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Transmit files from MVS to email with specific subject line

 
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Senthil KK

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:48 pm    Post subject: Transmit files from MVS to email with specific subject line
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Hi,

Currently we transmit files from mainframe to our email ids.

Subject line of the email we receive will be "File <dataset name we xmitted> from <user id>"

Is there any way to transmit file with "Confidential" in the subject line.

Subject line should be : "Confidential : File <dataset name we xmitted> from <user id>"

We use the basic xmit command in the control card.

XMIT <email id> DSN('<dataset name>')
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Nic Clouston

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:52 pm    Post subject:
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What is confidential about an XMIT notify message? The data being transmitted may be confidential but the notify message is not. Improper security classification can render all security classifications worthless.
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Senthil KK

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:57 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Transmit files from MVS to email with specific sub
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Hi Nic,

File content certainly has confidential information and we felt it is appropriate to notify confidential in the subject line.
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Transmit files from MVS to email with specific subject l
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Senthil KK wrote:
Subject line of the email we receive will be "File <dataset name we xmitted> from <user id>"('<dataset name>')
The way you've used "from" in above "Subject Line", can't "confidential" be embedded the same way... possibly I misunderstood totally... icon_confused.gif
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Nic Clouston

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:06 pm    Post subject:
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Actually, I think it is XMIT userid.... and is a TSO command and the message is a TSO reponse. to change it would mean that any XMIT would send 'CONFIDENTIAL' whether the dataset is confidential or not.
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:26 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

If you were to send these confidential e-mails via a batch e-mail step, you would have complete control of the "subject". . .
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Pedro

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:35 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Transmit files from MVS to email with specific sub
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Try using XMIT with both DSN and MSGDSNAME parameter.

Quote:
XMIT <email id> MSGDSN('<other name>') DSN('<dataset name>')


Where the message dataset is formatted like an email, including:
Code:
SUBJECT: my_subject_text


=======
Slightly different, I found this in my JCL dataset:


Code:
//STEP02   EXEC PGM=IKJEFT01   
//SYSTSPRT DD SYSOUT=*                       
//SYSTSIN  DD *                               
 TRANSMIT intranet.PEDRO LINE(QQ)  NOPROLOG  NOEPILOG         
 SUBJECT:  A TEST         
                         
 THE DATA HAS BEEN SENT.
QQ                                           
/*   

and the email arrives with the desired Subject line.
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Senthil KK

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:06 pm    Post subject:
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Hi Pedro

Using both parameters doesn't work.

Message given in the message dataset comes in the email content and not getting displayed in the subject line as we expected.

As the control card member can have only 72 characters I have to separate the lines by '-'

XMIT <email id> -
MSGDSN('<ds>') DSN('<ds>')

Thanks for your help.
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