DFSMShsm provides space, availability, and tape mount management functions in a storage device hierarchy for both system-managed, and non-system-managed storage environments. DFSMShsm allows you to automate your storage management tasks improving the productivity by
effectively managing the storage devices.
This IBM Redbooks publication provides technical storage specialists and storage administrators with the basic DFSMShsm knowledge for implementing andcustomizing DFSMShsm at the z/OS V1.13 level. Hints and tips on the daily operation, monitoring, and tuning are included. Sysplex environment
considerations are also included.
Those implementing DFSMShsm for the first time will find valuable information for exploiting the DFSMShsm functions. Experienced persons will find that this IBM Redbooks publication can be used as an update to the latest DFSMShsm functions, and it shows how to use those functions in an existing DFSMShsm
Table of contents
Chapter 1. DFSMShsm overview
Chapter 2. Planning and reviewing your environment
Chapter 3. Getting started basics
Chapter 4. SMS and its interactions with DFSMShsm
Chapter 5. Implementing DFSMShsm security
Chapter 6. Data set format support, RLS and EAVs.
Chapter 7. Tape considerations
Chapter 8. HSMplexes, GRSplexes & SYSplexes
Chapter 9. Space Management
Chapter 10. Availability Management means backup
Chapter 11. Maintaining your DFSMShsm environment
Chapter 12. CDS considerations
Chapter 13. Monitoring and reporting
Chapter 14. Problem Determination
Chapter 15. Health Checker update
Chapter 16. Common DFSMShsm functions
Chapter 17. Hints, tips and recommended practices
Appendix A. Sample ACS routines
Appendix B. APAR cover letters
Appendix C. DFSMShsm functional timeline
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