Data Set Commander Version has a set of diagnostic commands that can help IBM® support personnel perform problem investigations.
The commands related to maintenance are as follows:
These commands are invoked from any main command line of any panel. Each of them is prefixed with Data Set Commander.
DSC MAINT IMAINT
The following explains each of these commands and how to use them.
MAINT creates a report that contains information such as applied APARS, current Data Set Commander version levels, and module versions. This report should normally be sent with any Data Set Commander problem report ticket (PMR).
You may enter the command
DSC MAINT (shortcut
from the main command line of any panel. It creates an
Maintenance Report in SYSOUT data set DD(IQILOGPR) of your
This command displays the
DSC Maintenance Report on
your screen. You may enter the command
IVER) from the main command line of any
DSC DIAG command (shortcut
lets you turn on the Data Set Commander tracing and function logging
facility. By default Data Set Commander runs with the tracing
Occasionally, IBM support may ask you to run a failing scenario while the Data Set Commander tracing facility is active.
DSC SNAP command (shortcut
provides you a snapshot of the current Data Set Commander in-core
trace table (if active) or of the entire region of your TSO
Typically, when IBM support asks to run with Data Set Commander trace active, you are also asked to issue a SNAP command at the end of the failing scenario in order to output the in-core data into DD(IQITRSNP) of your TSO session so that it can be sent to IBM for further analysis.