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When running multiple Metadata Servers on one server, users will now see the specific port number for each Metadata Server for every log. Previously not all logs had the port number in the name. Now it will be easier to locate the right log should the need arise.
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• Database: An average of 10 MB per 15,000 Metadata entities. The number of entities per program collected varies. For help determining space requirements, refer to the Compuware DevEnterprise Best Practices guide, which is available on FrontLine.
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express databases are limited to 4 GB of data. This should be sufficient for at least 2 million entities, including programs, data items, jobs, and datasets, which should allow you to use the Metadata Analyzer for many applications. If you require more space for your applications, you will need to either set up multiple repositories, or use a Microsoft SQL Server repository, which has a 1,048,516 TB limitation. For more information on Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express, go to www.Microsoft.com.
Note: These requirements are for a Typical installation and may vary depending on the number of Metadata Analyzer collectors concurrently running. Contact Compuware Customer Support if you do not meet these minimum requirements or have questions regarding the requirements.
Following is a list of the DASD requirements for DevEnterprise. Installing and unloading DevEnterprise datasets, however, may require additional temporary storage. The requirements listed refer to 3390 devices.
• Support for DevEnterprise 5.3 ended on 12/31/2015 and support for 5.3.1 ends on 12/31/2016. Refer to FrontLine for the most current support information. To upgrade, contact Compuware Customer Support.
• A Google Chrome security update prohibits viewing of WebHelp when the help is deployed locally from a file server (as opposed to a Web server). Attempting to view locally deployed help displays a blank help window. Compuware suggests that online help be viewed using Internet Explorer. Alternatively, Chrome's security feature can be turned off by launching Chrome with the command line option --allow-file-access-from-files. This method should only be used when opening local WebHelp that you trust.
• During mainframe installation of DevEnterprise, the Customization Manager CLIST $XWSETUP must now be executed from the SLXWINST install dataset, which was created during SMP/E installation. Do not execute $XWSETUP from the INSTALL dataset as was done in the past. Refer to Chapter 5 of the DevEnterprise Mainframe Installation Guide for detailed instructions.
• It is recommend that a SQL Server Maintenance Plan be created to reorganize the database indexes. This will rebuild the indexes so that the data is no longer fragmented. Fragmented data can cause SQL Server to perform unnecessary data reads, slowing down SQL Server's performance.
• A Microsoft security update (#896358) prohibits the viewing of compiled HTML help files (those with a .CHM file extension) across a network drive, including from the installation browser. Attempting to do so leads to an “Action Cancelled” or similar message. Microsoft issued a workaround that allows all .CHM help files to be viewable (see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896054/). Alternatively, you can copy the .CHM file(s) to a local drive. However, the copied help will not launch from within the product (for example, from the Help menu or the Help button on dialog boxes) so you would need to launch the files from your local drive.
Customers with non-SMS managed environment will need to manually add UNIT and VOLUME parameters. To do this, edit SLXWINST member IMC0COPY and add UNIT(YourUnit) VOLUME(YourVolume) on the ALLOCATE DA statement below:
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