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  1. Jack Tsuei

    This new site has huge improvements. Finally we can easily find all documents on one single page. Global search is very powerful. Hope BMC can now catch up with DB2 V11 and V12 new features support. Nice job, BMC !

    Aug 08, 2019 08:45
    1. Dottie Wood

      Hi, Jack. Thanks very much for the feedback! We appreciate getting your perspective. 

      Aug 08, 2019 01:20
  2. David Malbuff

    Where's the documentation for CONTROL-T tape management on z/OS?

    Feb 12, 2020 08:45
    1. Dottie Wood

      Hi, David. Thanks for contacting us!

      You can find some information about Control-T in the MainView SRM documentation spaces and in the Installation System space. A couple of examples follow: 

      To search for more occurrences within a single space, enter "Control-T" in the search box above the space's navigation pane: 

      To search across all spaces in the documentation portal, use the search box on the dashboard

      You could also check the Control-M/Tape documentation listed here on the BMC Support site. (Control-M/Tape was formerly named Control-T.)

      If none of these provide the information that you need, please enter a ticket with Customer Support by clicking here. If outside the United States, use the Select Another Country box to find local contact information.

      Feb 12, 2020 01:17
  3. Virgil Wormsbaker

    Now what do I do? Where is the documentation on the procedures to get on the Watch list? This is not as simple as you made me believe?

    Jan 22, 2021 05:29
  4. Virgil Wormsbaker

    Now I am getting submit errors?

    Jan 22, 2021 05:29
  5. Dov Kaiser

    Hi, Virgil. Thank you for your questions. For instructions about watching notices, see (ID 741) Technical bulletin: BMC is announcing an enhancement to how we notify you about notice updates. These instructions also apply to watching any other page in our documentation portal.

    Jan 24, 2021 02:21
  6. Stan Wright

    Where are the Compuware products?

    Mar 03, 2021 01:40
    1. Dov Kaiser

      Hi, Stan. Thank you for your question. On April 19, the Compuware sites (Frontline Japan and Compuware Support Center) will be transitioned into BMC Support Central. In the meantime, you can find the Compuware documentation at

      Mar 04, 2021 03:35
  7. David Greene

    Hi, am looking for the logmaster docs that detail DB2 native column level encryption support - can someone point me in that direction? Thanks very much.

    May 10, 2021 09:13
    1. Sarig Scudder

      Hi David,


      Thank you for your question. I am looking into the matter and I’ll get back to you, soon.




      May 12, 2021 12:12
  8. Robert Bernatos

    I am trying to locate the equivalent of the Mainview V6.2 Security Guide and Security Reference manuals

    May 17, 2021 09:32
    1. Dov Kaiser

      Hi, Robert. Thank you for your comment. Please see the following topic: Managing security for BMC AMI Ops products

      May 18, 2021 01:28
  9. Al Prete

    Where is the documentation on the BBI subsystem commands (the dot commands)? They were in the "Administration Guide" but I can't find an administration guide.

    Jun 09, 2021 07:43
    1. Dov Kaiser

      Hi, Al. Thank you for your question. I think you might find the following topic useful: BBI control commands. If not, please reply with an example of what you're looking for.

      Jun 09, 2021 10:51
  10. Harold Weinberger

    Can't find CMM for Mainframes; nor under BMC CMM for Mainframes. Even if under 'AMI' . Where would I find info on PREDICTOR (old name) program E2000 ? We run v 19.1 on the mainframe : "BMC PERFORMANCE PREDICTOR FOR MAINFRAMES REL 1.9.10 PATCH 28"

    Sep 20, 2021 09:39
    1. Margaret Yen

      Hi Harold. Thank you for your question. We think you might find the following links useful. If not, please reply with an example of what you're looking for.

      Sep 20, 2021 12:40