SCRT Users Guide. This information describes how to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool (SCRT). SCRT is a no-charge IBM® tool that reports required license capacity for sub- capacity eligible products that run on z/OS®, z/TPF, or z/VSE® operating systems . License Management Support. Welcome to License Management Support (LMS). This application will assist you in submitting SCRT SubCapacity or SCRT.
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Skip to content United States. Your submitted data will be reflected in the software charges for March. You dcrt choose any of the following methods to review the sub-capacity report: Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool. Return codes higher than 0 indicate that SCRT encountered one or more problems generating one or more sub-capacity reports.
The output can be: This benefits the customer too of course, who only have one copy of SCRT to maintain. Provides a simple, non-intrusive means for you to generate sub-capacity reports that show required license capacity for all eligible sub-capacity products that execute on a CPC Allows IBM to receive, view and store sub-capacity reports received from customers Allows IBM to generate customer bills according to the sub-capacity reports received from customers.
A sequential data set that contains a single text file in comma-separated value. Each container section begins with scry header record, followed by an hour-by-hour view of the TRGs and dedicated LPARs that contributed to the container’s rolling 4-hour average utilization for each hour. As a participating ISV, you can get detailed product information from each of your customers — information to help you understand how your products are deployed and used.
Products whose capacity is adjusted by Integrated Workload Pricing and products eligible for Getting Started Sub-Capacity Pricing use capacity algorithms that differ from those for traditional sub-capacity pricing.
Apply these service updates before the start of the reporting period for which sct will be collecting data for SCRT.
Any LPARs that are part of a Container Pricing solution must be dedicated to the solution or workload indicated as part of the agreement. If Country Multiplex Pricing is in use, this value includes the contributions from all CPCs on which the container ran.
Each sub-report contains a section for each container. Based on the results of your review, you might need to rerun SCRT using different SCRT control statement values to account for any unexpected changes to your hardware or software configuration, or to handle special conditions which might require you to use optional SCRT control statements, such as the Exclude control statement.
Interested ISVs must sign a license agreement to obtain instructions on creating the product library file.
The trace output is organized as comma-separated fields to allow the file to be read by a spreadsheet application. SCRT also does the following: While reviewing the sub-capacity reportadd comments to the report, as required, before submitting it to IBM. Verify that all of the IBM contracts and addenda have been signed prior to submitting the sub-capacity reports that use those pricing options.
Review the SCRT control statements that you originally customized in step 3 and revise those control statements, as necessary, so that they contain appropriate values for the data that you are about to process in this execution of SCRT.
For more iibm about the reporting period, see Analyzing the sub-capacity report. For example, if you begin to collect data for SCRT in the month of January, you must submit the sub-capacity report by 9 February.
Using the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool
Since sub-capacity pricing was introduced many years ago, z System customers asked ISVs to adopt similar models for their software licensing. A participating ISV then provides this file to each customer. Your email address will not be published. Join The Discussion Cancel acrt Your email address will not be published. Review ib return code from the SCRT job step. Traditional sub-capacity pricing is based on the four-hour rolling average utilization of the LPARs in which the sub-capacity products execute.
License Management Support
Move the report to your workstation as a. Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool. If you have signed up for and have access to the license management system LMS web application, move the report to your workstation as a. Container Total The total rolling 4-hour average utilization or MSU consumption for the container for the hour.
The report is a text file in comma-separated value.
SCRT Enables ISV Product Support – Mainframe DEV
Remember that LMS only accepts as input the comma-separated value format with a file extension of. If the actions do not correct the problem, open a service request PMR against component SCRT2 with a description of the problem, an attachment containing the job log for the SCRT job, and an attachment containing each of the sub-capacity reports that may have been generated. You must use the most current version of SCRT to submit reports for billing.
Failure to have the required contracts or addenda signed or otherwise agreed to may cause IBM to reject the affected sub-capacity report.