SCRT Users Guide. This information describes how to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT). SCRT is a no-charge IBM® tool that reports required license capacity for sub- capacity eligible products that run on z/OS®, z/TPF, or z/VSE® operating systems . License Management Support. Welcome to License Management Support (LMS). This application will assist you in submitting SCRT SubCapacity or SCRT.
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A sequential data set that contains a single text file in comma-separated value. If you have signed up for and have access to the license management system LMS web application, move the report to your workstation as a.
This is intended to further reduce the chance of any output being directed to the wrong party. Verify that all of the IBM contracts and addenda have been signed prior to submitting the sub-capacity reports that use those pricing options. Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool. This benefits the customer too of course, who only have one copy of SCRT to maintain.
SCRT Enables ISV Product Support – Mainframe DEV
The report iibm a text file in comma-separated value. Container Total The total rolling 4-hour average utilization or MSU consumption for the container for the hour.
Since sub-capacity pricing was introduced many years ago, z System customers asked ISVs to adopt similar models for their software licensing. Your submitted data will be reflected in the software charges for March. Container peak calculations ignore the specified time range. Follow the actions indicated for each message to address each problem before attempting to rerun the SCRT job. By Andrew Sica The ibbm Software ecosystem now has a common approach to determining product license capacity. The following fields appear in the header record: The same sort of information is provided, such as the peak four-hour rolling average, data scet statistics, and more.
Provides a simple, non-intrusive means for you to generate sub-capacity reports that show required license capacity for all eligible sub-capacity products that execute on a CPC Allows IBM to receive, view and store sub-capacity reports received ib customers Allows IBM to generate customer bills according to the sub-capacity reports received from customers.
SCRT Enables ISV Product Support
The replacement solution ID must correspond sct the qualified workload that ran in the container. While reviewing the sub-capacity reportadd comments to the report, as required, before submitting it to IBM. As a participating ISV, you can get detailed product information from each of your customers — information to help you understand how your products are deployed and used. Each sub-report contains a section for each container. The trace output is organized as comma-separated fields to allow the file to be read by a spreadsheet application.
You can choose any of the following methods to review the sub-capacity report: Submit the sub-capacity report to IBM. Move the report to your workstation as a. Each container section begins with a header record, followed by an hour-by-hour view of the TRGs and dedicated LPARs that contributed to the container’s rolling 4-hour average utilization for each hour.
Each member is one sub-capacity report. Review the return code from the SCRT job step.
SCRT also does the following: SCRT processes the following data: Each container section begins with a header record followed by an hour-by-hour view of the TRGs and dedicated LPARs that contributed to the container’s rolling 4-hour average utilization for each hour. If you have already done this sctt you used SCRT for planning or because you have already been submitting sub-capacity reports for prior reporting periods, check the web site to make sure you have the most current version of the tool and its documentation.
Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool. After these problems have been resolved, continue with the next stop in this process. For example, if you begin to collect data for SCRT in the month of January, you must submit svrt sub-capacity report by 9 February. The SCRT report is full of environment and product data, including the peak rolling four-hour average for IBM software products based on where and when they execute. This configuration is usually done when the CPC is installed.
Review the sub-capacity report.
License Management Support
Remember that LMS only accepts as input the comma-separated value format with a file extension of. Traditional sub-capacity pricing is based on the four-hour rolling average utilization of the LPARs in which the sub-capacity products execute. A reporting period ib from midnight the very beginning of the second day of the month up to midnight the very beginning of the second day of the next month.