What is (E)JES
(E)JES is a systems management tool that provides all the information you need to monitor, manage, and control your z/OS® JESplex—whether you are running JES2 or JES3. (E)JES panels provide up-to-date information on jobs, printers, queues, and resources in a z/OS JESplex. You can enter (E)JES commands directly from these panels to manage job processes and the operation of system resources.
With (E)JES, you can:
- Control job processing (hold, release, cancel, and purge jobs)
- Monitor jobs while they are running
- Browse jobs without printing
- Control JESplex parameters, initiators, job classes, and job class groups
- Control printers, punches, functional subsystems, and NJE devices
- Control your JES SPOOL configuration
- Monitor and control JES resources
- Control WLM scheduling environments and resources
- Control WLM enclaves, MVS subsystems and MVS dynamic exits
- Control z/OS UNIX processes and mounted file systems
- Control the z/OS Health Checker
- Search and process APF, LNKLST, LPALST, Parmlib and Proclib data sets
- Display and manage paging resources
- Issue system commands
- Automate routine tasks
(E)JES Zowe Conformance
The Zowe open source framework, hosted by the Open Mainframe Project, provides for easier interoperability and scalability among mainframe products and solutions in order to bridge the gap between the mainframe and other systems within hybrid architectures. Learn more about Zowe on GitHub. Phoenix Software now offers two Zowe Conformant (E)JES components, a REST API and a Plug-in for Zowe CLI.
Read the Press Release
(E)JES Zowe REST API
The Zowe API for (E)JES is based on REST principles and is compatible with the Zowe API Mediation Layer (APIML). The APIML is a gateway that provides a single point of access to heterogeneous services that might be located on different systems or locations.
See a demo
(E)JES Plug-in for Zowe Command Line Interface
The Zowe CLI provides a command called “zowe” that is supported on Windows, Mac and Linux systems, among others. The CLI supports the concept of “plug-ins”, modules that can be incorporated into the CLI framework to extend the functionality of the basic “zowe” command. The CLI allows the plug-in to support a common syntax for command line directives, options and parameters. The (E)JES plug-in uses the (E)JES Zowe REST API to provide command line functions to stream or search mainframe system logs.
See a demo
(E)JES Web is a web interface to (E)JES and made available through the same download process.
Every aspect of (E)JES Web has been designed to deliver the best possible performance and user experience. This has resulted in a modern interface that very closely replicates (E)JES response times under ISPF. All (E)JES displays are fully supported.
(E)JES Web is an ultra-thin, fully virtualized client with an intelligent server. Sorting, filtering, searching, and more are performed on the server where the data resides. The client is simply a user interface for requesting and viewing the results of these data manipulations.
(E)JES Web’s intuitive interface is ideal for users new to the mainframe. Dropdown and context-sensitive menus give users access to (E)JES displays as well as options that affect how data is presented on those displays. Most (E)JES Web features are discoverable and online help is available when needed.
The speed and functionality of (E)JES Web make it a useful tool for both power users and novices. Users can select tabular rows and access line commands using only keyboard commands. Traditional 3270 users will find most of the keyboard commands in (E)JES Web instantly recognizable. Typing a single character invokes a command field at the bottom of the display where system, primary, and line commands may be issued.
Request a Demo
zOSMF Workflow Installation
The (E)JES installation package includes a z/OSMF workflow that provides expert-system assistance for the installation process. This enables (E)JES installation and initial configuration from the web-based z/OSMF interface without using a 3270 emulator.
Watch a demonstration of an early version of the new installation method in a webinar held in March 2019, z/OSMF Workflow-Driven Installation.Watch the Webinar
(E)JES Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard (O-TTPS) Certification
Phoenix Software International, Inc.’s mainframe system management products are certified under the Open Group O‑TTPS Certification Program: Self-Assessed tier and meets the requirements of the Open Trusted Technology Provider™ Standard Version 1.1.1 and ISO/IEC 20243:2018.
The O-TTPS, a standard of The Open Group®, provides a set of guidelines, recommendations, and requirements that help assure against maliciously tainted and counterfeit products throughout commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) information and communication technology (ICT) product lifecycles. Phoenix Software is committed to providing customers with the assurance that our certified products, (E)JES, JES3plus, and PHX-BDT, can be trusted for their business critical processes.System Management Products