MainView for DBCTL (Version 5.3.00)

Version Support Status : FULL SUPPORT
Full Support End Date : 14-Dec-2021
End Of Support Date : 14-Dec-2022

View the PAC (Product Availability and Compatibility) matrix for the English user interface of version 5.3.00
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
12-Oct-2018 MainView for IMS Management, MainView for IMS, and MainView for DBCTL: PTF BPZ0814 might cause an IBM IMS control region outage due to an S0C4 abend in the OLT ESTAE (IBAESTAx) routine PDF
07-Jun-2018 MainView for IMS Management, MainView for IMS Online, and MainView for DBCTL: An IBM IMS Control region U0113 abend can occur due to an S0C4 abend in module IMETIMEx if IBM z/OS MVS local time offset changes PDF
07-Jun-2018 MainView for IMS Management, MainView for IMS Online, and MainView for DBCTL: An LPAR system outage can occur due to an overlay of PSA storage PDF
05-Apr-2018 MainView for IMS Online, MainView for DBCTL, and MainView for IMS Solution: After you apply PTF BPK3087, an S0C4 abend may occur in the IBM IMS control region 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 1031) SPE2010 enhancements for 5.4.00 and 5.3.00 of the MainView for IMS Online and the MainView for DBCTL products are 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
12-Jun-2020 (ID 944) MainView for IMS Online and MainView for DBCTL: Support for IBM CICS Transaction Server, Version 5.6 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
23-Jan-2020 (ID 875) MainView for IMS and MainView for DBCTL: PTF BQI2583 might cause a S0C4 abend 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
25-Jul-2019 (ID 711) MainView VistaPoint, MainView for CICS, MainView for DB2, MainView for IMS Online, MainView for DBCTL: The MainView VistaPoint and Common Monitor Services table data maps are now available 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
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
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
13-Sep-2018 MainView Infrastructure: MainView Explorer can now be launched from a stand-alone package PDF
03-Aug-2018 MainView for IMS Online and MainView for DBCTL: Enhancements add quick access to the MainView Data Dictionary from EZ menus, and adds warning messages during initialization when MainView for IMS is missing maintenance for support of some IBM IMS Function 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 IMS Management: Enhancements to the integration with Log Analyzer for IMS 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
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
14-Dec-2017 MainView for DBCTL: Announces changes and new features in version 5.3.00 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
21-Dec-2017 Online documentation for MainView for IMS and MainView for DBCTL and its service packs and patches HTM
14-Dec-2017 Online documentation for MainView for DBCTL and its service packs and patches HTM
 
Product Documents Language :
Title Date Format
Locating and generating PDFs of documentation 20-Mar-2020 PDF
MainView for DBCTL User Guide 28-Dec-2017 PDF
MainView for IMS and MainView for DBCTL Customization Guide 28-Dec-2017 PDF