z/OS Version 1 Release 12 Implementation

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 15 April 2011, updated 27 April 2011

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ISBN-10: 0738434981
ISBN-13: 9780738434988
IBM Form #: SG24-7853-00
(888 pages)

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Authors: Paul Rogers, Robert Hering, Paulo Heuser, George Kozakos, Lutz Kühner, Jean-Louis Lafitte, Diana Nakajima, Paulo Cesar Nascimento, Gil Peleg


This IBM® Redbooks® publication describes changes in installation and migration when migrating from a current z/OS® V1R10 and z/OS V1R11 to z/OS V1R12. Also described are tasks to prepare for the installation of z/OS V1R12, including ensuring that driving system and target system requirements are met, and coexistence requirements are satisfied. New migration actions are introduced in z/OS V1R12. This book focuses on identifying some of the new migration actions that must be performed for selected elements when migrating to z/OS V1R12.

This book describes the following enhancements:

  • z/OS V1R12 installation, HiperDispatch, System Logger, Auto-reply to WTORs, Real Storage Manager (RSM)
  • DFSMS, DFSORT, Services aids, z/OS Infoprint Server, TSO/E, RMF™, Language Environment®, BCP allocation
  • XML System Services, z/OS UNIX® System Services, BCP supervisor, Extended Address Volumes
  • HyperSwap®. BCPii, (de)ciphering, Predictive Failure Analysis, C language, Hardware instrumentation services
  • FICON® dynamic channel-path management, Workload Manager, SDSF, JES2, JES3, SMF, GRS, XCF, HCD
  • Unicode, Capacity provisioning, RRS, Parallel subsystems initialization
  • z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF)

Table of contents

Chapter 1. z/OS V1R12 enhancements
Chapter 2. z/OS V1R12 installation
Chapter 3. HiperDispatch
Chapter 4. System Logger
Chapter 5. Auto-reply to WTORs
Chapter 6. Real Storage Manager (RSM) enhancements
Chapter 7. DFSMS enhancements
Chapter 8. DFSORT improvements
Chapter 9. Service aids enhancements
Chapter 10. z/OS Infoprint Server
Chapter 11. TSO/E enhancements
Chapter 12. RMF enhancements
Chapter 13. Language Environment
Chapter 14. BCP allocation improvements
Chapter 15. XML System Services
Chapter 16. z/OS UNIX System Services
Chapter 17. z/OS UNIX-related applications
Chapter 18. BCP supervisor updates
Chapter 19. BCP contents supervisor updates
Chapter 20. Extended Address Volume
Chapter 21. HyperSwap
Chapter 22. BCPii
Chapter 23. About (de)ciphering
Chapter 24. Predictive Failure Analysis
Chapter 25. C language
Chapter 26. Hardware instrumentation services
Chapter 27. FICON dynamic channel-path management
Chapter 28. Workload Manager
Chapter 29. SDSF enhancements
Chapter 30. JES2 enhancements
Chapter 31. JES3 enhancements
Chapter 32. SMF enhancements
Chapter 33. GRS enhancements
Chapter 34. XCF enhancements
Chapter 35. z/OS HCD V1R12
Chapter 36. Unicode enhancements
Chapter 37. Capacity Provisioning
Chapter 38. RRS enhancements
Chapter 39. Parallel subsystems initialization
Chapter 40. z/OS Management Facility
Appendix A. SDSF Java API example
Appendix B. WTOR messages on Auto-Reply
Appendix C. z/OS Upload utility
Appendix D. BCPii Metal C-example

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