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ThruPut Manager does not use either keys or passwords to validate the licence of any of it's products.
The ThruPut Manager Edition and Level can be determined by issuing the TM command /TM D Level. The command output in MSG DTM6563I identifies components which indicates the edition. The following components correspond to the edition
The ThruPut Manager Version / Release / PTF Level is found in the line ...
TM V7R1.0 AT PTF TMT7106, z/OS R2.1.0, JES2 z/OS2.1
ThruPut Manager is available in two installation formats...
It is downloaded and customized with 5 simple jobs and provides the corresponding self-contained SMP/E environment needed for future maintenance. This SMP/E environment can remain a standalone environment (usually for a first-time install) or be merged into an existing SMP/E environment (for special site requirements or accumulative maintenance).
There are "no" TM fixes or apars required. However, after a change has been made to the system clock (usually as a result of going to/from Daylight Savings) the JBS display commands will incorrectly show the time the LAST ACTION had occurred. The time will be out by the amount the clock was adjusted. Restart the TM STC to correct any time issues.
The problem only affects the display output so JBS will continue to function normally if the TM started task is not recycled.
From time to time, the ThruPut Manager Support Group needs to fix a problem or provide a custom enhancement outside of a standard maintenance release. Some of these fixes are delivered using the SMP/E ++APAR format, which involves ++ZAP AMASPZAP control statements. To verify the integrity of an APAR, use the ISPF EDIT macro $CHKSUM prior to installation:
Note: this facility allows you to verify the CHECKSUM without actually applying the fix.
ThruPut Manager messages are available through QuickRef.
To view the "DTM" messages, select option "R" or "L" from the QuickRef Main Menu, then key in "MVS Solutions" in the "Vendor" category.
ThruPut Manager is dependent upon (but does not alter) JES2 macros and services. Two source stubs, DTMJ2MVn and DTMJ2SVn, must be assembled with the level of JES2 source that is executing on the system where ThruPut Manager is to be installed. These source stubs are automatically assembled when ThruPut Manager is installed, but to keep them synchronized with JES2 maintenance, they must be reassembled each time JES2 maintenance is applied to macros that ThruPut Manager requires. A dummy USERMOD has been provided which can be applied to perform the assembly and link function. Please see the Installation Guide - Appendix B: Synchronize JES2 and TM for more details.
New functionality will be announced at a PTF-Level via our Release Details document with the corresponding documentation included in the ThruPut Manager manual set which can be accessed from the "Download Central" section of the Support Center. Additional supplements and installation materials can also be found here.
A "Changes to this Edition" section is available at the front of each manual and the "Release Details" document keeps an accumulative reference of the changes and additions.