CA CSM installation overview

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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 Please summarize the CSM installation/upgrade process with



These are the main paths used by CSM:






With an upgrade the new release will be using the same /parent_path/msmserv/mpm as previous release. This means that once the upgrade is done to the new release you won't be able to continue using old release.


/parent_path/msmserv/mpm and it's file system APLROOT are controlled by CSM so not much to do with them in the upgrade. For the other three you could create new versions for the new release, for example 6.0:




To save on space you could use a unique file systems for each with 100 cylinders. After the upgrade is done you could delete the msminstall file system.


Download the MSM install package to /parent_path/msmserv/v60/msminstall 


Unzip it there in OMVS with

pax -rvf DVD10155349E.pax.Z

This creates an MSMInstaller directory. In this directory update and run the UNZIPJCL.

In the UNZIPJCL you will see these:

newname="<-- YOUR CA CSM USS HFS DIRECTORY -->/MSMProduct"

newname="<-- YOUR CA CSM USS HFS DIRECTORY -->/MSMSetup"

<-- YOUR CA CSM USS HFS DIRECTORY --> will be /parent_path/msmserv/v60/ so you will have



The yourHLQ.MSM61.UITOOL can be any hlq.

After running UNZIPJCL you will have:






In /parent_path/msmserv/v60/MSMSetup you will have and You will need to copy the old to the new release. For example, 5.1 to  6.0.

To do this, in OMVS cd to /parent_path/msmserv/v60/MSMSetup then command:

sh copyOPT PreviousRelease.MSMPATH where PreviousRelease.MSMPATH will be the 5.1 /msm path, for example something like /parent_path/msmserv/v51/msm


Next in /parent_path/msmserv/v60/MSMSetup/ update PreviousRelease.MSMPATH= to be PreviousRelease.MSMPATH=/parent_path/msmserv/v51/msm

/parent_path/msmserv/v51/msm is whatever you current 5.1 /msm path is. This will cause to do an upgrade.

Review the other parm in such as the new path names for the 6.0 /msm and /msmruntime, Do not change the one for /mpm, That is, whatever you are using for /parent_path/msmserv/mpm for 5.1 keep using it.

In OMVS run This is just a summary overview so refer to the install guide for details. Select a manual install, the script will prompt you for this selection. After it is done refer to MSMSummaryReport.txt in the MSMSetup and continue with the manual steps.


Additional Information:

CA CSM Installation Guide