Preparing to customize Z Abend Investigator

This section tells you how to customize Z Abend Investigator for your particular installation, and how to set up global default options. There are times when you might want to set or change an option just for one job or reanalysis. Real-time analysis and The Z Abend Investigator ISPF interface tells you how to adjust options in this case.

The global default options affect the way in which Z Abend Investigator runs. For example, there are options to indicate what jobs should be analyzed, how much detail should be provided in the reports, and where compiler listings and side files can be located.

Before you can customize Z Abend Investigator, you have to install it. SMP/E installation instructions are found in Program Directory for HCL Z Abend Investigator.

Installation-wide default options are contained in the parmlib member HFZCNF00.

As part of the analysis process, Z Abend Investigator attempts to find compiler listings or side files. Providing compiler listings or Z Abend Investigator side files suggests how to store listings or create and store side files, so that they are available to Z Abend Investigator. This section also tells you which compiler options are required for HFZLANGX processing.

It is a requirement for Z Abend Investigator that REXX support is available via the standard MVS™ search path, if REXX user exits are called, or if diagnostic tracing is requested via the HFZTRACE DDname.

The tasks described in the following assume that Z Abend Investigator was installed into target libraries with a high-level qualifier of HFZ. If you used a different high-level qualifier for your installation of Z Abend Investigator, then substitute your high-level qualifier for HFZ.