MAINFRAME ZOS V1R8 UPGRADE
(effective June 4, 2007)
New Features and Functions for IOF and SAR
New IOF Features
To read release notes on
new features enter ? at command line on Main IOF Menu (=I.). Some
changes with this version are:
- Main Menu now displays only functions
that you are allowed to access
- Option Menu Commands accepted on all IOF
example, enter r from the output panel and you will navigate to the running
jobs panel. You no longer need to enter the jump command (=i.r) or
- FIND enhancements
available on list panels
FIND string FIRST/LAST/NEXT/PREVIOUS
FIRST, LAST, NEXT, and PREVIOUS keywords have been added.
and SECTION are seldom used, so they have been made optional keyword parms
rather than positional parms.
HELP to determine section names.
the name and usage of a field, enter FIELD at the command line and
right-click (with your mouse) on any field/column heading. A pop-up
window will display the field name and where it can be used.
- Sort enhancements available on list panels
The SORT field
has been removed from the IOF Option Menu. The new SORT features include:
fields are now accepted on SORT command
are saved in the user's profile
by selecting field/column with cursor
sort fields from a menu
sort fields are now displayed on HELP panels
without saving in profile
obtain a short list of SORT options from a list panel, type SORT at
the command line and press <ENTER>. You can also access the SORT
HELP from this menu by entering SORT at the command line and pressing
display the name and usage of a field, enter FIELD at the command line
and right-click (with your mouse) on any field/column heading. A
pop-up window will display the field name and where it can be used.
New Sysout Archival Retrieval (SAR) Features
asterisk (*) is treated as a wild card and will be the
default criteria for most fields. For some columns, removing the
asterisk will cause the Filter Field to display blanks for that column. For
example, for the Xcode field (return code), a blank is a valid displayed
Xcode; removing the asterisk in the Xcode filter field will return all
selections showing blank Xcode.
2: Adding a Filter to your selection list may return no selections that match that filter. When this occurs, the message "No sysout selected" displays in the upper right corner of the screen and only the Filter Field column will display.
the PF1 HELP key from the Sysout Selection
within SAR for a complete list of all available column names and filter
types (numeric/alpha); many filter examples are also provided.
Sort Features/Options (from
Sysout Selection List)
The selection list can now be
sorted from the command line. Up to two fields may be used. The
SORT field1 field2