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ISV IBM zPDT Guide and Reference

An IBM Redbooks publication


Published on 13 December 2022

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ISBN-10: 0738460834
ISBN-13: 9780738460833
IBM Form #: SG24-8205-06

Authors: Bill Ogden

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    This IBM® Redbooks® publication provides both introductory information and technical details for ISV IBM Z® Program Development Tool (IBM zPDT®), which produces a small IBM zSystems environment that is suitable for application development. ISV zPDT is a personal computer (PC) Linux application. When ISV zPDT is installed on Linux, normal IBM zSystems operating systems (such as IBM z/OS®) may be run on it. ISV zPDT provides the basic IBM zSystems architecture and provides emulated IBM 3390 disk drives, 3270 interfaces, Open Systems Adapter (OSA) interfaces, and other items.

    The systems that are described in this publication are complex, with elements of Linux (for the underlying PC machine), IBM z/Architecture® (for the core zPDT elements), IBM zSystems I/O functions (for emulated I/O devices), z/OS (the most common IBM zSystems operating system), and various applications and subsystems under z/OS. We assume that the reader is familiar with general concepts and terminology of IBM zSystems hardware and software elements, and with basic PC Linux characteristics.

    This publication provides the primary documentation for ISV zPDT and corresponds to zPDT V1 R11, commonly known as GA11.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. ISV IBM Z Program Development Tool concepts and terminology

    Chapter 3. Device maps for ISV IBM Z Program Development Tool

    Chapter 4. ISV IBM Z Program Development Tool commands

    Chapter 5. ISV IBM Z Program Development Tool installation

    Chapter 6. Application Development Controlled Distribution installation

    Chapter 7. Local area networks

    Chapter 8. ISV IBM Z Program Development Tool licenses

    Chapter 9. Other IBM zSystems operating systems

    Chapter 10. Multiple instances and guests

    Chapter 11. The awscmd device manager

    Chapter 12. Minor z/OS notes

    Chapter 13. Additional ISV IBM Z Program Development Tool notes

    Chapter 14. Tape drives and tapes

    Chapter 15. Direct access storage device volume migration

    Chapter 16. Channel-to-channel

    Chapter 17. Cryptographic usage

    Chapter 18. Server Time Protocol

    Chapter 19. Problem handling

    Appendix A. FAQ

    Appendix B. Non-QDIO Open Systems Adapter

    Appendix C. Generation 2 tokens and licenses

    Appendix D. IBM Z Development and Test Environment notes

    Appendix E. Secure x3270 connection


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