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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

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

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