Copy the Product Pax Files into Your USS Directory

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Article ID: 36817

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Issue/Introduction

Question:

How do you download a product pax file directly from CA Support Online to a USS directory on my z/OS system?

 

Environment: 

z/OS

 

Answer: 

1. Place the order for the CA IDMS Product via the CA Support Online Download Center.

2. When your order is ready for download you will receive an email confirmation with the FTP location of your product package.

3. Create a directory on your z/OS USS to download the product package.

4. Customize the following sample JCL as follows:

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* 4.1 Supply a valid JOB statement.                                                                                *

* 4.2 Replace "FTPSITE" with the FTP site from your product download                           *

* 4.3 Replace "YourEmailAddress" with your email address.                                            *

* 4.4 Replace "yourUSSESDdirectory" with the name of the z/OS USS                            *

*       directory where you want to download the product pax file                                     *

* 4.5 Replace "FTP Location" with the complete path                                                        *

*        and name of the pax file obtained from the FTP location                                          *

*        from your of the product download page                                                                 *

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//Job Card 

//GETPAX   EXEC PGM=FTP,PARM='(EXIT',REGION=0M

//SYSPRINT DD   SYSOUT=*

//OUTPUT   DD   SYSOUT=*

//INPUT    DD   *

FTPSITE 

anonymous YourEmailAddress 

lcd /u/my/USS/Directory

binary 

get /FTP/Location/Path/paxfile.pax.Z 

quit

  

Additional Information:

See the IDMS Install Manual, Chapter 4: Installing Your Product from Pax-Enhanced ESD

https://support.ca.com/cadocs/7/CA%20IDMS%2018%205-ENU/Bookshelf_Files/HTML/IDMS_Install_zOS_ENU/index.htm

 

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Component: IDMS