CA Visual DBA is a GUI-interface tool that allows DBAs to monitor and update their CA IDMS systems. It is included in the base IDMS product at no extra charge; but the way to install it may not be immediately clear.
The way to download Visual DBA is to follow these steps:
1- Go to Support Connect at https://support.ca.com, then from the menu (top left) choose "Download Management".
2- In the "Search by Product Name" box, type CA IDMS. This will bring up a few options; choose "CA IDMS - Database".
3- Click on the "Product Downloads Available" message (it will probably show the number 45).
4- This will bring up all the product options to download, listed at 10 per page. Search through them until you find "CA IDMS/DB MVS" and click on that - in testing, this was on page 4.
4- This will bring up another list with 10 items per page. Find "CA IDMS VISUAL DBA R18 0000 - ESD ONLY" - in our testing this was on page 1. Either add it to your cart or just click "Download now".
5- This will download a zipped file. Unzip it and click on the setup.EXE file. This will walk you through the install.
Other installation options for Visual DBA can be found here: