PM77438: NEW FUNCTION

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APAR status

  • Closed as new function.

Error description

  • New Function
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All users of the IBM Communications Server   *
    *                 for z/OS Version 1 Release 12: CSSMTP        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The Date: header line is automatically  *
    *                      added when it is missing from a mail    *
    *                      message.  In some circumstances this    *
    *                      is undesirable.                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    The Date: header line is automatically added by CSSMTP when it
    is missing from a mail message.  In some circumstances this
    is undesirable.
    
    A new configuration statement and parameter are added to control
    the creation of the Date: header.
    
    Header
    {
     Date  Yes    #Create the date: header (default)
    #Date  No     #Do not create the missing date header
    }
    +-------------------------------------------------------------+
    + Please check our Communications Server for OS/390 homepages +
    + for common networking tips and fixes.  The URL for these    +
    + homepages can be found in Informational APAR II11334.       +
    +-------------------------------------------------------------+
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

  • A new configuration statement and parameter are added to control
    the creation of the Date: header.
    
    Header
    {
     Date  Yes    #Create the date: header (default)
    #Date  No     #Do not create the missing date header
    }
    
    The following are the documentation updates:
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    IP User's Guide and Commands, SC31-8780-09
    
    8.5 DATA command: Define the following information as data
    
    Results:
    
    ....
    
    
    o  If the headers of the mail in a batch SMTP command are not
       explicitly specified with the DATE record, the CSSMTP
       application adds one.  This behavior can be modified with
       the Header statement in the configuration. See "31.x Header
       statement" in the "IP Configuration Reference".
    
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    IP Configuration Reference, SC31-8776-18
    Chapter 31
    
    Update section 31.3.1 CSSMTP configuration statements
    to list the Header statement in table 108.
    
    31.3.1 CSSMTP configuration statements
    
    
    Table 108 lists CSSMTP configuration file statements.
    
                                        Update
    Configuration             Required  allowed
    file                      or        by modify
    statement     Default     optional  refresh    Purpose
    ---------------------------------------------------------------
    
    ....
    
    Header        * Date Yes  Optional  Yes        Specifies the
                                                   action to be
                                                   taken when
                                                   creating RFC 2822
                                                   Mail headers.
    
    Add the following section after section 31.7
    
    31.x Header statement
    
    Use the Header statement to change the behavior of CSSMTP when
    creating RFC 2822 Mail headers.
    
    Syntax
    
    >>__Header__| Put Braces and Parameters on Separate Lines |_><
    
    Put Braces and Parameters on Separate Lines:
    |__ _{______________________ _______________________________|
       |_| Header Parameters  |_|
       |_}______________________|
    
    Header Parameters:
        _Date YES______
    |__|_______________|________________________________________|
       |_Date__ _YES_ _|
               |_NO__|
    
    Date
         Specifies if the Date: header is to be added by CSSMTP
         if it is missing.
    
         NO
             The Date: header is not inserted into the mail message
             by CSSMTP
    
         YES
             The Date: header is inserted into the mail message by
             CSSMTP.  This is the default.
    

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM77438

  • Reported component name

    TCP/IP V3 MVS

  • Reported component ID

    5655HAL00

  • Reported release

    1C0

  • Status

    CLOSED UR1

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    YesSpecatt / New Function

  • Submitted date

    2012-11-20

  • Closed date

    2012-11-29

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-06

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    PM74086

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • EZAMLCFP EZAMLJSP HHHMLCFG HHHMLCFP
    

Publications Referenced
SC31877618 SC31878009      

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TCP/IP V3 MVS

  • Fixed component ID

    5655HAL00

Applicable component levels

  • R1C0 PSY UK92331

       UP13/04/17 P F304

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More support for:

z/OS family

Software version:

1C0

Operating system(s):

z/OS

Reference #:

PM77438

Modified date:

2013-05-06

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