How can I exclude multiple system abend codes from dump capture?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

How can I exclude multiple system abend codes from dump capture?

Exclude specific abend code can be reduce storage space of the dump repository file.(HLQ.PRTLIB)

The Default option table of CAOETABL has macro CAOETXCL's ABNDCDE for specific abend code.

 

Answer:

CAOETABL is the CA SymDump Batch default options module for the abend Handler-Reporter.

You can specify customized exclusion criteria in macro CAOETXCL.
One of the parameters is ABNDCDE which is used to exclude system abend codes from dump capture. Each entry is exactly three bytes in length.

The Sample below will exclude S0C4, S0C7 and S806 abends from dump capture.

         CAOETXCL ABNDCDE=(0C4,0C7,806),
              ACCOUNT=,    
              JOBNAME=,    
              PGMNAME=,    
              SMFIDS=,    
              SUBSYS=,    
              USRABND=

Data set HLQ.CARXJCL contains JCL member CAOETABL. This member is used to assemble and link the product defaults.

After assembled CAOETABL requires restart the CA SymDump Batch runtime.(Run CAS9 with RX91TERM to terminate runtime and then RX91INIT to initialize runtime.)

 

Additional Information:

The CA SymDump Batch install guide, Appendix C: Installation Options:
Reference to Abend Handler/Reporter, Exclusion Options section.