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This space provides the same content as before, but the organization of the home page has changed. The content is now organized based on logical branches instead of legacy book titles. We hope that the new structure will help you quickly find the content that you need.

Using the logon panels

The following logon panels are available:

Which panel or panels are displayed depends on what credentials you specified with the START command, LOGON command, or abbreviated logon command and what type of security you are using, password, passphrase, or IBM Multi-Factor Authentication for z/OS (IBM MFA).

Using the User ID panel

The User ID panel is displayed under the following conditions:

  • The START, LOGON, or abbreviated logon command was issued.
  • The userID parameter was not specified.
  • A user ID is required.

To specify a user ID

  1. On the User ID panel, type your user ID.

    BBVL748E ---------- MAINVIEW Alternate Access ------------- BMC Software
    
       Enter userid ===> JXM1


    Note

    Your user ID must be defined to the external security manager (ESM) at your site; otherwise, MainView Alternate Access rejects your logon request.
  2. Press Enter.

    The following message appears:

    BBVL701I Logon in progress for userid at hh:mm:ss on dd:mmm:yyyy

    If you press End rather than Enter, the following message is displayed and the terminal logon screen is displayed:

    BBVL705I Logon terminated

Using the password panel

The password panel is displayed under the following conditions:

  • The START, LOGON, or abbreviated logon command was issued.
  • The password parameter was not specified or an incorrect password was specified.
  • A password is required for the specified user ID. 

If you are using IBM MFA, see Using the MFA password panel.

To specify a password

  1. On the password panel, in the Password field, type your password.

       *********************************************************************
     ***                                                                   ***
    ***                       MAINVIEW Alternate Access                     ***
    ***               (C) COPYRIGHT 2002, BMC Software, Inc.                ***
     ***                                                                   ***
       *********************************************************************
     
     
        BBVT105I Please enter current password
     
     
     
            Userid        JXM1
            Password ===>                  New Password ===>
             
    
    
                                 Press PF1 for HELP
  2. Press Enter.

    The default product menu is displayed.

    If you pressed End rather than Enter, the following message appears and the logon screen is displayed:

    BBVT194W TAS logon session cancelled by user

Using the MFA password panel

The MFA panel is displayed under the following conditions:

  • The START, LOGON, or abbreviated logon command was issued.
  • The password parameter was not specified.
  • IBM MFA or a passphrase is required for the specified user ID. 

To specify MFA credentials or a passphrase

  1. On the MFA  password panel, in the Password field, type your password.

         **********************************************************************
        ***                                                                  ***
       ***                      MainView Alternate Access                     ***
       ***             © COPYRIGHT 1993 - 2018, BMC Software, Inc.            ***
        ***                                                                  ***
         **********************************************************************
                                                                                    
     BBVT105I PLEASE ENTER CURRENT PASSWORD
    
    
    
    
            Userid   ===> JXM1
            Password ===> 
    
        New Password ===> 
    
    
    
    
    
                                Press PF1 for HELP
  2. Press Enter.

    If this is the first time you are logging on or your system administrator is requiring a new PIN, the MFA Factor panel is displayed.

    If you pressed End rather than Enter, the following message appears and the logon screen is displayed:

    BBVT194W TAS logon session cancelled by user

  3. On the MFA Factor panel, in the Enter response and Verify response fields, type your personal identification number (PIN).

    BMC Software ------------- MainView Alternate Access  -------------BMC Software
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
     ICH70008I IBM MFA MESSAGE:                                                     
               AZF1007I: ENTER NEW PIN - MIN 4 MAX 7                                
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
           Enter response  ===> _                                                 
                                                                                 
           Verify response ===>                                                     
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                                                                    
                                Press PF1 for HELP                                  
    
    
    
  4. Press Enter.

    The default product menu is displayed.

    If you pressed End rather than Enter, the following message appears and the logon screen is displayed:

    BBVT194W TAS logon session cancelled by user

To change your password

  1. On the password or MFA password panel, in the New Password field, type your new password.

    The password value is not displayed when you type it and can be one to eight alphanumeric characters.

  2. Press Enter.

    A message is displayed, prompting you to re-enter your new password for verification.

  3. Retype your new password value.

  4. Press Enter again.

    Your new password is now active.

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