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IBM z/OS Management Facility

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News

z/OSMF Ansible collection is now available on Ansible Galaxy:

z/OSMF Ansible collection helps you to integrate Ansible and z/OS without any environment change to z/OS. Please refer to our latest blog for details.

z/OSMF enhancements in 4Q 2019:

  • z/OSMF Security Configuration Assistant is enhanced to support variable substitution and validation by user group with APAR PH17871.
  • z/OSMF Desktop is enhanced by APAR PH16076 to support searching, browsing and editing USS file and directory from the same place where user can do similar operation with data sets today. User can also submit data set or USS file as JCL and check job output directly from the z/OSMF desktop editor or search window.
  • z/OSMF Workflows tasks is enhanced to support creating workflow instance from workflow definition located in remote systems by APAR PH14185.
  • z/OSMF REST data set and file service is enhanced to support accessing data sets and files in remote system by APAR PH15263.
  • z/OSMF supports JSON Web Token (JWT) by returning JWT token during authentication and accepting JWT token for authorization of z/OSMF services by APAR PH12143.
  • z/OSMF Sysplex Management plugin is enhanced by PH15554 to allow users to create a new couple data set for several operations like set Primary CDS, switch Alternate CDS to Primary CDS, etc.
  • z/OSMF startup time is reduced by APAR PH19227 and PH06678.
  • z/OSMF V2R4 is now available in Sep 2019. Please refer to the latest handout from SHARE Fort Worth or z/OS V2R4 Announcement.

    About z/OSMF

    IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) provides a framework for managing various aspects of a z/OS system through a task oriented, Web browser interface. By streamlining some traditional tasks and automating others, z/OSMF can help to simplify some areas of system management and reduce the level of expertise needed for managing a system.

  • Learn more about z/OSMF:
  • Explore spotlights and key features of z/OSMF:
  • Get Started

    IBM Z Software Trials (zTrial) provides a no-charge trial for z/OSMF without installation required:

    You can also go to the GitHub repository to download the demonstration of z/OSMF functions:

    Here are a series of tutorial videos and online courses for z/OSMF plugins:

    Documentation

    We provide some expert documentations for you to learn more about z/OSMF:

  • Learn more about z/OSMF Workflows:
  • Learn more about IBM Cloud Provisioning and Management for z/OS (CP&M):
  • Community

    We provide a worldwide community which offers business and technical experts, blogs and forums to exchange ideas, connect through shared interests and develop expertise:

    User Reference

    Following cases will show you how customers benefit from z/OSMF:

    Contact Us

    The zosmf-adoption Channel on Slack is provided for open discussion on configuration, adoption, marketing, and events for z/OSMF product.