Trace commands

Trace parameter setting commands

Parameter setting commands, grouped by function, are presented in the following table.

Action Command From

Up-date the general parameters before Transfer CFT start-up 

CFTPARM

CFTUTIL 

Define the trace file or files:

  • before Transfer CFT starts 
  • during Transfer CFT operations 

CFTTRACE
or TRCFILE
 

SETTRC

CFTUTIL
CFTTRACE
 

CFTTRACE

Start information collection:

  • Transfer CFT start
  • during Transfer CFT operations 

 

CFTTRACE
 

STARTTRC

 

CFTUTIL
 

CFTTRACE

Stop information collection 

STOPTRC 

CFTTRACE 

Close files and shut down the process 

SETTRC 

CFTTRACE 

Trace command overview

The following tables are an example of the commands and parameters to be used for the various trace processes.

Defining the communication medium

Action Command Parameter Description

Define or redefine
the communication medium 

CONFIG 

FNAME 

The name of the file or mailbox 

Defining trace files

Trace file definition

Command Parameter Description

Before starting
Transfer CFT 

CFTPARM 

TRACE=identifier 

CFTTRACE command identifier 

 

CFTTRACE 

 

 

 

or TRCFILE (1) 

TYPE=TRACE 

The defined file is a trace file 

During Transfer CFT operations 

SETTRC 

MODE=CREATE or MODIFY 

 

(1): TRCFILE is used in environments which do not allow dynamic file definition.

Starting information collection

Starting information collection Command used to define the file Parameter Command to enter

When starting up Transfer CFT 

CFTTRACE 

START=CFT

 

 

TRCFILE (1) 

START=CFT 

CFTTRACE 

During Transfer CFT
operations 

CFTTRACE 

START=DELAYED 

STARTTRC 

 

SETTRC 

 

STARTTRC 

(1): TRCFILE is used in environments which do not allow dynamic file definition.

Stopping collection - close the file and shutdown the process

Action Define the file with Enter the command

Stop information collection 

CFTTRACE 

STOPTRC

 

SETTR 

STOPTRC 

Stop collection, close the files and shutdown the process 

CFTTRACE 

STOPTRC
and
SETTRC MODE=DELETE

 

SETTRC 

SETTRC MODE=DELETE 

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