Skip to Main Content
Integration


This is an IBM Automation portal for Integration products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.


Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 29, 2023

Add a function on the Mainframe MQ MQS application to include display of MQ Parms

Currently if you lose your source for MQ Parms, it is a very manual and laborious process to recode them.  Then assemble and link them

It would be helpful if the MQS ISPF application in z/OS had a function to

1) display the current parms for the MQ Region
2) Have an export function that would generate the parms into a Dataset so they could be updated, assembled and lked

 

This would make it easier to maintain the MQ Parms

Idea priority Low
  • Admin
    Matthew Leming
    Reply
    |
    Aug 24, 2023

    For request 1, current zparms for a queue manager can be retrieved via DIS SYSTEM, DIS LOG and DIS ARCHIVE. These contain all zparms other than SERVICE and MULCCAPT. There is no command for CSQ6USGP but the two possible values from that are output at queue manager start up, as is the output of the commands I mentioned previously.
    So we have this function, just not in ISPF.

    For request 2, the output of the DIS * commands can be placed into the CSQ4ZPRM sample, which should make regeneration of the zparms relatively simple.


    I agree that going forwards we could do with improving how we do zparms. The way we would do that would be to move away from an assembler module entirely, see MESNS-I-598. The suggestions provided here aren't consistent with the approach we would take, so I am declining this idea. While declined the idea can still be voted, and commented, upon.


    I suggest you consider voting for MESNS-I-598 if you haven't already.



5 MERGED

Remove requirement for ZPARMs assembly skills

Merged
Convert the MQ ZPARMs from an (assembled) macros (to a (non-assembled) set of options that are contained in a parameter dataset, like other IBM products (for example: RACF and SDSF). It is useful because it will increase productivity, eliminate th...
7 months ago in MQ, MQ Advanced & MQ Appliance 0 Not under consideration