Log and setup analysis using FEKLOGS
The RSED start task supports the MODIFY LOGS operator
command to collect z/OS® Explorer host
logs and setup information. The collected data is placed in a z/OS UNIX file,
$TMPDIR is the value of the
your z/OS system name and
the name of the RSED started task.
By default, only the server logs are collected. The following command options allow you to collect different logs.
|USER||Collect log files for the specified user ID’s.|
|AUDIT||Collect audit logs.|
|NOSERVER||Do not collect server logs.|
By default, all available log files are collected. The RANGE command option allows you to limit this selection to those log files that were updated in the last given number of hours.
z/OS Explorer will
query your security product for access permits to
to determine if the requestor is allowed to collect the specified
logs. By default, the requestor is the RSED started task user ID,
OWNER option is specified. Only the requestor
has access to the file holding the collected data.
To collect data before the RSED started task can start, z/OS Explorer provides
a sample job,
FEKLOGS, which gathers all z/OS UNIX log
files as well as z/OS Explorer installation
and configuration information.
FEKLOGS is located in
unless you specified a different location when you customized and
FEK.SFEKSAMP(FEKSETUP). See "Customization setup" in
the Host Configuration Guide (SC27-8437) for
The customization of
FEKLOGS is described within
the JCL. The customization encompasses the provision of a few key