Determine if the z/OS location service daemon is running
This topic describes what steps follow to determine if the location service daemon is running on a z/OS system.
The location service daemon starts automatically if it is not already running when you start an Application Server or a deployment manager server.
Perform the following step any time to know whether the location service daemon is running.
To determine if the location service daemon is running, issue one of the display commands , such as d a,l, from the MVS™ console.
You know the system is running if you see the BBODMNx address space running, where x is a letter (A, B, C, and so on).