This IBM® Redbooks® publication will help you install, configure and use the IBM z/OS® Management Facility (z/OSMF). IBM z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) is a product for z/OS that will simplify, optimize and modernize the z/OS system programmer experience.
z/OSMF delivers solutions in a task-oriented, web-browser-based user interface with integrated user assistance. The goal of z/OS Management Facility is to improve system programmer productivity, and make functions easier to understand and use. This makes system programmers more productive as quickly as possible with the least amount of training. You can automate tasks, reduce the learning curve, and improve productivity through a modern, simplified, and intuitive task-based, browser-based interface.
The z/OSMF works with a mixed skills workforce: it is suited both for professionals who are new to z/OS and those already skilled on z/OS. Each professional has their own needs and faces their own challenges. A novice system programmer might need to understand the 'big picture' and how procedures are done. A novice will need to get documentation on procedures and tasks, and implement them according to the rules of the enterprise. The experienced system programmer, on the other hand, has the knowledge on tasks and procedures, so the goal is to make their functions less error prone and easier. This allows them to be more productive and contribute more to their business.
z/OS has been delivering simplification since it was introduced, but z/OSMF brings a new dimension and focus to simplification. z/OSMF will simplify and modernize the user experience across the board and help make the pertinent information available readily available and easily accessible.
Table of contents
Part 1. Introduction
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Overview and Architecture
Part 2. Installation
Chapter 3. Planning and Requisites
Chapter 4. z/OSMF Installation and Configuration
Chapter 5. High Availability
Part 3. Usage
Chapter 6. Getting Help in z/OSMF
Chapter 7. Configuration Assistant
Chapter 8. Workflows
Chapter 9. Links
Chapter 10. Performance Monitoring with z/OSMF
Chapter 11. Workload Management
Chapter 12. Using the z/OSMF Incident Log
Chapter 13. Software Management
Chapter 14. ISPF
Chapter 15. Capacity Provisioning
Part 4. Exploitation
Chapter 16. Using the z/OSMF Programmable Interfaces
Part 5. Appendices
Appendix A. Migration
Appendix B. Diagnostics
Appendix C. Secure FTP using AT-TLS
Appendix D. Additional material
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