This section contains information that is referenced from other sections, and that does not really need to be read in sequence.
This documentation uses a few special terms:
Hardware Management Console; the node the zhmcclient talks to.
an opaque string returned by the HMC as the result of a successful logon, for use by subsequent operations instead of credential data. The HMC gives each newly created session-id a lifetime of 10 hours, and expires it after that.
- HMC API
The Web Services API of the z Systems Hardware Management Console, described in the following books:
- HMC API 2.11.1
- HMC API 2.12.0
- HMC API 2.12.1
- HMC API 2.13.0
- HMC API 2.13.1
- HMC Operations Guide
The operations guide of the z Systems Hardware Management Console, described in the following books:
- HMC Operations Guide 2.11.1
- HMC Operations Guide 2.13.1
- HMC Security
- KVM for IBM z Systems V1.1.2 System Administration