Generate Reports

To generate log reports, select one or more reports to generate in the Process Log ISPF interface, specify report generation criteria, and submit the job for execution.
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To generate log reports, select one or more reports to generate in the Process Log ISPF interface, specify report generation criteria, and submit the job for execution.
You can also customize the DML and DDL report forms to reuse the customized layout for most frequently used reports.
Follow these steps:
  1. Select
    1
    (Process Log) from the
    CA Log Analyzer™ for DB2 for z/OS
     Main Menu and press Enter.
    The Report Specification panel appears.
  2. Select one or more reports to generate, optionally select the Generate Log Label option, and press PF3 (End).
    The Report Options panel appears.
  3. Enter
    R
    in the Format Output field. Specify other report options and press PF3 (End). 
    Continue until the Report Specification panel reappears.
    If you selected Generate Log Label, specify also the log label parameters in the Generate Log Label panel.
  4. Press PF3 (End) again.
    The Report Source Specifications panel appears.
  5. Specify the log data to analyze by entering the starting and ending parameters under LOG PROCESSING RANGE and the data sources to use under SOURCE OPTIONS.
    To enter a log label name or a date/time expression that exceeds the field length in the panel, enter a slash (
    /
    ) in the field and press Enter. The expanded field pops up. Enter the value in the field and press PF3 (End).
    Press PF3 (End) again.
    The Output Specifications panel appears.
  6. Define the specifications for the generated output and press PF3 (End).
    Continue until the Report Submission panel appears.
    The extract file contains the log data that is analyzed for the report. You can save the extract file to a data set and then reuse it for subsequent analysis. Saving the file lets you avoid rereading the log when generating further reports on the same data.Press PF3 (End).
  7. Submit the job using
    one
    of the following options:
    • O
      (online mode)
    • B
      (batch mode)
  8. (Optional) Save the report settings as a strategy for later submission.