SMF Type 2 Record
This table shows the record layout for type 2 SMF records
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Record length. This field and the next field (total of four bytes) form the RDW (record descriptor word). See “Standard SMF Record Header” on page 13-1 for a detailed description.
Segment descriptor (see record length field).
System indicator: Bit Meaning When Set 0-2 Reserved 3-6 Version indicators* 7 Reserved.*See “Standard SMF Record Header” on page 13-1 for a detailed description.
Record type 2 (X'02').
Time since midnight, in hundredths of a second, when the record was moved into the dump data set.
Date when the record was moved into the dump date set, in the form 0cyydddF. See “Standard SMF Record Header” on page 13-1 for a detailed description.
System identification (from the SID parameter).
The table above is based on the description provided by IBM in its "MVS Systems Management Facilities (SMF)" manual.