Verifying Zowe installation on z/OS
Once Zowe™ is running and the startup sequence is complete, you can check the configuration files and jobs for Zowe on your z/OS system to ensure that the installation process is successful. To do this, follow these steps.
Navigate to the runtime
$ZOWE_ROOT_DIR/scriptsdirectory, where $ZOWE_ROOT_DIR is the location of the Zowe runtime directory.
zowe-verify.shscript by issuing the following command:
The script writes its messages to your terminal window. The results are marked
Error. Correct any reported errors and restart the Zowe server. The
zowe-verify.sh script does not change any settings, so you can run it as often as required.
Follow the instructions in the following sections to verify that the components are installed correctly and are functional.
- Verifying Zowe Application Framework installation
- Verifying z/OS Services installation
- Verifying API Mediation installation
Verifying Zowe Application Framework installation
If the Zowe Application Framework is installed correctly, you can open the Zowe Desktop from a supported browser.
From a supported browser, open the Zowe Desktop at
myHost is the host on which you installed the Zowe Application Server.
httpPort is the port number that is assigned to node.http.port in
httpsPort is the port number that is assigned to node.https.port in
For example, if the Zowe Application Server runs on host myhost and the port number that is assigned to node.https.port is 12345, you specify
Verifying z/OS Services installation
After the ZOWESVR procedure is started, you can verify the installation of z/OS Services from an internet browser by entering the following case-sensitive URL:
where, gatewayPort is the port number that is assigned to
Verifying API Mediation installation
Use your preferred REST API client to review the value of the status variable of the API Catalog service that is routed through the API Gateway using the following URL:
hostName is set during install, and
basePort is set as the
The following example illustrates how to use the curl utility to invoke API Mediation Layer endpoint and the grep utility to parse out the response status variable value
$ curl -v -k --silent https://hostName:basePort/api/v1/apicatalog/application/health 2>&1 | grep -Po '(?<=\"status\"\:\")[^\"]+' UP
UP confirms that API Mediation Layer is installed and is running properly.