IBM Operations Analytics for z Systems

Posted: July 20, 2015 Modified: September 2, 2015


IBM Operations Analytics for z Systems supports all major z/OS subsystems. It provides the capability to collect log data from z/OS SYSLOG, job logs, and USS log files. In addition, it is able to collect SMF data to provide insights into the performance of z/OS applications.


IBM Operations Analytics for z Systems includes a z/OS log forwarder and an SMF data provider for real-time streaming of z/OS data to the Operations Analytics – Log Analysis server.

In addition, it provides out-of-the-box dashboards and quick searches for all major z/OS subsystems.


  • z/OS SYSLOG Troubleshooting dashboard
  • z/OS SYSLOG Time Comparison dashboard
  • DB2® for z/OS Troubleshooting dashboard
  • CICS® Transaction Server for z/OS Troubleshooting dashboard
  • IMS™ for z/OS Troubleshooting dashboard
  • WebSphere® MQ for z/OS Troubleshooting dashboard
  • WebSphere Application Server for z/OS Troubleshooting dashboard
  • z/OS Networking dashboard
  • DB2® for z/OS SMF30 Dashboard
  • CICS® TS for z/OS SMF30 Dashboard
  • IMS™ for z/OS SMF30 Dashboard
  • MQ for z/OS SMF30 Dashboard
  • SMF30 for z/OS Dashboard

Quick Searches

  • Quick search samples for DB2, CICS TS, IMS and WebSphere MQ for z/OS
  • Quick search samples for WebSphere Application Server for z/OS
  • z/OS network quick search samples, providing insights into ATTLS, CSSMTP, FTP, IKED, IPSEC, OMPROUTE, Pagent, syslogd, TCP/IP, telnet and VTAM
  • Quick search samples for SMF type 30 records

Additional information

For detailed information about the capabilities and operational insights provided with IBM Operations Analytics for z Systems, please review the product documentation at

For additional information, see the announcement letter at

Training Information

Review the following playlist for information on installing, configuring and using IBM Operations Analytics for z Systems.

Explore the Product

Released: 24 April 2015
Product Identification Number: 5698-AAP
Cost: Contact your local IBM representative
Support: Supported
Provider: IBM

To order, contact your Americas Call Centers, local IBM representative, or your IBM Business Partner.

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Product Information
Product Documentation


  • IBM Operations Analytics – Log Analysis v1.3.0.0 (included in product package) and later.


This product is subject to the license terms and conditions included in the product package.

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