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Allow migration of Local Page DS volumes

Active Local Page DS volumes are the only volumes that cannot be migrated by TDMF. However, when all active local pages on a volume are set into Drain mode (read only), there should no longer be I/O to the volume that TDMF cannot handle. TDMF coul...
almost 2 years ago in TDMF z/OS 0 Future consideration

Allow GDPS ksys in the IGNOREGOPS

Allow GDPS ksys in the IGNOREGOPS list since GDPS provides the KSYSOFF=YES setting.
over 2 years ago in TDMF z/OS 1 Planned for future release

TCP/IP Transmission Statistics

I received a request that TDMF show in performance reporting at a Session, and optionally at a Volume level, the gross amount of data bytes to send to remote sites over TCP/IP and the accumulated number of bytes processed. Including Percent Comple...
almost 4 years ago in TDMF z/OS 0 Future consideration

Externalize Netview/GDPS Response Messages

In the current design the only facility to diagnose problems encountered in the Netview and GDPS Command/Response sequences is to repeat the migration with the SNAP option specified. This would be unnecessary if the messages were written to the JO...
almost 4 years ago in TDMF z/OS 0 Future consideration

TDMF support MSS1 device after hyperswap

on using MSS1, after performed gdps hyperswap, TDMF failed to run on the device address on mss1.
almost 8 years ago in TDMF z/OS 3 Is a defect


System: TDMF for z/OS Actor: User needing change in a message. TDMF (Transparent Data Migration Facility) is a product that allows the customer to non-disruptively relocate or migrate data within the data center, in periods of full production and ...
over 8 years ago in TDMF z/OS 3 Planned for future release

TDMF OPTION to Delay/Retry Quiesce/Swap until Concurrent Copy Completes

This is a documented restriction in the TDMF for z/OS Installation and Reference manual chapter 5 section 'Extended functions'. however, it sounds as if you would like an ability to elongate the TDMF session until the concurrent copy sessions have...
over 9 years ago in TDMF z/OS 4 Not under consideration