LATEST RELEASE

New Features with UDM 3.1

Automation

• Historic retention process has been re-engineered for performance improvement.
• New email capability – ‘EMAIL to’ options allow reports written in CSV or HTML format to be sent directly to email recipients.
• Drill down processes enhanced using breadcrumb navigation to better manage screen layout and location of drill to screens.
• Object automation actions syntax simplified by replacing Header/Body/Footer statements with <LOOP> </LOOP> statements, making an easier user experience.

 

Monitoring Interface

• Drill down processes enhanced using breadcrumb navigation to better manage screen layout and location of drill to screens.

 

Command Interface

• General stability and performance enhancements to better manage command output results.
• New feature in Command deck creation to allow listing and inclusion of System symbols and User variables.
• New option in Navigation Tree to display Commands scheduled to run via the Automation Interface.
• New option in Navigation Tree to display active command processes.
• New Variables added to Report based commands.

JCL Interface

• New option in Navigation Tree to display JCL decks scheduled to run via the Automation Interface.
• New feature in JCL deck creation to allow listing and inclusion of System symbols and User variables.
• New feature limiting the number of selected report items the JCL action can be used against in a single request, thereby improving the user experience.
• New option in Navigation Tree added to display active JCL processes.
• New Variables added to Report based commands:
• Card image syntax simplified by replacing Header/Body/Footer statements with <LOOP> </LOOP> statements, making an easier user experience.

Explorers Interface

• Drill down processes enhanced using breadcrumb navigation to better manage screen layout and location of drill to screens

Reporting Interface

• Drill down processes enhanced using breadcrumb navigation to better manage screen layout and location of drill to screens
• New output types allow reports to be created directly in:
– CSV Format
– HTML Format
– Host readable format
• Graphing option completely replaced with integrated Graphing feature.
• New Volume Init option added to Volume and Storage Group reports, allowing entries to be selected and passed directly to the Volume initialization wizard.
• New Object automation option added to Catalog and Storage Group reports, allowing entries to be selected and passed directly to the Object automation wizard.
• New threshold definition and action option added to Storage
Group reports, allowing definition of thresholds and actions to be
defined directly for entries.
• New reports added: CA 1, CA Disk, DFSMS, EMCS, FDR ABR, Space Usage, and more.

Configuration Interface

• New feature to allow refresh of all parameters without the need for an IPL.
• New features to refresh Dataset groups, Exclude lists, User variables and Volume Group parameters from the GUI.
• New feature to display current maintenance status on all UDM modules.
• New feature to display existing server activity; for example, which reports are running.