|GC28-6712-7_OS_SMF_Rel_21.7_Apr73.pdf||File Number S360-31
Order Number GC28-6712-7 OS
Systems Reference Library
This publication provides installation managers, system programmers,
and operators with the information required to plan for, install, and use
SMF (System. Management Facilities).
SMF is an optional feature of the IBM Systemj360 Operating System
that can be selected at system generation for the Multiprogramming
with a Fixed number of Tasks (MFT) or Multiprogramming with a
Variable number of Tasks (MVT) option of the operating system.
SMF collects system, job-management, and data-management
information and links to user-written routines that can monitor the
operation of jobs or job steps.
This publication introduces basic SMF concepts; describes SMF record
formats, control program exits, and data-management requirements;
tells how to plan, write, and test user-written exit routines; tells how to
incorporate SMF into the opera|