Overview and architecture
This chapter provides an overview of z/OS Management Facility (z/OSMF) and its architecture. It also introduces the components that are necessary to run z/OSMF on z/OS.
2.1 Overview
z/OSMF is a web-based solution, which allows you to connect to z/OSMF by using a browser through a secure connection. z/OSMF provides the framework to a z/OS system, which allows you to perform selected traditional functions from the GUI, along with new functions only available with z/OSMF.
The basic architecture of z/OSMF is shown in Figure 2-1 ...

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