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TSSINSTX Installation Exit questions and z/Architecture

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Article ID: 212670

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Top Secret

Issue/Introduction

Question 1: Is there a newer version of TSSINSTX, which exploits the features of z/Architecture? 

Question 2: Does TSSINSTX support AMODE(31) and RMODE(ANY) ?

Question 3: Is the following code eligible to be supplemented to exploit the benefit of z/Architecture with more efficient machine-instructions?

         IEABRCX DEFINE          MODIFY ALL BRANCH IN JUMP
         IEABRCX ENABLE          MODIFY ALL BRANCH IN JUMP
         SPLEVEL  SET            NEWEST RELEASE           
         SYSSTATE ARCHLVL=3      Z/ARCH                   

 

Environment

Release : 16.0

Component : CA Top Secret for z/OS

Resolution

Answer(s) to questions above:

Question 1: Top Secret r15 of the installation exits is the current version available.

Question 2: Yes AMODE(31) and RMODE(ANY) can be set as the link-edit in TSSINSTX.

*TSSINSTX is a single load module with a single entry point. There are 26 different processing routines which are entered based upon the function code passed on entry. The load module must reside in a LINKLST library and must be named TSSINSTX. The link-edit must specify AMODE(31),RMODE(ANY).*

Question 3: Yes, TSSINSTX supports supplementing code to exploit the benefits of z/Architecture.

Additional Information

For more information about TSSINSTX and AMODE(31) and RMODE(ANY) visit the link below:

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