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Database Director for IMS 8.2

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This space contains information about the 8.2.00 release of the BMC Database Director for IMS product.

The BMC Database Director for IMS product provides an ISPF interface that you can use to perform your maintenance tasks. For example, you can:

  • Reorganize full function databases in batch, read-only, and online mode
  • Clone full function and Fast Path databases (DEDBs)

Database Director fully supports batch, read-only, and online reorganizations for Fast Path databases (DEDBs). You can use Database Director to reorganize DEDB areas or the entire DEDB database.

Notices
updated 26 Jul

Installation

 

Information about installing and maintaining the product.

Messages

 

BMC messages from the following product lines:

  • BMC products for DB2
  • BMC products for IMS
  • Cost Optimization products
  • MainView products


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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.

 

 How can I get a PDF of selected content in a space?
  1. From the Tools menu in the upper-right, select Export to PDF.

  2. Select the type of PDF that you want:
    • Only this page for a PDF of the current page
    • This page and its children for a PDF of the current page and all of its child topics

Depending on the number of topics included in the export, it might take several minutes to create the PDF. After the export is complete, you can download the PDF.

 Where can I get a list of all mainframe Cost Optimization products, MainView products, and BMC products for the IBM DB2 and IBM IMS subsystems?

Go to the docs.bmc.com main dashboard and click the BMC Mainframe products (DB2 IMS MainView Cost Optimization) box, or click here to go directly to the list.

Note

If 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

This topic contains information about contacting BMC Support and determining support status for specific product versions.

 How can I contact BMC Support?

If you have problems with or questions about a BMC product, or for the latest support policies, see the Customer Support website at https://www.bmc.com/support/support-central.html. You can access product documents, search the Knowledge Base for help with an issue, and download products and maintenance.

If you do not have access to the web and you are in the United States or Canada, contact Customer 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.

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