BMC Compuware Topaz Utilities
This plugin provides access to various Compuware Topaz (R) utilities, such as submitting Jobs on the mainframe.
The following are required to use this extension:
Installing in a Azure Devops Server Instance
Configuring for Topaz Workbench CLI & Host Connections
In order to use Topaz utilites you will need to point to an installed Topaz Workbench Command Line Interface (CLI). The Topaz Workbench CLI will work with host connection(s) you also need to configure to use Topaz utilities.
Configuring Azure Key Vault to Use Secrets in a Pipeline.
In order to use topaz utilities extension for host connections passwords are used for login,that should be stored on azure key vault.
While creating the new Azure pipeline, we can add a new task "Azure Key Vault" by clicking + sign on Agent Job.
Submit JCL datasets or members on the mainframe
This integration allows submitting JCL datasets or members on the mainframe.
While creating the new Azure pipeline, we can add a new task "BMC Compuware Topaz Utilities" by clicking + sign on Agent Job.
This task has following parameters:
Alternatively, to add a connection,click on BMC Common Configuration extension in application hub.
Run the pipeline, which submits each specified JCL dataset or member on the mainframe.
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