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Mainframe Installation

The Installation System provides consistent processes (distribution, installation, configuration and maintenance) for MainView products, Cost Optimization products, most BMC products for the IBM® DB2® environment, and most BMC products for the IBM IMS™ environment - along with those products' associated components, solutions, and families.

  • Getting started - Describes the Installation System and helps you start the installation process
  • Documentation - Home page of the online documentation for the Installation System. Includes links to Quick Course Videos and ready-made PDFs.
  • Supported products - Lists the products and solutions that use the Installation System
  • Product codes and FMIDs - List of names, codes, versions, and FMIDs of products and solutions
  • Sample JCL - Provides links to the sample JCL used to download the Installation System
  • File server information - Login and security information for FTP and ESD sites
  • Messages - A consolidated library of all messages for BMC products for the IBM® DB2® environment, and most BMC products for the IBM IMS™ environment.
  • FAQs - Answers to frequently asked questions

For information about PTFs, RSLs, and other maintenance, please see Mainframe Maintenance.

Upgrade Assistance

  • The BMC Assisted Migration Offering (AMIGO) program is designed to assist customers with the planning of product upgrades to a newer version – “Success through proper planning”.
  • Explore AMIGO Program ›