Selective Processing of SMF Data

This section explains how to access the SMF data that is managed by CA SMF Director for billing/chargeback, performance measurement, job tracking/scheduling, and other processing.
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This section explains how to access the SMF data that is managed by CA SMF Director for billing/chargeback, performance measurement, job tracking/scheduling, and other processing.
This product allows you to EXTRACT or PRINT the SMF records contained in the history file data sets with the minimal knowledge of where these history file data sets exist. Using the EXTRACT or PRINT control statements, or both, select SMF records for further processing by SMF ID (SID), record type, or date/time range.Limit the number of SMF records placed in the output file by count, or call your own user exit. Create the user exit to determine which criteria to use in select in SMF records for the output file.
The remainder of this section illustrates how to specify the JCL and control statements to extract or print SMF records in various ways.
The default file attributes for an EXTRACT file are as follows:
  • If the file is on DASD, RECFM=VBS, LRECL=32760, and BLKSIZE=27998.
  • If the file is on a tape device (including virtual tape), RECFM=VBS, LRECL=32760, and BLKSIZE=32760.
These defaults can be overridden in the DD statement.