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Common mainframe infrastructure 2021 release

All versions

Many BMC mainframe products use infrastructure components that cross product lines.

This space provides information about the following components:

    • BMC Configuration Component for z/OS (LGC) version 11.1.00
    • BMC Execution Component for z/OS (DBC) version 11.1.00
    • Common REST API (CRA) version 2.0.00

    • Cross-System Image Manager (XIM) version 1.4.00

    • Next Generation Logger (NGL) version 10.4.00
    • Runtime Component System (RTCS) version 3.0.00
    • User Interface Middleware (UIM) version 5.5.00

Note

For information about BMC AMI Ops Infrastructure, see BMC AMI Ops Infrastructure Open link .
Notices
updated 21 Jan
This section provides information about what is new or changed in this space, including documentation updates. 

Tips

In the following table, you can change the sort order by clicking the column headings.You can also filter by date or by the type of notice (flash, technical bulletin, or release notes).

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Installing

 

Information about installing and maintaining products.

Customizing after installation

 

Post-installation customization


Command and syntax reference

 

Descriptions of commands and syntax, and related reference information


Administering

 

Security and system administration


Messages

 

BMC messages from the following product lines:

  • BMC AMI Cost products
  • BMC AMI Data for Db2 products
  • BMC AMI Data for IMS products
  • BMC AMI Ops products
  • BMC AMI Security products

Troubleshooting

 

Common issues with the UIM server

PDFs

This topic provides access to PDFs that support these components. It also explains how to create your own custom PDFs.

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Creating a custom PDF

If you are logged in, you can create a PDF from any topic in the space. Use the following procedure to create a PDF of either the current topic or multiple pages (a parent topic and its child topics):
  1. Go to the branch or topic for which you want to create a PDF.

  2. On the toolbar in the upper-right of the window,  clickand select Export to PDF:

    Important

    Although you can export to Microsoft Word, this portal is not optimized for Word exports. If you require an export in XML or HTML format, contact us Open link .

  3. In the Exporting PDF dialog box:

    • In the Template box, select one of the following PDF styles:
      • Simple to export a PDF with no cover, table of contents, or index 
        By default, the Simple template exports only the current page.
      • Standard to export a traditional PDF with a cover, table of contents, and index 
        By default, the Standard template exports the current page and its child pages.

      Example

      In this example, selecting This page and its children creates a PDF of all topics in the space's "Reference" section:

    • In the Export Scope box, select what you want to export:

      • Only this page to export the current page
      • This page and its children to export an entire section (current page and any child topics)
  4. Click Export.

For more information, see Help for BMC Online Technical Documentation Open link .

FAQs and additional resources

This topic answers common questions and explains how to access additional resources, including BMC Support.

Frequently asked questions

This section answers frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the documentation portal.

 
The following are general questions about mainframe documentation:
  • How can I get a PDF of selected content in a space?

    If you are logged in, you can create a PDF from any topic in the space. Use the following procedure to create a PDF of either the current topic or multiple pages (a parent topic and its child topics):
    1. Go to the branch or topic for which you want to create a PDF.

    2. On the toolbar in the upper-right of the window,  clickand select Export to PDF:

      Important

      Although you can export to Microsoft Word, this portal is not optimized for Word exports. If you require an export in XML or HTML format, contact us Open link .

    3. In the Exporting PDF dialog box:

      • In the Template box, select one of the following PDF styles:
        • Simple to export a PDF with no cover, table of contents, or index 
          By default, the Simple template exports only the current page.
        • Standard to export a traditional PDF with a cover, table of contents, and index 
          By default, the Standard template exports the current page and its child pages.

        Example

        In this example, selecting This page and its children creates a PDF of all topics in the space's "Reference" section:

      • In the Export Scope box, select what you want to export:

        • Only this page to export the current page
        • This page and its children to export an entire section (current page and any child topics)
    4. Click Export.

    For more information, see Help for BMC Online Technical Documentation Open link .

  • Where can I get documentation for all BMC mainframe products?

    Go to the docs.bmc.com main dashboard and click the name of a specific product area, or click here to go directly to the list of all products.

    Important

    If you're looking for the Control-M mainframe documentation, click the Control-M box on the dashboard, or click here to go directly to the Control-M space.

Additional resources

The following BMC sites are external to this portal and provide information that you might find helpful:

Support information

The following questions offer information about BMC Support:

  • How can I contact BMC Support?

    If you have problems with or questions about a BMC product, or for the latest support policies, go to Support Central Open link . You can search the Knowledge Base for help with an issue or download products and maintenance.

    If you do not have access to the web and you are in the United States or Canada, contact BMC Support at 800 537 1813. Outside the United States or Canada, select your country at Contact BMC to view local Support Contacts.

  • How can I check a product version's support status?

    You can find the support status for specific product versions on Support Central. Selecting a product from the “A–Z Supported Product List” shows:

    • All versions of the product and their current support levels (full or limited)
    • Dates on which support ends

    You can also find information about the latest support policies on Support Central.

  • Where can I get the security certificates required to transfer files to BMC Support?

    BMC Support requires a security certificate when you are using the File Transfer Protocol Secure (FTPS) method to send files to BMC Support. The Secure File Transfer User Guide for BMC Customers Open link  explains how to use the certificate.

    The following table includes the security certificate:

    CertificateValidity
    Effective from April 6, 2021, until further notice




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