EPC - End Processing user exit parameter list

Table 1. EPC data area.

This table has 6 columns and 2 header rows. In the first header row, the "Offsets" heading spans columns 1 and 2. The "Offsets" heading has 2 subheadings in the second header row: "Dec" in column 1 and "Hex" in column 2.

Offsets Type Access Len Name and description
Dec Hex
0 (0) CHAR R/O 4 VERSION

Parameter list version (currently 0002).

4 (4) CHAR R/O 4 (Reserved)
8 (8) CHAR R/W 1 IS_DUPLICATE

This parameter is a duplicate fault (Y/N).

9 (9) CHAR R/W 1 SUPPRESS_MINIDUMP

Suppress minidump (Y/N).

This flag is set by Z Abend Investigator based on the MaxMinidumpPages option setting and the expected minidump pages for this fault. It can be overridden by an End Processing user exit.

10 (A) CHAR R/O 1 (Reserved)
11 (B) CHAR R/W 1 SUPPRESS_FAULT_ENTRY

If real-time, suppress history file fault entry, or if fault entry refresh, do not update the history file fault entry (Y/N).

12 (C) CHAR R/O 15 (Reserved)
26 (1A) CHAR R/O 5 MINUTES_SINCE_LAST_DUP
Number of minutes elapsed since recording of last duplicate fault (nnnnn). If blank, no duplicate fault was found.
Note: The maximum value of 99999 is used whenever the number of minutes exceeds the limit of this field.
31 (1F) CHAR R/O 1 ANALYSIS_SUCCESSFUL

Successful analysis (Y/N).

The criteria for successful analysis are the following:
  • No error messages issued.
  • Identification of the source line of code for the point of failure.
32 (20) CHAR R/O 88 (Reserved)
120 (78) CHAR R/W 1 SUPPRESS_DUMP

Suppress dump (Y/N).

This flag affects the suppression of the MVS™ system dump or CICS® transaction dump. For details, see Dump suppression.

121 (79) CHAR R/O 63 (Reserved)