EVENT MANAGEMENT INSTALLATION/USAGE

Document ID : KB000046091
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
Show Technical Document Details

Introduction: 

EVENT MANAGEMENT

 

Question: 

WHAT is CA COMMON SERVICES EVENT MANAGEMENT and am I using it?

 

Environment:

z/OS, CA COMMON SERVICES 14.1

 

Answer: 

Event Management is used in conjunction with OPSMVS. 

 

The  CA/OPS  MVS  facility to access Unix System

Services with it's ADDRESS USS "USSCMD COMMAND(xx)" facility, 

OPS/MVS captures console messages (send through EM

on MAINFRAME out to EVENT MGMT on Windows/UNIX. They are then forwarded

to a Service Desk product, to open a trouble ticket.

Clients who do not do/have all of the above have no need for EVENT MGMT.

 

Event Management - Event Management Facilities MFNSM pax file

CD5IB30

 

CCS - MFNSM - ESD ONLY

E11401AW040.pax.Z

 

To see if EVENT MANAGEMENT is active on the mainframe:

 

ACCESS OMVS and issue command:

 

Ps – e

 

If you do not see several instances of

CAIOPR, and STARADMIN

 

EVENT MANAGEMENT is not running.

 

Additional Information:

https://support.ca.com/cadocs/0/CA%20Common%20Services%2014%201-z%20OS-ENU/Bookshelf_Files/PDF/CCSZ--r14.1--Administration%20Guide.pdf