
29-Sep-2017 QM002344574 An S0C4 abend might occur in the DBC address space after you apply PTF BQU0425 PDF
Technical Bulletin
25-Jan-2021 (ID 1023) All BMC Mainframe customers: BMC is announcing the transformation of the BMC Mainframe product lines to BMC AMI PDF
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 1033) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: New charts in MainView Explorer depict LPAR and policy activity over time 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
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
16-Jul-2020 (ID 995) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: An abend might occur when RSL2007 is applied and you activate an iCap policy 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 UPDATED (ID 968) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: A PAS loop might occur when PTF BQY2413 is applied, a priority-1 LPAR or group exceeds its MAXDCGCL, and the policy exceeds 95% of the MSU limit 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
21-May-2020 (ID 955) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: A PAS loop might occur when PTF BQY2413 is applied, a priority-1 LPAR or group has MAXDCGCL, and the policy exceeds 95% of the MSU limit 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
02-Apr-2020 (ID 913) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: The table data map is now available PDF
19-Mar-2020 (ID 895) Technical bulletin: iCap reduces the likelihood of capping on priority-1 LPARs 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
14-Nov-2019 (ID 794) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: A discrepancy might occur when iCap calculates discount MSUs for capped LPARs that are running container and mobile workloads PDF
24-Oct-2019 (ID 785) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: When iCap approaches the MSU limit, LPARs might be capped and lose their mobile or container discount PDF
03-Oct-2019 (ID 771) Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: The MSULIMIT value is not correctly calculated and causes the cost benefit of mobile and container workloads to be reduced PDF
15-Apr-2019 (ID 590) MainView Infrastructure: Issuing IBM MVS MODIFY commands to obtain version information might cause a security issue PDF
14-Feb-2019 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: Policy MSU limits might be exceeded when an unknown 4HRA triggers a switch of the master PAS to observe mode PDF
17-Jan-2019 MainView Infrastructure now supports TCP/IP encryption PDF
26-Oct-2018 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: An October 2018 enhancement for version 3.0.00 is available PDF
21-Jun-2018 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: iCap now allocates extra MSUs to LPARs that have had an IPL PDF
31-May-2018 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: S378 abends and S0C4s might occur if multiple master PASs are running in a CASPlex PDF
18-May-2018 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: iCap views can now display the 4HRA for the container MSUs that an object consumed PDF
29-Mar-2018 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: You can now view the status of the iCap master PAS by issuing the STATUS command PDF
16-Feb-2018 iCap might incorrectly issue message DYCNE010W upon detecting an LPAR in the HMC when no active agent is running on the associated CPC PDF
02-Feb-2018 Customer Support: Changes for sending files to Customer Support through ftp.bmc.com PDF
26-Jan-2018 iCap supports running version 3.0 agents with a 2.0 master PAS PDF
18-Jan-2018 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: iCap might incorrectly calculate workload percentages for LPARs that consume a large amount of MSU PDF
12-Jan-2018 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: Incorrect MSU distribution might occur when the combined 4HRA is approaching MSU limit and an LPAR or group reaches MAXDCGCL 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
05-Oct-2017 QM002280140 MainView Infrastructure now reduces Data Dictionary overhead in metrics-related views 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
28-Sep-2017 MainView Infrastructure: MainView Explorer can now graph to a secondary Y-axis scale and integrate with IBM z/OSMF 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
27-Apr-2017 Quicker and easier access to BMC mainframe product documentation is now available PDF
04-Apr-2017 Maintenance: RSL1704 is available PDF
10-Feb-2017 RTCS: The OSZHTML hypertext document library in the RTCS subsystem start-up procedure is no longer required PDF
01-Feb-2017 MainView Infrastructure: MVALARM 2.1 will be no longer available with MainView Infrastructure 6.2 PDF
04-Jan-2017 Maintenance: RSL1701 and RSL1701C are available PDF
03-Oct-2016 Maintenance: RSL1610 is available PDF
18-Aug-2016 BMC ISR: BMC has scheduled an outage for BMC Internet Service Retrieval (BMC ISR) PDF
06-Jul-2016 Installation System: RSL1607 and RSL1607C are available PDF
