CA Log Analyzer does not honor EXTERNAL (Y) PLA member option with UTILITY (APPLY).

Document ID : KB000007086
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

Executing CA Log Analyzer for DB2 for z/OS (PLA) to generate a load format file with the UTILITY (APPLY) option.  The EXTERNAL (Y) specification in the PLA member of hlvl.CDBAPARM is not being honored.

The EXTERNAL (Y) option in the PLA member will external decimal and integer columns in the generated load file.

 

Resolution:

The EXTERNAL (Y) PLA member option affects the UTILITY (LOAD) and UTILITY (FLOAD) load format options only.