Release notes for IBM Session Manager Version plug-in


What's new in this release?

Version introduces the new Administration plug-in

Back to Contents

System requirements and prerequisites

The IBM Session Manager plug-in can be installed in the CICS Explorer™ V1.1.1 or later, or Rational Developer for System z V8.0 or later

Back to Contents

Downloading and installing the IBM Session Manager plug-in

To download the IBM Session Manager plug-in from the download Web site:
  1. Click the IBM Session Manager plug-in V3.2.0.0 download link.
  2. Save the compressed file in a temporary directory. Do NOT extract the file. The CICS Explorer extracts the contents automatically.
To install the IBM Session Manager plug-in in the CICS Explorer Version 1.1.1:
  1. Launch the CICS Explorer.
  2. Click Help on the CICS Explorer menu bar and click Software Updates in the drop-down menu. The Software Updates and Add-ons window is displayed.
  3. Click the Available Software tab.
  4. Click Add Site and in the Add Site dialog click Archive. The Repository archive dialog box is displayed.
  5. Locate and select the IBM Session Manager plug-in compressed file you downloaded previously, and click Open.
  6. Click OK in the Add Site dialog box. The dialog box closes and the tool is displayed in the Software Updates and Add-ons dialog box.
  7. Select the check box alongside the tool name.
  8. Click Install.
  9. In the Install dialog box click Next to confirm the installation.
  10. Review the license and click the relevant radio button. Click Finish to complete the installation, or Cancel if you do not accept the license.
If you accepted the license, the IBM Session Manager plug-in is installed into the CICS Explorer. You are prompted to restart the CICS Explorer. This ensures that the plug-in starts in a clean environment.

Back to Contents

Getting started

When the CICS Explorer restarts the CICS Explorer perspective is displayed. To open the IBM Session Manager perspective, select Window on the menu bar, select Open Perspective, click Other, and click either IBM Session Manager Administration or IBM Session Manager Operations.

If you are not familiar with IBM Session Manager you can read the Getting Started information in the help documentation. Click Help > Help Contents and select either the IBM Session Manager Administration Plug-in Help or IBM Session Manager Operations Plug-in Help.

Back to Contents