Installation Best Practice

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

What is the recommended best practice for installing and maintaining the CA Repository for z/OS?

Instructions:

What is the recommended best practice for installing and maintaining the CA Repository for z/OS?

Solution:

Use the CA Mainframe Software Manager (CA MSM) to acquire, install, and maintain your product.

Business Value:

CA MSM provides a common way to manage mainframe products. CA MSM provides a web interface, which works with ESD and standardized installation and management of mainframe products. You can use it to download and install CA Repository for z/OS.

CA MSM lets you download product and maintenance releases over the Internet directly to your system from the CA Support website. After you use CA MSM to download your product or maintenance, you use the same interface to install the downloaded software packages using SMP/E.

Additional Information:

After you install the product, use the CA Repository for z/OS Installation Guide to set it up. CA MSM can continue to help you maintain your product.

Note: For more information about CA MSM, see theĀ CA Mainframe Software Manager Guide. For more information about product setup, see theĀ Installation Guide.