The VM (Virtual Machine) operating system



LIB is an alternative to TOOLSRUN for maintaining collections of files on one system. It is not as complex as TOOLSRUN but provides interesting features such as a test collection and multiple file versioning, and is an example of IUCV clients and servers.



REXX is the common scripting and automation tool built into CMS, and available on other platforms like Linux and z/OS. It is easier to learn than Perl, and very powerful.

VM Power Tools


Once the basic system is up, what are the tools and tricks that make the administrator\'s life easier? Where can you get user-written tools that enhance the function of the system? What tools are unique to this environment.