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SMF Type 23 Record

This table shows the record layout for type 23 SMF records
(SMF Status).

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Purpose: Record type 23 is written at the interval specified by the STATUS keyword in SMFPRMxx. It records SMF statistics collected during the reporting interval.

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SMF Type 23 Record -- SMF Status
Offset
(Dec.)
Offset
(Hex)
NameLengthFormatDescription
00SMF23LEN2binary
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.
22SMF23SEG2binary
Segment descriptor (see record length field).
44SMF23FLG1binary
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.
55SMF23RTY1binary
Record type 23 (X'17').
66SMF23TME4binary
Time since midnight, in hundredths of a second, when the record was moved to the SMF buffer.
10ASMF23DTE4packed
Date when the record was moved into the SMF buffer, in the form 0cyydddF. See “Standard SMF Record Header” on page 13-1 for a detailed description.
14ESMF23SID4EBCDIC
System identification (from the SID parameter).
1812--2binary
Reserved.
2014SMF23POF4binary
Offset to product section from start of record, including the record descriptor word (RDW).
2418SMF23PLN2binary
Length of product section.
261ASMF23PON2binary
Number of product sections.
281CSMF23SOF4binary
Offset to system section from start of record, including the record descriptor word (RDW).
3220SMF23SLN2binary
Length of system section.
3422SMF23SON2binary
Number of system sections.
3624SMF23ROF4binary
Offset to SMF statistics section from start of record, including the record descriptor word (RDW).
4028SMF23RLN2binary
Length of SMF statistics section.
422ASMF23RON2binary
Number of SMF statistics sections.
Product Section
(Offset from beginning of record: SMF23POF)
00SMF23TID2binary
Subtype identification — ‘0’.
22SMF23RVN2character
Record version number — ‘02’.
44SMF23PNM8EBCDIC
Product name — ‘SMF’.
Systems Section
(Offset from beginning of record: SMF23SOF)
00SMF23INT6EBCDIC
Length of measurement interval.
66SMF23FLS4EBCDIC
Operating system release level.
10ASMF23OSL8character
MVS product name (taken from CVTPRODN).
1812SMF23TOD8binary
Time and date that the interval ended for the STATUS function, in time-of-day (TOD) format, an unsigned 64-bit fixed-point number where bit 51 is equivalent to 1 microsecond. If you requested synchronized interval recording for SMF statistics, a field in other records, similar to this field, contains the same time so you can compare this record with other records generated at the end of the same interval.
261ASMF23SYN8EBCDIC
System name (from the SYSNAME parameter in the IEASYSxx parmlib member).
3422SMF23SYP8EBCDIC
Sysplex name (from the SYSPLEX parameter in the COUPLExx parmlib member).
SMF Statistics Section
(Offset from beginning of record: SMF23ROF )
00SMF23BFW4binary
Number of buffers written.
44SMF23BFQ4binary
Maximum number of buffers used at one time.
88SMF23SUS4--
Reserved.
12CSMF23RCW4binary
Number of records written.
1610SMF23BFA4binary
Amount of each buffer allocation request.
2014SMF23BFT4binary
Total amount of buffer storage currently allocated (and recently used).
2418SMF23BFH4binary
‘High water mark’ of buffer storage allocation.
281CSMF23BFM4binary
Buffer storage maximum in effect (BUFSIZMAX binary value).
3220SMF23BFL4binary
Buffer storage usage warning level in effect (BUFUSEWARN binary value).

The table above is based on the description provided by IBM in its "MVS Systems Management Facilities (SMF)" manual.

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