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QMF for z/OS

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For QMF 13 migration to a different platform -- Please provide export and import features for Scheduled Tasks, User Preferences, QMF Weblinks and other such items in QMF Appdata

We are looking to migrate from QMF to QMF IF1 on Windows environment . To migrate everything which resides in Application Data which includes among other things like Scheduled Tasks, User Preferences, QMF Weblinks etc . There is ...
6 days ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Submitted

TLS 1.3 Support

Hi QMF Team!TLS 1.3 Support is being a key to increase more and more Security. According to IBM CISO at January of 2024 will be a requirement. Reference:
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Add APPLCOMPAT BIND Option to QMF For Workstation Bind Packages Panel

Currently there is no option to set APPLCOMPAT for the binding of the QMF For Workstation Packages so the packages are bound to whatever the DB2 Subsystem DEFAULT is. Alternatively, you should be able to specify the highest APPLCOMPAT value that t...
3 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Under review

Support macOS and Linux on QMF for Workstation 12

QMF for Workstation v12 and above only runs on Windows OS. Provide support for running QMF for Workstation v12 on macOS and Linux platforms as well. This allows full functionality to be provided to users on these platforms.
over 4 years ago in QMF for z/OS 12 Not under consideration

QMF for Workstation Build 20231206 - add a bind status message after executing bind.bat file

When performing a bind (bind.bat) using the Export Update Script feature in QMF for Workstation v13.1.1.0 Interim 1 Build 20231206 - during the bind process, it would be helpful to receive a message stating that the bind completed successfully and...
2 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Under review

Need an APAR to fix the version mismatch in QMF V12.2

Hello Team, After the QMF v12.2 upgrade still the Home screen of the QMF tool shows as V12.1 only. When I checked with GSD team they said that IBM Labs had decided to keep the FMIDs of both the products same. Because of this we are not able to see...
over 1 year ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Use IDMS available JDBC driver to allow QMF connect and access/update data in IDMS using SQL through SQL server feature of IDMS (v19)

Using IDMS JDBC driver and IDMS SQL server feature (instead of QMF data services) to access IDMS data has the following advantages: 1- Much easier and straight forward setup. 2- No additional components (QMF data services) are required to run on z...
12 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0

A means of checking who are the current active users in qmf_for_websphere

Because otherwise how do you measure how many users in the organization are using this product ? In case they don't , you don't need to maintain it anymore (users might prefer using qmf for tso )
6 months ago in QMF for z/OS 1 Not under consideration


We have many tables that has columns in Hebrew (in addition to the English columns) In order to see them correctly, a BIDI support is required ( bidirectional text layout transformations). This is already implemented in QMF WORKSTATION but not in ...
12 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Deploy of QMF websphere on zCX Openshift

We are installing QMF for Websphere on z/OS but would like to run it under zCX Openshift. When will QMF for Websphere container based support for Red Hat OpenShift be available?
12 months ago in QMF for z/OS 0