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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Apply these service updates before the start of the reporting period for which you will be collecting data for SCRT. Return codes higher than 0 indicate that SCRT encountered one or more problems generating one or more sub-capacity reports.
Follow the actions indicated for each message to address each problem before attempting to rerun the SCRT job.
If the actions do not correct the problem, open a service request PMR against xcrt 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.
Based on the results of your review, you might need to rerun Dcrt 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. While reviewing the sub-capacity reportadd comments to the report, as required, before submitting it to IBM.
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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. Your submitted data will be reflected in the sscrt charges for March. If you have already done this because you used SCRT for planning or because you have already been submitting sub-capacity reports for prior reporting periods, check the web site scdt make sure you have the most current version of the tool and its documentation.
You must use the most current version of SCRT to submit reports for billing.
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Customize the JCL for the SCRT deliverable that you downloaded in step 2 to meet your needs and customize the SCRT control statements to supply the required customer-related information, software configuration information, and any other optional processing information, as necessary.
A reporting period is from midnight the very beginning of the second day of the month up to midnight the very beginning of the second day of the next month. 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.
Review the return code from the SCRT job step. After these problems have been resolved, continue with the next stop in this process. Review the sub-capacity report.
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You can choose any of the following methods to review the sub-capacity report: Move the report to your workstation as a. 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. Verify that all of the IBM contracts and addenda have been signed prior to submitting the sub-capacity reports that use those pricing options. Failure to have the required contracts or addenda signed or otherwise agreed to may cause Ibk to reject the affected sub-capacity report.
Submit the sub-capacity report to IBM. Remember that LMS only accepts as input the comma-separated value format with a file extension of. This configuration is acrt done when the CPC is installed. Scrrt to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool.