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SI54184 - OSP-OTHER-INCORROUT SF D JOURNAL ENTRIES DO NOT ALWAYS CONTA

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Abstract

OSP-OTHER-INCORROUT SF D JOURNAL ENTRIES DO NOT ALWAYS CONTA


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TYPE PROGRAM  REL  NUMBER   MIN/MAX  OPTION
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NONE



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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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The SF D audit journal entries generated when a spooled file is
deleted sometimes contains the output queue name and library,
and sometimes it is blank.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE59853 :
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This problem occurs if a printer file with SCHEDULE(*IMMED) is
opened and then closed without any records written to the file,
and if the resulting empty spooled file gets selected by a
writer before the printer file is closed.  (closing the printer
file deletes the empty spooled file)

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE59853 :
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Change or override the printer file to SCHEDULE(*FILEEND) or
HOLD(*YES) to prevent a writer from selecting the open spooled
file.


Activation Instructions


None.




Special Instructions


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PTF HAS ALREADY BEEN APPLIED AND ITS SPECIAL INSTRUCTION FOLLOWED,
IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO FOLLOW THAT SPECIAL INSTRUCTION AGAIN.
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SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF SI50975 :
=================================================

If you do not wish to change the behavior of the WRKSPLF, WRKOUTQ, and
WRKJOB send options, nothing needs to be done.

To change the "1=Send" option on the WRKSPLF, WRKOUTQ, and WRKJOB
OPTION(*SPLF) panels to use SNDTCPSPLF instead of SNDNETSPLF, add a new
environment variable QIBM_SNDSPLF_OPT with a value of 'TCP'.  The
environment variable name and its value must be uppercase, and may be
set at the *SYS level or *JOB, or both.  Example:
> ADDENVVAR ENVVAR(QIBM_SNDSPLF_OPT) VALUE(TCP) LEVEL(*SYS)

To change option 1 back to SNDNETSPLF, remove the environment variable,
or change its value to something other than 'TCP'.  Example:
> CHGENVVAR ENVVAR(QIBM_SNDSPLF_OPT) VALUE(SNA) LEVEL(*JOB)
> MONMSG MSGID(CPFA981)

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUPERSEDED PTF SI43471 :
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The CPYSPLF command now supports copying spooled files into the
integrated file system. The spooled file can optionally be converted
using a workstation customizing object. This allows the spooled file
to be converted to other formats.  To convert the spooled files to
Portable Document Format (PDF), you must also install licensed
program 5770TS1 "IBM Transform Services for i" and "Transforms - AFP
to PDF Transform"

To take advantage of this new function, specify the new *TOSTMF
special value on the CPYSPLF TOFILE parameter.  The spooled file
will be converted based on the workstation customizing object
specified in the Workstation customizing object (WSCST) parameter
and the output placed in the stream file specified in the To stream
file (TOSTMF) parameter.

To stream file (TOSTMF)

Specifies the stream file where the output data is to be written.
All directories in the path name must exist. New directories are
not created.  This parameter must specify a value other than *NONE
if the To data base file (TOFILE) parameter is *TOSTMF.

*NONE
The output is written to a user-defined physical file. This
value is only valid if the To data base file (TOFILE)
parameter specifies a user-defined physical database file.

path-name
Specify the path name for the stream file where the output
data is to be written. This value is only valid if the To
data base file (TOFILE) parameter specifies *TOSTMF.

Note:  If the stream file exists, the CCSID associated
with the stream file will not be changed.

For more information on specifying path names, refer to "Object
naming rules" in the CL topic collection in the Programming
category in the IBM i Information Center at
http://www.ibm.com/systems/i/infocenter/.

Note:  This parameter is Unicode-enabled.  See "Unicode
support in CL" in the CL topic collection in the Programming
category in the IBM i Information Center at
http://www.ibm.com/systems/i/infocenter/ for additional
information.

