OA43763: PDS86 TSO COMMAND CREATES FALSE USAGE FOR COBOL PROGRAMS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • The HISTORY subcommand of the PDS86 TSO command loads modules
    compiled by recognized COBOL compilers into storage so that the
    options used by the compiler can be reported.
    The TADz Usage Monitor reports this activity as usage for the
    examined COBOL programs even though the programs were not
    actually executed.
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All IBM Tivoli Asset Discovery for z/OS V7.5 *
    *                 and V8.1 customers.                          *
    *                 Users of PDS86 TSO command using the HISTORY *
    *                 subcommand to display COBOL compile options. *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: COBOL programs examined by PDS86 HIST   *
    *                      are deemed by Tivoli Asset Discovery    *
    *                      for z/OS to have been used.             *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    Programs brought into storage are deemed to have been used
    unless they were loaded by a program known to load programs
    into storage for analysis purposes.
    

Problem conclusion

  • PDS86 and its abbreviated alias of PDS will be added to the list
    of programs known to load programs into storage for analysis
    purposes.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    OA43763

  • Reported component name

    TIV ASSET DISC

  • Reported component ID

    5698B39TD

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-11-03

  • Closed date

    2013-11-28

  • Last modified date

    2014-01-02

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

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

    UA71676 UA71677

Modules/Macros

  •    HSIZFE09 HSIZMON  HSIZSRX0
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TIV ASSET DISC

  • Fixed component ID

    5698B39TD

Applicable component levels

  • R750 PSY UA71676

       UP13/12/06 P F312

  • R810 PSY UA71677

       UP13/12/06 P F312

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More support for:

Tivoli Asset Discovery for z/OS

Software version:

810

Reference #:

OA43763

Modified date:

2014-01-02

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