Sample Report from SMF 100 Records (IFCID=1)
Showing IFC Destination Statistics
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The sample SMF report below was created with Spectrum SMF Writer,
the low-cost 4GL SMF report writer. It reads as input the SMF file and selects just the type 100 DB2 accounting records with IFCID = 1. (See SMF 100 record layout.) It then prints a report line for each IFC destination entry found in these DB2 statistics records. (Note that each SMF record has a variable number of the QWSB sections containing the IFC destination information.) The report shows various error counts by destination.
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