z/VM System Management

Updated: 27 March 2020


See also z/VM Storage Management page.

System Management: Features, functions, and related products

DirMaint

 
 
Operations Manager for z/VM
- See Tecdocs White Paper:
Putting Operations Manager Configuration Files and Automation EXECs in Shared File System
VM Resource Manager (VMRM)
Systems Management Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) as documented in the z/VM Systems Management Application Programming (part of the z/VM product library.)
   
See also:
z/VM Systems and Storage Management products from IBM
VM Licensed Programs (LP) Migration Matrix
IBM z/VM Cloud Connector

Products and Solutions from Independent Software Vendors
ISV products that run on z/VM
Search the IBM Global Solutions Directory of IBM Partner products

Networking, Security, Performance, Printing
z/VM virtual networking
z/VM security and integrity
VM performance resources (z/VM report, tips, FAQ, etc.)
VM printing resources (tips, links, etc)

Downloads and Discussions with the VM Community
Listserv discussions with the VM and Linux community
VM Downloads

SMAPI APARs

You can check which service is missing on your system by uploading the service list file for your level of z/VM and issuing the VMSES/E SERVICE command.

z/VM Release Service List File Service Command
z/VM 6.4.0 SMAPI640 $STALIST SERVICE CMS STATUS LIST SMAPI640
z/VM 7.1.0 SMAPI710 $STALIST SERVICE CMS STATUS LIST SMAPI710

The following table lists the available SMAPI APARs. Most recent are first.

Click here if you want to see DirMaint APARs.

APAR PTF Information Abstract
II14864
  • none - z/VM 6.4.0
  • none - z/VM 7.1.0
  • none - z/VM 7.2.0
  • APAR Closed 2020/08/10

Z/VM PERSMAPI USER ID VIRTUAL STORAGE SIZE TOO SMALL
VM66384
  • UM35654 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • UM35655 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2020/06/15

SMSTATUS STOPS ON NO DIRECTORY MANAGER MESSAGE
VM66381
  • UM35649 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2020/05/07

TIMEOUT AND TIMING PROBLEMS WITH Z/VM SMAPI
VM66374
  • UM35630 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2020/04/30

SMAPI INITIALIZATION MAY USE THE WRONG DMSSICNF COPY VALUES
VM66344
  • UM35572 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • UM35573 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2019/12/26

SMAPI WORKER SERVER STOPS ON INVALID DATA RECEPTION
VM66339
  • UM35599 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • UM35600 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2020/02/26

UNEXPECTED DIRMAINT ERROR CAN CAUSE SMAPI TIMEOUT
VM66315
  • UM35510 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • UM35431 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2019/08/25

SMAPI RESTARTS NOT ALWAYS REPORTED TO ADMINISTRATOR
VM66314
  • UM35547 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • UM35548 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • RSU 2001 2020/01/23

    PTF Closed 2019/10/16

UNEXPECTED RETURN CODE FROM XAUTOLOG COMMAND
VM66297
  • UM35483 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2019/06/20

CMS DOCUMENTATION UPDATE FOR EAVPAGING SUPPORT
VM66255
  • UM35430 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • UM35431 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2019/03/12

SMAPI REQUEST NUMBERS IN ERROR IF DIRMAINT TIMES OUT

Note: This requires DirMaint APAR VM66232.

VM66200
  • UM35356 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2018/09/20

UPDATES FOR SMAPI FOR Z/VM 7.1.0
VM66199
  • UM35405 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • UM35406 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2018/12/12

STANDALONE DUMP FAILS IF LPAR HAS MORE THAN 40 CPUS
VM66168
  • UM35332 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1802 2018/12/14

    PTF Closed 2018/06/18

PEVM66120 SMAPI MACHINES USING HIGH CPU. VSMWORK1 SPACE FILLING
VM66167
  • UM35358 - z/VM 7.1.0
  • PTF Closed 2018/09/27

ESM AUTHORIZATION AND AUDITING OF SMAPI REQUESTS
VM66157
  • UM35319 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1901 2019/06/26

    PTF Closed 2018/06/05

SMAPI'S LOHCOST INITIALIZATION MAY FAIL
VM66120
  • UM35292 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1802 2018/12/14

    PTF Closed 2018/04/09

SMAPI ENHANCEMENTS
VM66087
  • UM35236 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1802 2018/12/14

    PTF Closed 2017/11/17

Z/VM SMAPI CONNECTIONS IN CLOSE-WAIT STATE
VM66061
  • UM35405 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • PTF Closed 2018/12/12

SECURITY APAR
VM66055
  • UM35215 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1702 2017/11/24

    PTF Closed 2017/08/29

SYSTEM MANAGEMENT API MAY FAIL WITH ERRORS IN PIPE COMMAND CALLS
VM65969
  • UM35114 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1702 2017/11/24

    PTF Closed 2017/04/18

VSMREQIU BECOMES UNRESPONSIVE IN AN ACTIVE OPENSTACK ENVIRONMENT
VM65955
  • UM35013 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • PTF Closed 2017/01/20

UPDATES TO SMAPI LOHCOST SERVER
VM65954
  • UM35011 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1702 2017/11/24

    PTF Closed 2017/01/20

SMAPI SUPPORT FOR Z/VM 6.4 CMA NEWTON
VM65951
  • UM35121 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1702 2017/11/24

    PTF Closed 2017/05/11

PEVM65670 SMAPI VSWITCH_QUERY_EXTENDED BAD OUTPUT
VM65914
  • UM34926 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1802 2018/12/14

    PTF Closed 2016/10/12

PEVM65888 SMAPI SERVER ENVIRONMENT DOES NOT START
VM65896
  • UM34897 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1601 2016/11/11

    PTF Closed 2016/09/15

UPGRADE TABLE UPDATES NEEDED FOR SMAPI AND PERSMAPI
VM65888
  • UM34879 - z/VM 6.4.0
  • RSU 1702 2017/04/28

    PTF Closed 2016/09/13

Z/VM SMAPI NOT RESPONDING TO API REQUESTS


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