QMGTOOLS: System Snapshot (SYSSNAP)
Assist in collecting general information about the iSeries for technical support.
Diagnosing the problem
The MustGather tools library (QMGTOOLS) contains a program to assist in collecting general information about the iSeries from a command line interface. Data collected is as follows :
PALS - PAL entries with statistics and HEX data QHST
PTF/GRPPTF - PTF and group PTF information SYSTEM VALUES
CALL QSYS/QLZARCAPI - partition capacity information
TCP info - routes, host table, interfaces, connections status, TCP attributes
List DDM Server Authorities
WRKSBS - Work with subsystems
DDM server lowest authentication method
Dump system entry point table
FLASHLEVELS SST macro
LLHISTORYLOG SST macro
OPSCONSOLE SST macro
DMPSYSOBJ for QGPL
XSM information (SST macros)
QWCCRTEC - prints report on time spent in IPL
Note: This list is dynamic. If a new data set is added to the system snapshot command, that will be added to the list of collected items.
Resolving the problem
NOTE : DO NOT USE *IFS FOR OUTPUT IF USING AN QMGTOOLS BUILD DATE LESS THAN 11/10/2014
|1.||If the QMGTOOLS toolkit has not yet been installed, you should refer to the following document for information on how to download and install the QMGTOOLS toolkit on your IBM i server. The following URL is contains additional information.
|2.||Add QMGTOOLS to the your library list (ADDLIBLE QMGTOOLS) and type GO MG.|
|3.||Go into the Misc Tools option. In this example, it is Option 9.
|4.||In the Misc Tools menu, choose System Snapshot.
||The options are as follows:
|6.||Once completed, you will receive a notification similar to that below regarding where the data is stored. If you do not see that, check your joblog. The data is stored in a save file.
|Operating System||IBM i 7.2|
|Operating System||IBM i 7.1|
|Operating System||IBM i 6.1|
|Operating System||IBM i 7.3|
More support for:
Software version: 6.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3
Operating system(s): IBM i
Reference #: N1010353
Modified date: 25 June 2013
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