SYSVIEW Performance Management



    Broadcom Employee
    Posted 09-29-2021 09:37 AM

    September 28th, 2021

    To:           SYSVIEW Performance Management Customers

    From:      The Broadcom SYSVIEW Product Team

    Subject:  General Availability Announcement for SYSVIEW 


    On behalf of Broadcom, we appreciate your business and the opportunity to provide you with high-quality, innovative software and services. As part of our ongoing commitment to customer success under the Continuous Delivery model, we are pleased to announce the General Availability (GA) of the following feature PTF:   

    LU02875- z/OS 2.5 Compatibility Support and RMF Updates

    This feature enables SYSVIEW customers to run their businesses on the most current version of z/OS 2.5. SYSVIEW provides "Day One" support for z/OS 2.5 and its subsystems.

    The following updates were added in support of z/OS 2.5.

    • Updated SDSF compatibility menu and command exit. 
    • New JES2 2.5 configuration module.
    • New z/OS and JES2 2.5 map modules.   
    • Updated IPCONFIG command.   
    • Updated SMFTYPE command and parmlib member.
    • Updated SMF record type 70 subtype 1 formatter.    

    In addition, the following Resource Measurement Facility (RMF) enhancements would enable SYSVIEW users to view -

    • information about cryptographic processors configured in accelerator mode.                                        
    • overview information about cryptographic hardware.                                                                              
    • activity information about cryptographic hardware configured in PKCS11 coprocessor mode.                                                                              
    • Extended Asynchronous Data Mover (EADM) statistics. 
    • zFS statistics for file systems.                   
    • zFS system and cache statistics.                  
    • job state delay analysis.        
    • information about Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) functions.

    Furthermore, the following z/OS enhancements were added which will allow SYSVIEW users to view -

    • information about PR/SM level CPU utilization collected and summarized by the MVS data collector over a user specified interval up to one hour. The users can also view real-time processor configuration in combination with historical CPU utilization and CPU relative share utilization.
    • TLS 1.3 information.
    • Instruction Execution Protection (IEP) field on  different command displays (PRIVATE and GPRIVATE). It indicates if IEP is active for a given storage allocation.  
    • the names and attributes of SMS aggregate groups defined in the active SMS configuration.
    • the names and attributes of SMS cloud constructs defined in the active SMS configuration.
    • active SMS subsystem and DFSMS configuration information.

    Service unit and Job State Delay Analysis monitoring enhancements were added with this feature.

    We have included a Product Brief that details the features and highlights of this release. We also encourage you to visit the SYSVIEW Performance Management product information page on the Broadcom Support Online website at for more information

    You can download your copy of SYSVIEW Performance Management 16.0 from Broadcom Support Online If you have any questions or require assistance please contact Broadcom Customer Care online at where you can submit an online request using the Customer Care web form: .  You can also call Broadcom Customer Care at +1-800-225-5224 in North America or see for the local number in your country. 

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    Your success is very important to us, and we look forward to continuing our successful partnership with you. 

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    Thank you again for your business.