UDM 3.3 Release Announcement

Dino-Software is pleased to announce Version 3 Release 3 of Universal Data Mananger (UDM).

UDM’s GUI interface provides a consolidated global view of the enterprise z/OS Storage environment.

With the ease of mouse click, users can:

  • Automate the management of z/OS objects by dynamically reacting to Console messages or conditions, or users can schedule timed processes to interrogate the status of an object.
  • Monitor the status of z/OS objects via the centralized monitor, which allows a user to view and react to alerts from all z/OS Systems via a single GUI window.
  • Report on all aspects of enterprise z/OS Storage subsystems centrally, in real time or historically, using SQL filters. Using a single request, for example, a user can view in a central window the status of Storage groups on all of their z/OS Systems.
  • Maintain z/OS Systems using the Command or JCL interfaces which allow users to centrally define, store and run Z/OS commands or JCL decks.
  • Simplify z/OS maintenance tasks using the supplied Explorers, Wizards, and Object management facilities.

Simplified installation, minimal customization and pre-configured processes empower users to install and gain the benefits from UDM in minutes rather than days like other products on the market.

Enhancements with UDM 3.3

HSM Support

  • Updated Migration Control Data Set (MCDS) audit
  • Updated Backup Control Data Set (BCDS) audit
  • Updated Offline Control Data Set (OCDS) audit
    • Major audit enhancements include:
      • Significant performance improvement, decreasing the overall completion time and including additional error type detection.
      • New audit verification process, including a ‘fixed’ flag for each audit record, allowing users to see what has already been fixed.
      • Increased control and granularity over which components the audits check. For example, volume and high level qualifier checking has been added to the (MCDS) audit to allow for a smaller set of data to be audited.
  • Unix System Services (USS) Support added to the following reports:
    • Data Sets/Files With Backups (MCB)
    • Backup Version Entry (MCB)
    • Data Sets/Files With Retained Backups (MCBR)
    • Backup Versions (MCC)
    • Functional Statistics Records
    • UNIX File Node (UFN) – new



  • IBM’s z/OS 2.5 operating system support
  • Support for IBM’s ICN 1723 and ICN 1725 – EXECUTABLE=YES (Getmain-Freemain-Storage, IARV64)
  • Significant performance improvements when sorting or filtering large lists of objects
  • Support for data compression when obtaining data from the hosts, which ensures faster load times