16-Jun-2016 Installation System: New passwords for the ESD and BMC ISR FTP sites take effect at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on July 6, 2016 PDF
02-Jun-2016 BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: iCap now supports subpolicies within iCap policies PDF
03-Mar-2016 BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: When PTF BQY0921 is applied, iCap displays incorrect entitlement values on the NLPARGRP view PDF
15-Jan-2016 BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: If the CAS terminates, the iCap PAS that is connected to the CAS also terminates PDF
11-Dec-2015 BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: A new parameter, DIST, lets you control how iCap handles the corresponding MSU entitlements if an LPAR or group in the active policy becomes inactive PDF
11-Dec-2015 BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: Dynamic entitlement now ensures that all LPARs receive enough MSUs to run high importance workloads PDF
04-Dec-2015 PUT1502B is available PDF
16-Oct-2015 BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: Inadvertent capping might occur when Manage Cost=YES and the MSU limit is reached PDF
22-Jul-2015 Installation System: $177ACCF job fails PDF
29-Jun-2015 BMC Runtime Component System: An enhancement adds new commands to simplify operational shutdown PDF
01-Jun-2015 Installation System: Enable configuration and running of products from SMP/E target libraries PDF
06-May-2015 PUT1501B is available PDF
05-Apr-2015 Installation System: New passwords for the ESD and BMC ISR FTP sites take effect at 00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) on May 5, 2015 PDF
09-Mar-2015 BMC Documentation Center: The primary Documentation Center is now available without a support login. PDF
09-Jan-2015 Installation System: New requirement for MainView product installation PDF
24-Dec-2014 Installation System: Required maintenance to select and install new MainView solutions PDF
13-Nov-2014 BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: Announces changes and new features in version 1.1.00 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
14-Dec-2017 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.5.00 PDF
14-Dec-2017 Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: Provides an overview of the product and explains how to use it. PDF
12-Oct-2017 Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise: Announces changes and new features in version 2.3.00 PDF
22-Jun-2017 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.3.00 PDF
04-Apr-2017 BMC MainView Cost Optimization: Provides an overview of the BMC MainView Cost Optimization solution and describes the key features and installation requirements for version 6.2.00 PDF
23-Mar-2017 MainView Infrastructure: Describes what is new and changed in MainView Infrastructure version 6.2.00 PDF
22-Mar-2017 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 3.2.00 PDF
16-Mar-2017 Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise: Announces changes and new features in version 2.2.00 PDF
19-Sep-2016 Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise: Announces changes and new features in version 2.1.00 PDF
04-Dec-2015 Installation System and RTCS: Announces changes and new features in versions 3.0.00 and 2.1.00, respectively PDF
18-Sep-2015 BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise: Provides an overview of BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise and describes the key features and installation requirements for version 2.0.00. PDF
06-May-2015 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 2.4.10 PDF
12-Feb-2015 Installation System: Announces changes and new features in version 2.4.05 PDF
26-Jan-2015 Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise: Announces changes and new features in version 1.2.00 PDF
29-Dec-2014 Installation System: Updated - Announces changes and new features in version 2.4.00 PDF
19-Oct-2012 Revised - Describes what is new and changed in MainView Infrastructure version 6.1.00. PDF
Online Technical Documentation
14-Dec-2017 Online documentation for MainView Cost Optimization 6.2.00 and its service packs and patches HTM
12-Oct-2017 Online Documentation for Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise product version 2.3 HTM
 
Product Documents Language :
Title Date Format
BMC Capacity Management Database User Guide 14-May-2012 PDF
BMC Capacity Management for Mainframes Installation Guide 22-Oct-2010 PDF
BMC Infrastructure Components Administration Guide 01-May-2016 PDF
BMC Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise User Guide 13-Nov-2014 PDF
Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise User Guide 12-Oct-2017 PDF
Cost Analyzer for zEnterprise User Guide 16-Mar-2017 PDF
Intelligent Capping for zEnterprise 3.0 space (2,498 KB) 14-Dec-2017 PDF
Locating and generating PDFs of documentation 20-Mar-2020 PDF
MainView Security Guide 17-Nov-2010 PDF
Universal Information Exchange User Guide 19-Sep-2016 PDF