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TLMS - How TLMS can be disabled ?

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Article ID: 190093

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TLMS Tape Management

Issue/Introduction

Can the CA TLMS be disabled in any way without IPL?

Environment

Release : 1.0

Component : CA TLMS Tape Management

Resolution

To deactivate TLMS there are two ways :

First,  is during the IPL do not include the initialization of TLMS because is what load up the dynamic hooks and remove the start of TLMS/CTS from the IPL proc .


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Second, without IPL,is stopping TLMS (CTS) and executing a CAS9 for TLMS with PARM(REINIT,OSI=NO).

sample for a TLMS 12.6 
//CAIRIM   EXEC PGM=CAIRIM,PARM=''                           
//CTSOPTNS DD  DISP=SHR,DSN=TLMS.CTAPOPTN             
//AUTCMDS DD  DUMMY                                          
//PARMLIB  DD  *                                             
PRODUCT(CA TLMS-PRD) VERSION(TLC6) INIT(TLC6INIT) -
PARM(REINIT,OSI=NO)

sample for a TLMS 14.0
/CAIRIM   EXEC PGM=CAIRIM,PARM=''                           
//CTSOPTNS DD  DISP=SHR,DSN=TLMS.CTAPOPTN             
//AUTCMDS DD  DUMMY                                          
//PARMLIB  DD  *      
PRODUCT(CA TLMS-PRD) VERSION(TLE0) INIT(TLE0INIT)  -
PARM(REINIT,OSI=NO)


Note: don't forget that if TLMS was stopped and hooks removed, the tapes will not be updated in the VMF file.