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CA Tech Tip: CA IDMS - How to implement numbered options (optional bit settings) in RHDCOPTF

Discussion created by Eddy_G Employee on Aug 26, 2015

CA IDMS Tech Tip by Edward Gorga, Senior Principal Support Engineer for August 26, 2015

 

Since IDMS Release 18.0, Optional APARs are no longer used to tailor CA IDMS functionality, they are replaced either with syntax or numbered options. This is documented in the IDMS 18.0 Release Notes, in the section “Optional APAR Replacement“. Numbered options are implemented by turning on bit settings in the RHDCOPTF module. Bit settings are activated by coding #DEFOPTF macros in the RHDCOPTF module. A list of all IDMS 18.5 Optional Apar Bit Settings are documented in informational PTF RI70658.

During the IDMS installation process, JOB03 contains the assembly and link JCL for RHDCOPTF. The #DEFOPTF macro specifications are in the IDMS185.CUSTOM.SRCLIB(RHDCOPTF).

 

           TITLE 'RHDCOPTF - Optional APAR Bitmap Table'    

          * RHDCOPTF                                                

          #DEFOPTF OPT00013                                

          #DEFOPTF OPT00027                                

          #DEFOPTF TYPE=GENERATE                          

          END

After executing JOB03 (steps ASM#OPTF and LINKOPTF) to implement RHDCOPTF, either recycle the IDMS CV or issue a DCMT VARY NUCLEUS to refresh the RHDCOPTF module:

 

DCMT V NUCLEUS MODULE RHDCOPTF NC

DCMT V NUCLEUS RELOAD

 

To verify the Numbered Options are correct, at the Enter Next Task Code prompt, issue a DCPROFIL command and scroll down to one of the last pages to see the RHDCOPTF display:

 

** OPTION FLAGS (RHDCOPTF) **                                                

OPT00013  OPT00027

 

References:

 

CA IDMS Installation and Maintenance Guide for z/OS,  section Numbered Options

TEC584179 Can RHDCOPTF be dynamically refreshed while the IDMS CV is up?

TEC1236642 How to turn on numbered options (optional bit settings) in RHDCOPTF

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