Tracking of tape device sharing activity (TAPE: PLEX)

This table shows the data collected for the record type TAPE (TapeSHARE for MainView AutoOPERATOR component), subtype PLEX. These records are collected in intervals.

This record contains information about partner to partner communication such as how often a partner requested devices from the other partners, how long it took for a device to be shared, and so on.

Table 1. TAPE:PLEX records

Data item name

Max. field length

Type of data

Description

NUMBER OF PARTNERS

8

numeric

number of partners that were in the TapeSHARE plex when the data was collected

For every partner in this record, statistics will be kept in subsections of this record. The PARTNER NODE NAME field separates each subsection.

Each subsection has 9 fields of data (see the field for NUMBER OF FIELDS FOR THIS PARTNER). If this value is 6, there will be 6 subsections of data.

NUMBER OF FIELDS FOR THIS PARTNER

2

numeric

number of fields of data for this partner

PARTNER NODE NAME

8

character

node name of the partner

TARGET PARTNER NAME

8

character

name of the TapeSHARE partner

TARGET SMF NAME

8

character

SMF system name of the target partner

SYSPLEX NAME

4

character

MVS SYSPLEX name of this partner as defined in the ECVT control block

TARGET SSID NAME

4

character

SSID (subsystem ID) of the target partner

AO VERSION LEVEL

5

numeric

version level of MainView AutoOPERATOR running on the target partner

This level is the same value as in the header portion of the record.

TAPESHARE LEVEL

1

numeric

internal level of TapeSHARE that is running on the target partner

TIME WAITED

12

numeric

amount of time (in seconds) spent waiting for a TAKE

TAKE REQUESTS

12

numeric

number of TAKE requests made from this target

SUCCESSFUL TAKES

12

numeric

number of successful TAKE requests made for this target

GIVE REQUESTS

12

numeric

number of GIVE requests made from this target

SUCCESSFUL GIVES

12

numeric

number of successful GIVE requests made for this target

Figure 1 is a sample data record for TAPE: PLEX for one interval.

Figure 1. Sample data record for TAPE, Subtype=PLEX

/* SAMPLE RECORD FOR TYPE TAPE, SUB TYPE PLEX        */
SYSC,DSHC,410,LOCAL,'YYYY0620','18:00',10,TAPE,PLEX,'YYYY0620','17:50',
   2,12,'SYSG','SYSG','$GCIS','$GCIS','$GCIS','410',0,0,1,1,3,1,
   'SYSF','SYSF','$FCIS','$FCIS','$FCIS','410',0,0,1,0,0,0,EOR

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