Launching and exiting the console—customizing IMS components

The console uses z/OS authentication. When you launch the console, you must provide a valid SAF user ID and password. The security administrator for your site manages the SAF account information for users.

To launch the console

  1. From the Start menu, select All Programs > BMC Software > Database Management Console.
    The host selection dialog box or the logon dialog box is displayed.
  2. If the host selection dialog box is displayed, in the Host list, select your UIM host name.


    You can manage the host list by clicking Manage Client Installs. For more information, see Managing the Enterprise List—Customizing IMS components.

    The logon dialog box is displayed.

  3. In the logon dialog box, enter the user ID and password that is valid on the selected host (z/OS) system.
  4. (optional) Enter your group and account information.
  5. Click OK.

To exit the console

  1. Click userID > Logout.
  2. On the Quit? dialog box, click Yes.

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