Workstation customizing object (WSCST)
Specifies the workstation customizing object to use to transform
the spooled file output to final form before writing it to a
stream file.  If the To data base file (TOFILE) parameter
specifies a physical database file, the WSCST parameter is
ignored.  In order to convert a spooled file using the (WSCST)
parameter, the device type (DEVTYPE) of the spooled file must
be *SCS or *AFPDS.

*NONE
Specifies that no workstation customizing object is to be
used.

If the To data base file (TOFILE) parameter specifies *TOSTMF
and the device type of the spooled file is *AFPDS or *USERASCII,
the spooled file data will be copied directly to the stream file.
If the stream file does not exist, the associated CCSID of the
stream file will be set to 65535.

For other types of spooled files, the spooled file data will
be copied to the stream file using the Control character
(CTLCHAR) parameter to format the data. Lines will be ended
with carriage return and line feed controls to indicate record
boundaries.  If the stream file does not exist, a CCSID
obtained from the spooled file attributes will be associated
with the stream file.

If the spooled file has a CHRID attribute other than *DEVD,
the CHRID attribute will be used to select the CCSID to be
associated with the stream file. If the spooled file has a
CHRID attribute of *DEVD, the CCSID of the job which created
the spooled file will be used.

*PDF
The output is transformed to Portable Document Format (PDF)
before it is written into a stream file. If the stream file
does not exist, the CCSID associated with the stream file
will be set to 65535.

Qualifier 1: Workstation customizing object
name
Specify the name of the customizing object. When a named
customizing object is used and the stream file does not exist,
the CCSID associated with the stream file will be set to
65535.

Qualifier 2: Library
*LIBL
All libraries in the library list for the current thread are
searched until the first match is found.

*CURLIB
The current library for the job is used to locate the
customizing object.  If no current library entry exists in the
library list, QGPL is used.

name
Specify the name of the library where the customizing object
is located.

Stream file option (STMFOPT)
Specifies whether the copy operation replaces or fails to copy the
records to the stream file if a stream file with the specified
name already exists. If the stream file does not exist, it is
created.

*NONE
No records are copied and the operation will fail.

*REPLACE
The records replace the existing stream file records.


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Supersedes

PTF/FIX NO(S).  APAR TITLE LINE
--------------  ------------------------------------------------------------
   SI52959      OSP-TMPSTGLK-PRT AFPDS SPACE SEGMENTS NOT CLEANED UP
   SI50975      OSP-PRT WRKSPLF WRKOUTQ WRKJOB ENHANCEMENT
   SI47807      OSP CONTENTION FOR THE SPOOL CONTROL BLOCK OF A QPRTJOB
   SI47011      OSP MSGCPF3303 IMMEDIATELY AFTER USE OF QIBM_QCA_RTV_COMMAND
   SI45855      OSP MSGCPI33A2 CHANGING PAGE RANGE
   SI45855      OSP JOBS IN OUTQ STATUS ARE NOT REMOVED FROM SYSTEM WHEN ALL
   SI44645      OSP MSGCPF3303 ON CHGSPLFA AFTER CHGJOB SPLFACN(*DETACH) OF
   SI41905      OSP-OTHER-UNPRED IF ALL SPLFS FOR A QPRTJOB HAVE BEEN DELETE
   SI44670      OSP-OTHER-T/QSPCLOSE-MSGMCH2605 INTERMITTENT ERROR IN SPOOLE
   SI40885      OSP MSGMCH3601 when restoring *SPLF using BRMS in restricted
   SI39775      OSP SPOOLED FILES CREATED IN HLD STATUS IN DIFFERENT ORDER S
   SI38617      OSP MANY JOBS IN LCKW STATUS WHILE CREATING AND PRINTING SPO
   SI43471      OSP-PRT Enhancements to CPYSPLF command

Summary Information

System..............................i
Models..............................
Release.............................V7R1M0
Licensed Program...............5770SS1
APAR Fixed..........................View details for APAR SE59853
Superseded by:......................View fix details for PTF SI65826
Recompile...........................N
Library.............................QSYS
MRI Feature ........................NONE
Cum Level...........................C5142710


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Modified date:
12 September 2014