The following system requirements apply to Fast Path Online Restructure/EP:
IBM z/OS operating system Version 1.10 or later
All IBM supported releases of IMS
APF authorization for the Fast Path Online Restructure/EP load library
The following processing requirements apply to Fast Path Online Restructure/EP:
Database Recovery Control (DBRC) registration is required for the database to be restructured.
Additional DASD is required for the primary shadow area data sets.
A short online outage is required for the restructured database.
IFP utility and HSSP processing are limited during restructure processing.
The following recommendations apply for IMSPLEX processing:
If you do not comply with these recommendations, make sure that all ACBLIB of all IMS systems are in sync.
- Use the same ACBLIB data set names for the IMS systems in the IMSPLEX.
Use the same active ACBLIB data set names (ACBLIBA/ACBLIBB) for the IMS systems in the IMSPLEX.
BMC recommends that you use //OLCSTAT DD for all IMS systems. This action automatically forces the same active ACBLIB usage.