CA View CLSL, DEST and FORM parameter usage combinations

Document ID : KB000127514
Last Modified Date : 20/02/2019
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Question:
If I specify values for all three of these initialization parameters (CLSL, DEST, FORM), will CA View process a sysout dataset if it matches "any" of these three parameters or will it only process a sysout datasets that matches on "all three" of them?

Another way to ask the same question might be...

Does specification of the CLSL, DEST and FORM initialization parameters constitute an "AND" condition or an "OR" condition relevant to CA View's ability to select a sysout dataset for processing? 
Environment:
z/OS
Answer:
- Specification of the CLSL, DEST and FORM initialization parameters constitutes an "AND" condition, not an OR condition. So, all three values would have to be MATCHED in order for CA View to process a sysout dataset.

- Specification of only the CLSL and DEST initialization parameters (leaving the FORM parameter blank) is also an "AND" condition, so the values for both the CLSL and the DEST parameters would have to be MATCHED in order for CA View to process a sysout.

- Use of any combination of CLSL, DEST and/or FORM always represents an "AND" condition.

* NOTE - Unless a value is specified, the DEFAULT value for the CLSL, DEST and FORM initialization parameters is ALL sysout classes, ALL sysout destinations and ALL sysout forms respectively.