Install Products Using CSM

Review the following high-level process for installing product software using CSM.
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As a systems programmer, you can acquire, install, configure, and deploy your mainframe product software on z/OS systems using
CA CSM
.
CA CSM
simplifies and unifies the management of your
mainframe products on z/OS systems. You can use
CA CSM
to manage your product software in a common way according to industry best practices. You can also obtain and apply corrective and recommended maintenance easier. A web-based interface lets you install and maintain your products faster and with less chance of error.
If you do not have
CA CSM
installed, download it from
Broadcom
.
To install a product using
CA CSM
, you
must
modify the SYSPRINT size. The default allocation of 30 cylinders is insufficient to complete the installation. Increase the allocation parameters of the SYSPRINT data set to at least 120 cylinders.
Use the following topics to guide you through the product installation process using
CA CSM
:
  • Acquire Your Products Using
    CA CSM
  • Install Your Products Using
    CA CSM
Before you begin this process, review the installation best practices and verify that the installation requirements in Prepare for Installation have been met.
When these steps are completed, you are ready to install preventive maintenance.