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Create a z/IRIS client PROCLIB member
Upload the ZIRISPRC started task procedure and the ZIRISJVM JZOS procedure files from zIRISzOSClient.v%.%.%.zip to a concatenated PROCLIB data set.
Change $APP_HOME in JCL to the $APP_HOME directory created for z/IRIS in ZFS.
If mode=kafka for SMF records streaming via a predefined and network accessible Kafka cluster, uncomment the following line and define the Kafka home directory to z/IRIS z/OS:
# export KAFKA_HOME=/usr/lpp/kafka/kafka_2.11-2.3.0BASH
Change $JVAHOME to the $JAVA_HOME directory where IBM Java version 8 resides.
Save the PROCLIB member.
Allocate the surrogate userid defined by the RACFJCL job:
RACF RDEFINE syntax example
RDEFINE STARTED JOBNAME.** UACC(NONE) STDATA(USER(ziris) + GROUP(SYS1) TRUSTED(YES))CODE
Starting z/IRIS clients
To start the z/IRIS client, issue the following MVS Command:
Start z/IRIS started task syntax
where ziris is the member name of the z/IRIS PROCLIB member.
When z/IRIS reports a failed connection during start-up, check that either the z/IRIS Linux server is active or that the Apache Kafka cluster is running with the accessible topics and brokers.
Stopping z/IRIS clients
To stop the started task, issue the following MVS Command:
Stop z/IRIS started task syntax
Where ziris is the name of running z/IRIS STC Address Space.
z/OS users with SDSF and MVS Command Permissions, can interact with the z/IRIS client Started Task through MVS Modify Commands.
z/IRIS MVS Command Syntax :
Modify command syntax for z/IRIS started task
ziris: is the name of the z/IRIS STC
cmd: is a valid z/IRIS Modify Command
lists and displays information about available commands:
z/IRIS HELP modify command
displays a summary of current connections with SMF and the z/IRIS IronTap Linux Server.
z/IRIS STATUS modify command syntax
Sample output from STATUS modify command
RESPONSE=CPAC BPXM023I (SMFRAPI) ZIRIS will accept the STOP(P) and RESPONSE=Modify(F) commands RESPONSE=CPAC BPXM023I (SMFRAPI) RESPONSE=CPAC ZIRIS STATUS Jul 18, 2018, 12:01:34 PM RESPONSE=CPAC TCP Connection: active to /172.25.999.999:9999 RESPONSE=CPAC Number of Listeners: 1 RESPONSE=CPAC Listener 1 streaming from IFASMF.INMEM.SMFDB2