Host Configuration Assistant for Z Development (HCA) is a web wizard that is designed to simplify planning and configuring of host components for Z Development products. Host Configuration Assistant helps you determine the host components to configure for your products and provides you with feature-based checklists to let you focus on features that matter. Host Configuration Assistant will generate a customized task list which provides the systems team a step-by-step configuration guide specific to your desired setup.

User flow

Key values

  • Provides one integrated system for multiple products and host components.
  • Helps determine required and optional components and features dynamically.
  • Provides feature-based checklists that are easy to understand.
  • Enables effective and efficient communication between different roles.
  • Generates customized reports with tasks provided in a recommended order.

Supported products and versions

HCA supports the host configuration for the following products at the latest release levels.

  • IBM Application Delivery Foundation for z/OS 3.3
  • IBM Wazi Developer for Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces 1.2
  • IBM Developer for z/OS Enterprise Edition 15.0
  • IBM Developer for z/OS 15.0
  • IBM Debug for z/OS 15.0
  • IBM Explorer for z/OS 3.2
  • IBM Fault Analyzer for z/OS 14.1
  • IBM Dependency Based Build 1.1
  • IBM File Manager for z/OS 14.1
  • IBM Z Open Automation Utilities 1.1
  • IBM Application Performance Analyzer for z/OS 14.2
  • IBM Wazi Virtual Test Platform 1.0

Supported host components

  • z/OS Explorer (HALGxxx)
  • z/OS Explorer Extensions (HHOPxxx)
  • z/OS Debugger (HADRxxx)
  • z/OS Source Code Analysis (HAKGxxx)
  • Remote System Explorer API (HAMAxxx)
  • z/OS Dynamic Test Runner (HAL6xxx)
  • Dependency Based Build (HBGZxxx)
  • Z Open Automation Utilities (HAL5xxx)
  • Application Performance Analyzer (HAD0xxx)
  • File Manager (HADLxxx)
  • Fault Analyzer (HADQxxx)
  • COBOL and CICS command Level Conversion Aid (H09Fxxx)