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CMS Utilties Overview

CMS Utilities was integrated into z/VM V5 and is available at no charge with z/VM V5.4 and all future releases of z/VM.


The Utilities are documented in Chapter 3 of the z/VM: CMS Commands and Utilities Reference.

CUF contains utility programs that were formerly provided by the Interactive Productivity Facility/Extended Architecture Utilities (IPF/XA) and VM/Interactive Productivity Facility(VM/IPF). The following programs are part of the CMS Utilities Feature:

ACCOUNT
Process z/VM accounting records
AUDITOR
Monitors service virtual machines
BROWSE
Lets you view a file or library member
CLRSCRN
Clears the terminal screen
DCSSBKUP
Saves CMS saved segments
DCSSRSAV
Restores CMS saved segments
DEPRINT
Writes printer files to disk
DEVTYPE
Displays device characteristics
DIRMAP
Maps minidisk space in the CP directory
FILESTCK
Transfers data from the program stack to a file
FINDSTAK
Transfers data from a file to the program stack
FLIST
Displays a full-screen list of files
GETFMADR
Finds a free file mode and address
OPTIMISE
Optimizes the performance of EXEC2 EXECS
QSYSOWN
Queries system disk space
REPRINT
Transfers files from a virtual reader to a printer
SADT
Stacks minidisk and file directory information
SETKEYX
Sets storage keys for saved segments
SFPURGER
Performs spool file maintenance
SHRLDR
Loads saved segments
STAG
Stacks reader tag information
SYSWATCH
Monitors system data on mutliple systems
USERID
Stacks user ID information
VMSIZE
Displays the virtual storage size as a CMS return code
WAKEUP
Controls event-driven virtual machines
XRDR
Displays reader file information
YDISK
Provides a modified CMS DISK LOAD command

If you have any questions about CUF contact z/VM.

 

 

Current releases
z/VM V6.3 Resources
z/VM V6.2 Resources
z/VM V5.4 Resources
Documentation
z/VM V6.3 CMS Commands and Utilities
z/VM V5.4 CMS Commands and Utilities
z/VM GIMs
 z/VM V6.3 GI PDF
 z/VM V6.2 GI PDF
 z/VM V6.1 GI PDF
 z/VM V5.4 GI PDF
 z/VM V5.3 GI PDF
 z/VM V5.2 GI PDF
 z/VM V5.1 GI PDF
VM community
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