Posts by Kenny Smith

How healthy is your z/OS on zD&T? (How to monitor z/OS Health)

How healthy is your z/OS on zD&T? (How to monitor z/OS Health)

A good systems programmer should generally know how to monitor the health of his or her z/OS system. However, if...

How to enable licensing in IBM Developer for z/OS and ADFz

How to enable licensing in IBM Developer for z/OS and ADFz

Overview IDz is offered in three different packaging options. Overall, its the exact same client, but the licensing differs considerably....

Make z/OS debugging easier with the IBM Debugger Profile Service

Make z/OS debugging easier with the IBM Debugger Profile Service

A debugger profile is a type of configuration that allows a developer to debug a program under certain conditions. There...

Make Your z/OS Deployments Failproof With Urbancode Agent Pools

Make Your z/OS Deployments Failproof With Urbancode Agent Pools

If you’re using UCD in a large z/OS mainframe environment, and want to take advantage of agent pools, there are...

Copy an application process in UCD quickly from one project to another

Copy an application process in UCD quickly from one project to another

Here’s the scenario: You’ve got an application process in one project area for IBM Urbancode Deploy. Its taken time to...

Get Productive! Enable Filter Pools in IDz to Organize Your Datasets Better

Get Productive! Enable Filter Pools in IDz to Organize Your Datasets Better

If you’ve been using IDz for a while, you’re surely familiar with filters when browsing your MVS, JES, or Unix...

Time to upgrade your IBM Jazz environment to 7.0!

Time to upgrade your IBM Jazz environment to 7.0!

IBM has released its updated Jazz platforms, and in the process rebranded most of the tools. As of this writing...

Managing Websphere Plugin Config Files

Managing Websphere Plugin Config Files

In some recent customers we’ve had to install various IBM CLM components on different servers to balance workload for a...

Understanding how GitHub fits in a mainframe DevOps toolchain.

Understanding how GitHub fits in a mainframe DevOps toolchain.

If you work on a mainframe, you’ve almost certainly heard of CA Endeavor, Serena Changeman, IBM SCLM, or Panvalet Librarian....

Setting up IBM Jazz based tools for Token Licensing

Setting up IBM Jazz based tools for Token Licensing

I’ve recently worked with a customer who could not find good documentation on how to apply token licenses to his...

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