Displaying Product Messages
Use the MESSAGE DISPLAY screen to view the contents of a message, the software module producing the message, some details of system action, and suggested response on your part.
Note: The CICS® Interface messages use the prefix SCCS to distinguish them from non-CICS IBM® Connect:Direct® messages.
- To access the MESSAGE DISPLAY screen, type MD and
press ENTER on the PRIMARY MENU screen. (The MD option is completed
as part of CICS transaction
processing and does not require access to the IBM Connect:Direct DTF
Following is an example.
MESSAGE DISPLAY 06:15:43 node.name MESSAGE ID ==> __________ MODULE ID ==> SHORT TEXT==> LONG TEXT==> ==> ==> ==> ==> ==> ==> ==> ==> ==> PF keys: 1 Help 2 Msg 3 Exit 4 Menu 6 Id
- To display a message type its 8-character string in the
MESSAGE ID field and press ENTER.
The following table describes the system fields for the MESSAGE DISPLAY screen:
Field Description MODULE ID 64-character field contains the name of the software module that produced the message. SHORT TEXT 64-character field contains the short version of the message as it is displayed when sent. LONG TEXT Fields of twelve 64-character lines contain the long version of the message, with further descriptions of system action and suggested responses.