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SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Fri May 24, 2013 9:52 pm

1. If you want to rearrange the columns in SDSF:
  • Go TO SDSF.
  • In command line type "arr ?".
  • This will bring the complete list of SDSF column names.
  • You can move the columns using "/" and "//".


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Akshya Chopra » Sat May 25, 2013 1:10 pm

That's interesting - Thanks for sharing.



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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Tue May 28, 2013 8:26 pm

You're welcome Akshya.


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Re: Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Wed May 29, 2013 11:52 pm

2. For selecting jobs in the SDSF queue, user either use "?" or "S". When user use "?" , s/he gest the break-up output groups for example like:
  • JESMSGLG,
    JESJCL,
    JESYSMSG,
    SYSPRINT,
    SYSUT2 etc.
When one uses "S" , the entire job is selected without this break-up.

Is there any command to navigate to view each output group when I use "S" to select the job?

Answer is Yes - After opening the job using "S", use "N" (next) or "P"(Previous) to navigate between different output groups.


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Angel » Mon Jun 10, 2013 10:31 am

This "next/previous" is cool!



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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:11 pm

Glad, these had been helpful.

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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:19 pm

3. Display output for all jobs on the H panel:
  1. Go TO SDSF.
  2. On command Enter prefix **.
  3. Then h or enter prefix
  4. h all.


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:22 pm

4. How do I allow another user to browse my Job?
  • Go to SDSF.
  • Go to H or O panel.
  • Overtype the DEST column with the user's userid.


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:38 pm

5. If you want to see just the JCL for a job, Follow this:
  • Go to SDSF.
  • Locate your Job.
  • Enter "SJ" next to the job to put you in an ISPF edit session for the JCL.


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Mon Sep 02, 2013 10:45 pm

6. If you'd need to monitor system usage:
  • Go to SDSF.
  • Enter sort cpu% d on the DA panel.
  • This will list the jobs with the highest CPU use.


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Tue Sep 03, 2013 1:08 pm

7. List only the jobs that are ABENDED.
  • Go to SDSF and follow these instructions:

    Code: Select all

    FIL MAX AB* - shows jobs that has ABENDS
    FIL MAX ‘JCL ERROR’ - shows jobs that has JCL errors
    FIL MAX NE ‘RC 0000’ - shows jobs with “exceptional conditions”
    FIL MAX EQ ‘RC 0000’ - shows successfully completed jobs
    
In above, FIL is hort for FILTER.

To switch off the filter, issue FIL OFF


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by BobP » Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:56 pm

These are quite helpful collection Anuj, Thanks.

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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Wed Sep 04, 2013 6:09 pm

Glad that you find them helpful.

You can also share the commands/tricks which make your life easy, for the benefit of others.

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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:15 am

8. Review system commands and responses for your own SDSF session:
  • Enter ulog to display the Ulog panel.
  • The Ulog panel is like a private SYSLOG for your session.
  • It shows system commands and responses, including those generated for you by SDSF action characters and overtypes.


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:18 am

9. Following are the print option on SDSF:

Use the x action characters from a tabular display:
  • x prints output data sets.
  • xd displays a panel for opening a print data set, then performs the print.
  • xs displays a panel for opening sysout, then performs the print.
  • xf displays a panel for opening a print file, then performs the print.
Add c to any of the x action characters to close the print file when printing is complete. For example, xdc displays a panel for opening a print data set, prints to the data set, and closes the print data set.


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Re: SDSF Tips.

Post by Anuj Dhawan » Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:22 am

Following SDSF card might be of help:



In case google store is expericing problem, then use a direct link to the pdf: http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/resources/sdsfcard11.pdf


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