z/VSE 5.2: VSE/POWER Extended Event Messages
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A few days ago I had a blog enty about a VSE/POWER enhancement in z/VSE 5.2: Dele
Today I want to write about another VSE/POWER enhancement: the extended event message (XEM).
Before z/VSE 5.2 VSE/POWER provided fixed format job generation message (JGM), job completion message (JCM), and output generation message (OGM) support. With that support application programs can watch corresponding events. Only a few events were covered so far.
With z/VSE 5.2 the new XEM support was introduced. It extends the JGM / JCM / OMG events for application programs (SAS users). One of the exploiters are the z/VSE Connectors.
VSE/POWER generates an XEM entry every time, when
Using extended event messages, an application program can check VSE/POWER queues for new and altered entries and can obtain information about deleted q-entries.
More information is in the VSE/POWER Application Programming book. You can download it from our docu