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Printing a dump

z/OS MVS JCL Reference

To print a dump for either a SYSABEND or SYSUDUMP DD statement, code one of the following on the DD statement for the output data set:
  • A UNIT parameter that specifies a printer.
  • The SYSOUT parameter that specifies a print output class.
To print a dump for a SYSMDUMP DD statement, use the following program:
This program is described in z/OS MVS IPCS User's Guide. When using IPCS, the data set disposition affects the collection of events.

If you print the dump in a JES3 system on a 3800 Printing Subsystem, code CHARS=DUMP for a dump with 204 characters per line and FCB=STD3 for 8 lines per inch.

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