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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License Management Support

Your submitted data will be reflected in the software charges for March. A sequential data set that contains a single text file in comma-separated value. After these problems have been resolved, continue with the next stop in this process. Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool.

The output can be: Preparing scet use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool. Follow the actions indicated for each message to address each problem before attempting to rerun the Sct job.

SCRT Enables ISV Product Support

A reporting period is from midnight the very beginning of the second day of the month imb to midnight the very beginning of the second day of the next month.

It is a drastic understatement to simply state that software pricing is a sensitive subject. Interested ISVs must sign a license agreement to obtain instructions on creating the product library file.

The SCRT report is full of environment and product data, including the peak rolling four-hour average for IBM software products kbm on where and when they execute. 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. Traditional sub-capacity pricing is based on the four-hour rolling average utilization of the LPARs in which the sub-capacity products execute.

SCRT processes the following data: Review the return code from the SCRT job step. Each sub-report contains a section for each container. A participating ISV then provides this file to each customer. You must use the most current dcrt of SCRT to submit reports for billing. For more information about the reporting period, see Analyzing the sub-capacity report. Review the sub-capacity report. You can choose any of the following methods to review the sub-capacity report: Container Total The total rolling 4-hour average utilization or MSU consumption im the container for the hour.


Container peak calculations ignore the specified time range. This benefits the customer too of course, who only have scrh copy of SCRT to maintain. This configuration is usually done when the CPC is installed.

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Your email address will not be published. Apply these service updates before the start of the reporting period for which you will be collecting data for SCRT. Failure to have the required contracts or addenda signed or otherwise agreed to may cause IBM to reject the affected sub-capacity report. This is intended to further reduce the chance of any output being directed to the wrong party. The replacement solution ID must correspond to the qualified workload that sxrt in the container.

Products whose capacity is adjusted by Integrated Workload Pricing and products eligible for Getting Started Sub-Capacity Pricing use capacity algorithms that differ from those for traditional sub-capacity pricing. SCRT also does the following: If the actions do not correct the problem, open a service request PMR against component 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.

The same sort of information is provided, such sxrt the peak four-hour rolling average, data collection statistics, and more.

Any LPARs that are part of a Container Pricing solution must be dedicated to the solution or workload indicated as part of the agreement.

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 csrt information, and any other optional processing information, as necessary.


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 to make sure you have the most current version of the tool and its documentation. Skip to content United States.

License Management Support

Remember that LMS only accepts as input the comma-separated value format with a file extension of. If Country Multiplex Pricing is in use, this value includes the contributions from all CPCs on which the container ran.

Verify that all of the IBM contracts and addenda have been signed prior to submitting the sub-capacity reports that use those pricing options. Move the report to your workstation as a. The trace output is organized as comma-separated fields to igm the file to be read scrr a spreadsheet application. Join The Discussion Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

The report is a text file in comma-separated value.

While reviewing the sub-capacity reportadd comments to the report, as required, before submitting it to IBM. Based on the results of your review, you might need to rerun SCRT 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.

By Andrew Sica The z Software ecosystem now has a common approach to determining product license capacity. Each member is one sub-capacity report.

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