Description

Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i extends (iSeries-AS/400) environments, developed by Precisely, helps companies manage the tasks associated with Change, Incident, Problem and other IT Service Management disciplines for IBM i (iSeries-AS/400)-based Configuration Items (CIs).

Adding the Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i agent to the Micro Focus Universal Discovery (UD) for Micro Focus Universal Configuration Management Database (UCMDB) enables companies to view the IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) CIs and their inter-relationships with distributed resources. Through seamless integration with the Micro Focus UD, Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i eliminates the need for high-level UCMDB or IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) expertise. This tight integration of Micro Focus and Precisely solutions provide a comprehensive, accurate, and complete view of your IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) infrastructure. Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i works with the UD to provide insightful visualizations to understand the configuration items (CIs) and easily build an inventory of critical physical and logical entities along with their interrelationships.

This information is then populated in the UCMDB to create a detailed model of your IT environment for service modeling and service impact analysis. Micro Focus UD gives you the power to accurately discover what exists in your IT environment and map how it relates to other IT elements that support your business-critical services. This information is then stored in the UCMDB and made available to other solutions in your IT environment so that everyone in IT can use the same service context. Through this process, Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i collects information about IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) to populate the UCMDB. The discovered information includes Resource and Object information. The highly flexible auto-discovery enables the UCMDB to maintain the most precise and current CI data, providing the enterprise a single point of accuracy for the IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) data.

Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i is intelligently designed for minimal footprint and negligible system resource consumption, the discovery process is flexible and supports the ability to set specific auto-discovery parameters, based on your unique business needs. Ironstream’s seamless integration with Micro Focus UD provides organizations with an efficient and cost-effective way to harness the power of the IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) environment which is a crucial part of a comprehensive enterprise IT strategy.

What is Discovered

With Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i and Micro Focus UD, IT organizations can now discover specific CIs for inclusion into the UCMDB. The discovered information includes:

  • Local Storage with ASPs
  • Memory
  • LPAR
  • CPU
  • Network Connectivity
  • Installed Software
  • Selected System Values
  • Subsystems
  • Active Jobs
  • Job Queues
  • Output Queues
  • Libraries
  • Program Objects

Go to www.precisely.com or fill out a Precisely Contact Us form for more information or if you would like a trial of the software.

Minimum Requirements

Hardware Requirements

UCMDB Discovery Probe:

Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i requires appropriate Ethernet hardware on the Discovery probe to communicate via TCP/IP. All other hardware requirements are the same as the requirements for Micro Focus UCMDB.

IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) Managed Node:

Ironstream for Micro Focus Universal Discovery for IBM i requires the appropriate Ethernet hardware on the iSeries (AS/400) to allow for TCP/IP communication with the UCMDB probe. In addition, make sure that Discovery probe and AS/400 managed nodes meet the disk space requirements described in detail in the Installation Guide.

Software Requirements

On the UCMDB Discovery Probe:

  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server or higher
  • UCMDB 8, or later
  • The TCP/IP network protocol stack must be active.
  • ActivePerl version 5.8 or later from http://www.activestate.com
  • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) Version 1.4 or higher, available fromhttp://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html

All other software requirements are the same as the requirements for Micro Focus UCMDB.

On the IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) Managed Node:

  • OS/400 V5R3 or higher must be running on the managed nodes.
  • The TCP/IP network protocol stack must be active.

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Releases

Release
Size
Date
EView/400i IBM i (iSeries-AS/400) Discovery for Micro Focus Universal Discovery (UD) for UCMDB 6.3
1.6 MB
  |  
May 31, 2018
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Product compatibility
Version 2021.11 · 2021.08 · 2021.05 · 2021.02
Version 2020.11 · 2020.08 · 2020.05 · 2020.02
Version 2019.11 · 2019.08 · 2019.05 · 2019.02
Version 2018.11 · 2018.08 · 2018.05
Version 10.22 · 10.33
Version 11.0
Version 2020.10.2 · 2020.08 · 2020.05
Version 2019.11 · 2019.08 · 2019.05 · 2019.02
Version 2018.11 · 2018.08 · 2018.05 · 2018.02
Version 9.2
Version 10.0
Version 2017.08 · 2017.11
Release notes

With EView/400i Discovery and Micro Focus UD, IT organizationscan now discover specificCIs for inclusion into the UCMDB.  The discovered information includes:    

  • Local Storage with ASPs
  • Memory
  • LPAR
  • CPU
  • Network Connectivity
  • Installed Software
  • Selected System Values
  • Subsystems
  • Active Jobs
  • Job Queues
  • Output Queues
  • Libraries
  • Program Objects
Languages
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release-rel-2021-6-2-4227 | Fri Jun 18 00:18:29 PDT 2021