IBM z/OS Management Facility provides a framework for managing various aspects of a z/OS system through a task oriented, Web browser interface. By streamlining some traditional tasks and automating others, z/OSMF can help to simplify some areas of system management and reduce the level of expertise needed for managing a system.

The z/OS Management Facility plug-in provides functions for:

  • z/OS Jobs: A set of services for working with batch jobs on a z/OS system
  • z/OS Data Set and File: A set of services for working with data sets and UNIX files on a z/OS system.
  • z/OS Console Services: A set of services for performing z/OS® console operations
  • z/OS Management Facility Information Retrieval Service: This service allows the caller to query the version and other details about the instance of z/OSMF running on a particular system.