Processing the repository

There are several ways that you can process a repository.
  • Create a repository catalog

    A repository catalog is created when you install Fast Path Analyzer/EP or Fast Path Online Analyzer/EP. However, you might want to have more than one repository catalog. If you want to create an additional repository catalog, you must allocate a VSAM KSDS to store it, then initialize it by executing the PFPEPR00 offline utility program using the PROCESS_EPR command.

  • Create and modify allocation rules

    You can set up allocation rules using the PROCESS_EPR command and its associated subcommands and keywords available in PFPEPR00. You can also list, modify, or delete allocation rules.

  • Activate repository processing

    Repository processing is activated when requested during execution of either an online or offline analysis process.

  • Manage the statistics catalog entries

    You can perform maintenance on the repository as needed using the PROCESS_EPR command and its associated subcommands and keywords available in the PFPEPR00 offline utility program. It also includes adding, listing or deleting statistics catalog entries for statistics data sets.

  • Retrieve statistics from the repository

    Several methods are available for retrieving information from the repository to generate reports or create a historical file for other analysis mechanisms.

  • Use Fast Path Manager/EP ISPF panels

    You can use Fast Path Manager/EP ISPF panels as an optional method to view the repository catalog, delete statistics catalog entries from the repository catalog, or request reports.

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