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VA Technical Reference Model v 21.9

IBM Explorer for z/OS
IBM Explorer for z/OS Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: IBM Explorer for z/OS is an Eclipse-based integration platform for z/OS users. This technology enables users to integrate with z/OS tehnologies such as IBM Problem Determination, IBM Rational Developer for z Systems, IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS) Explorer and IBM CICS. Also, z/OS Explorer provides the user with an Eclipse environment with the ability to administer an IBM CICS Transaction Server (TS) environment and development and problem analysis technologies.

Note: Users can start z/OS Explorer from Windows Client, macOS, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux on the client side to access the z/OS operating system on the server side.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.5
Decision Date: 05/18/2020
Aliases: IBM Explorer Aqua for z/OS; z/OS Explorer Aqua
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: International Business Machines (IBM)
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (05/18/2020).