Questions on Software Usage for CA Telon

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

Using SMF records to determine if Telon is being used.

Question:

We have the product CA Telon, and would like to determine if the product is being used and to what extent.  What tools, procedures, or processes does CA have to help identify the usage and preferably the user(s) of the Telon software product?  

Environment: 

Mainframe IMS online 
 

 

Answer: 

If any Telon program is being genned, compiled and linked, look for the module 
ADPACTLC being used. Every Telon batch proc will use that program. 
 
For the TDF(Telon Design Facility), look for the program 
CALL '&TDFLOAD(TELONTDF) or RUN PROGRAM(TELONTDF). That is the main driver program in the TDF. 
The TDF is used for designing screens(screen painter), and updating screens (CICS, IMS, and BATCH). 

 

Additional Information:

I was able to scan SMF type 30 records for the past 8 months, and was able to find the programs TELONTDF and ADPACTLC numerous times.  If so it appears that Telon is still being used.