Is the TLMSRACF exit still used in TLMS 14.0?

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Article ID: 130483

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Products

CA TLMS Tape Management

Issue/Introduction

Upgrading to TLMS 14.0, is the OAM/Scratch exit still needed in this release?

Environment

Release: TLMS..00200-14.0-TLMS-TAPE MANAGEMENT
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Resolution

Description:



Installing the OAM/CA TLMS 14.0 interface.



Solution:



Steps to install the OAM/CA TLMS 14.0 interface.



  1. Update ROBSCR=YES  /*ROBOT SCRATCH/* in the CTAPOPTN member TLMSIPO.
  2. You can activate the exit via an IPL or TLMS reinit.



Activating the Exit via a TLMS Reinit:



  1. Stop all tape processing.
  2. Bring down CTS.
  3. Run CAS9 with the following control statement in the RIMPARM. 

    PRODUCT (CA TLMS/-PRD) VERSION(TLE0) INIT(TLE0INIT) - 
    PARM(REINIT,LPA=ALL) 
     
  4. Start CTS.
  5. Scratch a tape within TLMS and check that it is scratch status within OAM. 

    If the SCRATCH indictor match, the interface is working properly. The TLMSRACF exit is no longer needed.