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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 8, 2018

Pick up additional messaging from Connect:Direct for z/OS

Starting Engine
We are in need to have IBM Control Center pick up additional messaging from Sterling Connect:Direct for z/OS record ID ‘PT' to capture a Secure Plus handshake failure. Currently the z/OS puts out the record ID=PT for the messaging.
Command: select statistics command for C:Direct z/OS recids="PI,ZI,CH,CI,DP,FP,FS,FT,IF,JI,NM,PS,PX,SB,SD,SI,IK,IT,ST,SW,TI,TS,UM,UU,CT,MC,RJ,RT,ZT,PT,TF,TL,TW,QH,QE,QT,QW,CX" limit=10000 startt=(06/07/2016, 13:36:56) Host Name: API Port: 1363

For an example with the CSPA202E message, we are picking up the initial record ID=PT and will work most of the time. But when the short text of the CSPA message contains the text &VAR we do not. The &VAR is the reason. What we are looking for is the interpretation as to what the &VAR is and have the need to pass this information to someone via email who can investigate.

Command: select statistics command for C:Direct Windows

By default, the CSPA and CSPE record ID's were not setup to obtain this information. We changed the ../conf/services/nodes/statrecordids file and added and to the CSPA and CSPE recids and recycled IBM Control Center and are getting the information we need.

What we would like to see is the interpretation of the &VAR1 and &VAR2 variables as part of the message field in the PT record ID so we can key on this for an email notification.
DeveloperWorks ID DW_ID90419
Link to original RFE