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Generate longfile name for Connect:Direct transfers in log
We want to utilize transfer logs generated in syslog/task log to do some automation reporting and alerting. However NDM longfile name which reported in SMF type FI isn't written to syslog so we can't get full pictures for file transfers between un...
Include active MAXUSERS in high water mark SMF record
Highwater mark SMF record should include Active MAXUSERS to have full pictures of how region is performing. We've experienced BTL issues relating to high MAXUSERS counts and we don't have accurate insight into how many users are active at that time.
Enable connection pooling for remote nodes when using CDPLEX
We use the PARSESS ADJACENT.NODE statement to limit parallel sessions from the local node to a remote node based on capacity as agreed with the partner node. When updating our environment to use CDPLEX with multiple server regions, this parameter ...
Add capability to Connect:Direct to work around undesirable DVIPA behavior
We'd like to request a new initialization parm for Connect:DIrect (CD) to disable outbound TCP connection establishment until after the DTF opens its TCP listener ports. Our DTFs both send traffic and listen for traffic. We have had situations whe...
Security Exit must be usable by different SFTs and the STCname should be part of the RACF profile namess
In our environment we run several Connect:Direct stc's in one environment. The provided Security Exits do not offer a possibility to setup separate profiles for these stc's.We would like this to be changed. Second what we ask for is to add the STC...
RACF currently supports 100 characters for passphrases. Having all z/OS software/products also support that limit aligns them with the RACF limitations. This allows users even greater options at creating longer passphrases thus a more secure one.
When an SSL handshake error occurs, the process is placed in HO ER status. This does not trigger the same error alerts as file transfer failures when the process is pushed into HO ER status. If the same alert triggering would occur from session se...
To increase the limit of 16 character names (SNODEs) in the Secure+
Good morning Most of our transactions used in our transmission central services must be secured. So we need to use Secure+. Most of our transactions are using DNS value so the CDZ limit of 16 character defined in the network map is affecting us. M...
Scenario: CD transmissions between z/OS and Windows or Linux. Large Windows and Unix FileNames have to be constructed via concatenation of multiple tokens (strings and symbols). The reason is the PROCESS library is required to be RECFM=FB LRECL=80...
Implement config or variable to enforce DGADBATC to use specific tcp stack in batch
We're using batch utility DGADBATC in a multiple tcpip stack(cinet) environment and would like to have a parm variable or other config option to specify the utility to utilize specific tcpip stack. The standard options like : //CEEOPTS DD * ENVAR(...
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