The product has the following features:
Ensures that an IMS system is restarted correctly and that database integrity is fully maintained
Causes minimal IMS system start-up overhead
Fully supports the database access methods and features available in IBM IMS/ESA systems
Ensures the integrity of the additional RDS and MSDB checkpoint data sets used in an IMS-XRF environment for IMS/ESA
Provides complete, automated recovery of IMS databases
The IMS database recovery utilities are used for MSDBs and Full-Function databases. Full-Function batch backout is limited to OLDS allocation. RCF is designed to use the BMC Software Fast Recovery Utility product (FRU) for DEDBs.
Provides a window for MSDB maintenance activities
Rationalizes and controls the back-up of all MSDB related data sets
Provides automatic determination of IMS system resource and database status, and dynamic allocation of required data sets, thus eliminating potential errors
Requires no source code modifications to any user or IMS program or control block
Because IMS program integrity is not affected, no new exposures are introduced.
Provides automatic notification to DBRC of an IMS abnormal termination