DCMT DISPLAY MESSAGE Command

DCMT DISPLAY MESSAGE allows you to examine messages stored in the DDLDCMSG area of the data dictionary.
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DCMT DISPLAY MESSAGE allows you to examine messages stored in the DDLDCMSG area of the data dictionary.
This article describes the following information:
 
 
Syntax
►►─── DCMT ─┬───────────────────┬─────────────────────────────────────────────► └─
broadcast-parms
─┘ ►─── Display MESsage
message-id
─────────────────────────────────────────────►◄
Parameters
  •  
    broadcast-parms
    Indicates to execute the DCMT command on all or a list of data sharing group members.
     For more information about broadcasting and 
    broadcast-parms
     syntax, see the section How to Broadcast System Tasks.
  •  
    MESsage
    Displays information about the specified message.
    •  
       
      message-id
       
      The ID of a message stored in the data dictionary.
Usage
The following information is displayed for the specified message:
 
Field
 
 
Value
 
Message ID
The eight byte identifier of the message
The following information is displayed for each line of the message:
 
Field
 
 
Value
 
Line
Line number
Severity
Severity level (displayed only for the first line of a message)
Destination
The destination of the message:
LOG
OPERATOR
TERMINAL
NULL
O.S. Dest Code
z/OS system descriptor code
O.S. Route Code
z/OS system routing code
ID
Terminal ID for destination ID (if present)
Message Text
The text of the message
Comments
Comments on the meaning of the message and a recommended course of action
Example
 
DCMT DISPLAY MESSAGE message-id
 
MESSAGE ID DC260004 LINE 1 SEVERITY 0 DESTINATION NULL O.S. DEST CODE 0 O.S. ROUTE CODE 0 MESSAGE TEXT INVALID SYNTAX TOKEN FOUND DEFINITION DC260004 INVALID SYNTAX TOKEN FOUND The user issued a DCMT command that was constructed illogically. Reissue the DCMT command using a valid construction. COMMENTS Module(s) = RHDCMT00 Additional information...
 
More Information
 
  • For more information about how to define messages in the data dictionary, see documentation of the MESSAGE statement in the 
    IDD DDDL Reference section
    .
  • For more information about DC/UCF messages, see the 
    Messages and Codes documentation
    .