How to assure that my MVS debugging tool does not limit creating a full SYSMDUMP?

Document ID : KB000011151
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

How to assure that my MVS debugging tool does not limit creating a full SYSMDUMP?

 

Environment:
z/OS
Answer:

To dynamically disable an MVS debugging tool that could prevent creation of a full SYSMDUMP, you can add any of the DD DUMMY JCL statement(s) for the related product to your runtime execution:

 //IDIOFF DD DUMMY IBM FAULT ANALYZER OFF       
 //IDIREPRT DD DUMMY IBM FAULT ANALYZER OFF 
 //ABNLIGNR DD DUMMY ABEND-AID OFF
 //ESPYIBM DD DUMMY EYE-SPY OFF
 //CAOESTOP DD DUMMY CA-OPT II & CA-SYMDUMP OFF
 //DMBENAN DD DUMMY TURN OFF DUMPMASTER
 //PSPOFF DD DUMMY TURN OFF SOFTWORKS PERFORMANCE ESSENTIAL