Defining a Logrec Log Stream

First of all and before defining a Logrec log stream, the Systems Programmer should make sure that the system in question was IPLed with a Logrec data set initialized by IFCDIP00. If this is not the case, you cannot change the Logrec recording medium from LOGSTREAM to DATASET using the […]


How to define the Logrec Data Set SYS1.LOGREC

If you want to define a Logrec Data Set, you must first allocate it and then initialize it. //IFCDIP00 JOB CLASS=A,MSGLEVEL=(1,1),MSGCLASS=X,NOTIFY=&SYSUID //*—————————————————————— //*  CREATE A NEW LOGREC DATASET AND INITIALIZE IT //*—————————————————————— //IFCDIP00 EXEC PGM=IFCDIP00 //SERERDS  DD  DSN=SYS1.LOGREC,DISP=(,CATLG), //         VOL=SER=MVSRES,UNIT=3390,SPACE=(CYL,3,,CONTIG) /* In this example we create and initialize Logrec Data […]

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Setting up Virtual Hosts on WampServer

If you’re a web developer you know how fantastic WampServer is in allowing you to have Apache, MySQL and PHP server locally under Windows. This allows you to test all your websites locally before you upload them into the “real” server. Now, the problem is that by default if you […]


The Logrec

Every system is prone for problems and errors and mainframe is no exception. On a mainframe system whenever a hardware failure, selected software errors, and selected system conditions occurs, the system records information about the error in the Logrec data set or the Logrec log stream. As a Systems Programmer […]