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what's didfference between TRACE and Dump in CICS?

 
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 1:08 pm    Post subject: what's didfference between TRACE and Dump in CICS?
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Dear all,

As subject, anyone could please advise what difference is between CICS TRACE and DUMP? and how to utilize them to analysis problem we face?

thanks so much.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 17, 2008 5:15 pm    Post subject:
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Dump can give you a snapshot of the condition and values of storage.
Internal trace can give you a short history of what CICs has done lately.
Aux trace can give you a much longer history.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:33 am    Post subject:
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CICS Guy wrote:
Dump can give you a snapshot of the condition and values of storage.
Internal trace can give you a short history of what CICs has done lately.
Aux trace can give you a much longer history.


thanks, how can I access TRACE? a supplied CICS transaction or some way else? please advise.
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how can I access TRACE? a supplied CICS transaction or some way else? please advise.
The inernal trace is included in the transaction dump and the aux trace can be printed by a CICS utility.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 10:34 am    Post subject:
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cardlink wrote:
how can I access TRACE? a supplied CICS transaction or some way else? please advise.
The inernal trace is included in the transaction dump and the aux trace can be printed by a CICS utility.


You mean a CICS batch utility? may I have its name? thanks.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 21, 2008 12:04 pm    Post subject: Reply to: what's didfference between TRACE and Dump in CICS?
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may I have its name? thanks.


why don' t You look it Yourself in the manual??

or search google for "AUXILIARY TRACE PRINT UTILITY"

if You are simply told You might forget it,
if You work a little bit to find it You will not icon_cool.gif
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You mean a CICS batch utility? may I have its name? thanks.
Take a look at the Operations and Utilities Guide
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