Skip to content

ISPF Skeletons

This chapter tells you how to use the flexibility of standard IBM ISPF services to build your own change management processes that run within the secure environment of ChangeMan ZMF.

ChangeMan ZMF uses standard ISPF services to build batch job JCL from ISPF skeletons. This design provides extraordinary flexibility through standard IBM facilities. You can build your own batch processes inside ChangeMan ZMF for component builds and other processes while ChangeMan ZMF maintains the integrity of your software change management processes by securing development and production libraries and allowing only authorized access to its functions.

The ChangeMan ZMF Installation Guide describes skeletons that you must modify to bring up a test or demonstration ChangeMan ZMF instance and process a change package through the package life cycle. This chapter provides more details about customization in a complex ChangeMan ZMF environment.

A routine is available which allows the notification of Job Completion messages via email (only for z/OS 2.3 or greater). See the sample skeleton CMN$$ENT.

More information