Overview Ensures that important messages
are not overlooked even when you are away from the office.
ASAp/DCM's paging interface provides the ability to send out
a text page to an individual or entire group based upon the
detection of specific console messages, system events, job
The paging interface is made up of two
The first is the paging support commands located within ASAp/DCM.
These commands allow pages to be initiated upon detection
of a message by DCM, from within a batch job through the execution
of a special utility program, or manually from an operator's
The second component is the ASAp/DCM PC
workstation. This PC continually monitors its network interface
IP address for an alert from the mainframe indicating that
a page-out is required. Once a page request is detected, the
ASAp/DCM paging software parses the message, identifies the
targeted recipients, and contacts the paging provider with
the proper pager identification numbers and the user-constructed
Because the paging interface is totally
exterior to the mainframe, virtually any network connected
device may take advantage of DCM's page-out function. All
that is required is to initiate an FTP of a text file containing
the paging text and the intended recipient to the PC workstation's
ASAp/DCM offers many advantages over similar products:
combining automatic scheduling with automated console operations,
ASAp/DCM offers a total automation solution in one product.
is powerful yet easy to learn. There is no need to use any
extremely intuitive and flexible rule sets allows it to be
used by a wide range of personnel.
produces very little overhead. So little in fact that multiple
copies can be run to allow for decentralised or departmental
is the easiest automation system to learn and use. It is common
to see new users creating automation rule-sets in a matter
exceptional affordability ensures that true cost savings are
realised in the shortest possible time.