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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Save and Restore
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 4, 2017

New MONMSG For a CPF message

Saving SAVLIB(*ALLUSR) SPLFDTA(*ALL)

Looking at my nightsave joblog:
1. I got a CPD33A8 (diagnostic) that save could not be completed because of open spoolfile  In understand and this is right for me
2. Next we got a CPF3771 (diagnostic) that … objects saved, 0 not saved. I understand and this is right for me also.
3. At the end we got a CPF3777 (escape), …. Libraries saved, 1 partically saved, 0 not saved  I understand but I can't use the MONMSG on CPF3777 to trigger a send message or not because I don't know on that moment which objects are not saved (PF, DTAARA or spoolfile……….), in case of an open spoolfile I don't want to send the message in other cases in want to send a error message

What I could do is looping through the message looking for a CPF3771 and looking if parameter &2 is zero………..


Use Case:

I want to use a MONMSG to skip error related to spool files which can't been saved.


Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Mar 10, 2020

    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.
    There is a work-around. Consider using the OUTPUT parameter to determine what did not get saved.

  • Guest
    Mar 12, 2018

    IBM has received the requirement and is evaluating it. IBM will provide a response after evaluation is complete.