While it is understood that no one person in a mainframe environment typically administers all areas, the following roles logically divide the responsibilities needed to administer the WebLogic JAM product on the mainframe.
This individual uploads the CRM software from the product CD-ROM to z/OS or OS/390 and modifies the sample CRM start-up JCL script provided to conform with site standards.
This individual writes mainframe client programs that access services offered under WebLogic Server. This individual also provides Java Application Programmers with COBOL copybooks for use with the eGen Application Generator.
This individual creates SNA communications resources (more specifically, LU6.2 APPLIDs) from the samples provided by BEA Systems, and makes them conform to site standards.
This individual configures a connection from VTAM to the required CICS region; compiles and makes test transactions available, and provides copybooks describing the data required and returned by these transactions.
This individual configures a connection from APPC/MVS to the required IMS control region, compiles and makes test transactions available, and provides copybooks describing the data required and returned by the transactions.
WebLogic Server Administrator
This individual installs the WebLogic JAM Gateway and makes modifications to the weblogic.properties file to start it automatically with WebLogic Server. Once the product is installed and configured correctly, this individual uses WebLogic JAM utilities to generate Java files based on copybook information provided by CICS and IMS administrators.
This individual creates applications running under WebLogic Server that communicate with mainframe applications using WebLogic JAM. Once the product is installed and configured correctly, this individual uses WebLogic JAM utilities to generate Java files based on copybook information provided by CICS or IMS administrators