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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Move the report to your workstation as imb. After these problems have been resolved, continue with the next stop in this process. 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.

The replacement solution ID must correspond to the qualified workload that ran in the container. Any LPARs that are part of a Container Pricing solution must be dedicated to the solution or workload indicated as part csrt the agreement. Provides a simple, non-intrusive means for you to generate igm 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.

As a participating ISV, you can get detailed product information from each of your customers — information to help you understand how your products are deployed and used. Each sub-report contains a section for each container. If you have signed up for and have access to the license management system LMS web application, move the report to your workstation as a.

SCRT also does the following: The output can be: For each hour in the reporting period, SCRT determines the required license capacity by examining: The trace output is organized as comma-separated fields to allow the file to be read by a spreadsheet application.


Follow the actions indicated for sxrt message to address each problem before attempting to rerun the SCRT job. Container peak calculations ignore the specified time range.

A reporting period is from midnight the very beginning of the second day of the month up to midnight the very beginning of the second day of the next month. Scet the sub-capacity report to IBM.

This is intended to further reduce the chance of any output being directed to the wrong party. You must use the most current version of SCRT to submit reports for billing.

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Failure to have the required contracts or addenda signed or otherwise agreed to may inm IBM to reject the affected sub-capacity report. Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool. 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.

Your submitted data will be reflected in the software charges for March. It is a drastic understatement to simply state that software pricing is a sensitive subject. Preparing to use the Sub-Capacity Reporting Tool.

License Management Support

Skip to content United States. 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. Container Total The total rolling 4-hour average utilization or MSU consumption for the container for the hour.

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zcrt Remember that LMS only accepts as input the comma-separated value format with a file extension of. SCRT processes the following data: The same sort of 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. 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.

Apply these service updates before the start of the reporting period for which you will be collecting data for SCRT.

While reviewing the sub-capacity reportadd comments to the report, as required, before submitting it to IBM. The report is a text file in comma-separated sctr. 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.

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Each member is one sub-capacity report. Review the SCRT control statements that you originally customized in step 3 and revise those control statements, as necessary, so that they contain appropriate values sccrt the data that you are about to process in this execution of SCRT. The following fields appear in the header record: Review the return code from the SCRT job step. By Andrew Sica The z Software ecosystem now has a common approach to determining product license capacity.

You can choose any of the following methods to review the sub-capacity report: For more information about the reporting period, see Analyzing the sub-capacity report.

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