File Manager overview

IBM® File Manager for z/OS® (base component) provides comprehensive, user-friendly tools for working with Websphere MQ data, HFS files and QSAM, VSAM and IAM data sets. These tools include the familiar view, edit, copy and print utilities found in ISPF, enhanced to meet the needs of application developers.

This chapter provides an overview of the types of actions you can perform with File Manager, a list of the types of data sets upon which you can perform these actions and some concept information about templates, one of the main tools used to view and edit data sets in File Manager.