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8. The Electronic Service Agent License Agreement window (shown in Figure 12-11) allows
you to enable or disable subsections of the Service Agent and set the FTP password used
by the z/OS software to send information to the HMC. Select the boxes that you want to
enable. Enter an FTP password that must also be entered into the z/OS software. Click
Continue when you finish.
Figure 12-11 Service Agent for System z: Enabling or disabling the types of data to send to IBM
9. In the next window, select the time of day for the daily transmission of the inventory
information that is sent to IBM. Click Finish to complete the configuration process and
store the data within the HMC.
The HMC sends the automatic registration transaction to IBM. This transaction must be
completed before IBM can accept any problem or inventory transactions.
10.Add a step in the EREP JCL job to run and capture Service Agent data.
11.Create started task IDs and started task entries in the STARTED RACF class for
HESRDLOG using the supplied sample job.
12.Configure Service Agent by editing dataset hlq.HESPARMS. Change the HMC IP address
and HMC FTP password to match that of your installation.
13.Start the hardware collection. Start the HESRDLOG procedure in the SYS1.PROCLIB
14.Enable a scheduled collection for the data types of your choice.
15.Enable collection and reporting for software data, performance data, or both.
You have activated Service Agent for System z.