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z/OS - Enhanced Generic Listener available on z/OS (Doc ID 733576.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 10.2]
IBM z/OS on System z
IBM z/OS (OS/390)


Per Enhancement Request 2640309 an enhanced Generic Listener is available for z/OS.  Major new features are:

1. SMF Support

2. WLM Support

3. The ability to cancel remote sessions (ENH 3675452)

4. Can replace the Net Service as the handler for incoming connections

5. Support for the Data Guard Broker

6. Support for SSL

7. Maintains network sessions across a Listener restart/crash


This new listener runs only on USS and is not available prior to  Customers desiring to implement it should contact Oracle Support for configuration instructions.


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