AppMon 7.2 Mainframe 2018 October Release Notes

Monthly PTF's have been made available for Dynatrace AppMon 7.2 2018 October mainframe components thru the cumulative monthly maintenance. Recommended for all users!

To download the cumulative PTF’s, JCL exists in the sample library created during the initial install (hilevel.LZDT72.SZDTSAMP). FTPMAINT and RFNMAINT facilitate downloads from a Dynatrace FTP server with RFNMAINT taking advantage of Receive from Network technology. Additional information can also be found at Download and SMP/E install of the z/OS Agent Components. If using RFNMAINT, please update your JCL with the hash contained in the RFNINSTL job in the aforementioned link.

Resolved and known issues

Date PTF What's Impacted Description
2019 March DTP001A CICS ONE-22107 DTAX transaction abends 0C4 after zDC restart
  • Impact: Low, only occurs when ZDC is re-started.
  • Cause: An internal control block is not initialized.
  • Solution: Changed code to check parameters after initialization is complete.
2019 March DTP002A Samples ONE-22963 Install samples are incorrect
  • Impact: Low, can be manually modified or copied from the Dynatrace web site.
  • Cause: New version and artifact repository.
  • Solution: Updated members in .SZDTSAMP.
2019 May DTP003A CICS DTAX ONE-23325 Missing or Incorrect messages in DTAX
  • Impact: Low, missing or inccorrect messages.
  • Cause: ZDTP010I not getting called.
  • Solution: Changed code to resolve.
2019 May DTP004A IMS ONE-23104 IMS Agent ABEND if MQ Trigger Monitor and Shared Queues Plex
  • Impact: Medium, IMS Agent ABEND.
  • Cause: MQ Trigger transaction started on one IMS but processed on another IMS.
  • Solution: Changed code to handle condition.
2019 May DTP005A IMS ONE-22027 Missing Purepaths when CTL Region Unregisters
  • Impact: Medium, Missing Purepaths.
  • Cause: CTL Region not initialized or unregistered.
  • Solution: Add code to perform CTL Region INIT.
2019 May DTP006A CICS ONE-24288 ZDTP0055 Start DTAX ICE Failed-z/OS
  • Impact: High, DTAX fails and high CPU.
  • Cause: Multiple REQID's scheduled to run.
  • Solution: Add cancel REQID before doing the next start.