Starting IMS 15.1

First you will need to start IRLM for IMS 15.1 (If your entering the commands from the SDSF log you will need to put a "/" in front of the commands)

S IMS15RL1

The proc should match which ever version of IMS your starting You should see the following message in the SDSF log or on MVS console:

DXR117I IRLM001 INITIALIZATION COMPLETE

Next you will need to stat the IMS control region

S IMS15CR1

The proc should match which ever version of IMS your starting. You should see the following message in the SDSF log or on MVS console: The message will show up as an outstanding message (the message should display white)

*## DFS810A IMS READY (## will be some number)

You will need to reply to this message

##,/NRE CHKPT 0 FORMAT ALL (this will cold start IMS)

OR

##,/NRE (this will warm start IMS)

You should see the following message in the SDSF log or on MVS console:

DFS994I COLD START COMPLETED.

OR

DFS994I WARM START COMPLETED.

Once IMS is started it will kick off a task to start the message processing regions. This will take a couple of minutes.

**NOTE If IMS requires an emergency restart you will need to look in the IMS V15 Operations Guide for examples.