I am installing the CA Datacom/AD software for version 14.0, and want to know what the XCF_FROM setting is for and how to create the name. I would alsolike to understand what else I need to set up in order to use XCF with the Multi-User Facility (called MUF).
This document will address the setup for the MUF Startup Option XCF_FROM groupname for version 14.0 of CA Datacom/AD (called AD), and CA Datacom/DB (calledDB). It will also discuss the steps needed to utilize XCF capability.
In XCF processing using a basic Sysplex (no coupling facility structures), the group name is a way to relate the various tasks that work together. With CA Datacom, it usually identifies the Multi-User Facility (called MUF) that will be accessed by applications on the same LPAR/image as the MUF, or from remote LPARs/images within the Sysplex.
XCF_FROM Group Name
The group name specified in the XCF_FROM MUF Startup Option:
Setting up CA Datacom for XCF
Here is an overview of the things to do to set up the MUF to support both local and remote (XCF) processing.
These points will cover the greatest majority of causes for remote LPARs/images to not connect to a MUF.
As always, please contact CA Technologies support for CA Datacom if you have further questions.