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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The trace output is organized as comma-separated fields to allow the file to be read by a spreadsheet application. Each member is one sub-capacity report. While reviewing the sub-capacity reportadd comments to the report, as required, before submitting it to IBM. Traditional sub-capacity pricing is based on the four-hour rolling average utilization of the LPARs in which the sub-capacity products execute. Follow the actions indicated for each message to address each problem before attempting to rerun the SCRT job.

The output can be: Since sub-capacity pricing was introduced many years ago, z System customers asked ISVs to adopt similar models for their software licensing. 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. SCRT also does the following: Return codes higher than 0 indicate that SCRT encountered one or more problems generating one or more sub-capacity reports.

Move the report to your workstation as a. Provides a simple, non-intrusive means for you to generate sub-capacity reports that show required license capacity for all eligible sub-capacity products that execute on a CPC Allows IBM to receive, view and store sub-capacity reports received from customers Allows IBM to generate customer bills according to the sub-capacity reports received from customers.


The replacement solution ID must correspond to the qualified workload that ran in the container.

Container peak calculations ignore the specified time range. 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 kbm the Exclude control statement.

License Management Support

A sequential data set that contains a single text file in comma-separated value. Skip to content United States. The report is a text file in comma-separated value.

Your submitted data will be reflected in the software charges for March. This benefits ihm customer too of course, who only have one copy of SCRT to maintain.

SCRT Enables ISV Product Support

Ihm to have the required contracts or addenda signed or otherwise agreed to may cause IBM to reject the affected sub-capacity report. This configuration is usually done when the CPC is installed. If you have signed up for and have access to the scrf management system LMS web application, move the report to your workstation as a. This is intended to further reduce the chance of any output being directed to the wrong party.

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.

SCRT externals for Container Pricing for IBM Z

Submit the sub-capacity report to IBM. Each sub-report contains a section for each container. It is a drastic understatement to simply state that software pricing is a sensitive subject. SCRT processes the following data: You can choose any of the following methods to review the sub-capacity report: Review the return code from the SCRT job step. If Country Multiplex Pricing is in use, this value includes the contributions from all CPCs on which the container ran.


Container Total The total rolling 4-hour average utilization or MSU consumption for the container for the hour.

Review the sub-capacity report. The following fields appear in the header record: The same sort xcrt information is provided, such as the peak four-hour rolling average, data collection statistics, and more.

Each container section begins with a header record, followed by an hour-by-hour view of the TRGs and dedicated LPARs that contributed to the container’s rolling 4-hour average utilization for each hour. 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.

Verify that all of the IBM contracts and addenda have been signed prior to submitting the sub-capacity reports that use those pricing options. Apply these service updates before the start of the reporting period for which you will be collecting data for SCRT. Join The Discussion Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool. A participating ISV then provides this file to each customer. Any LPARs that are part of ib Container Pricing sct must be dedicated to the solution or workload scrr as part of the agreement. The SCRT report is full of environment and product data, including the peak rolling four-hour average for IBM software products based on where and when they execute.

Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool. As a participating ISV, you sct get detailed product information from each of your customers — information to help you understand how your products are deployed and used.

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