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Status Delivered
Workspace IBM i
Categories PTF and Service
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 23, 2019

Add support to PRTTRC to sort by *TIME

The PRTTRC has a parameter, SORT, that has two options: *TIME and *THREAD.

Attempting to sort by *TIME results in CPF98FF, Function currently not supported. Cause: *TIME Not supported. We intend to provide this function at a future date.

This has been this way for years. Please provide the support to sort by time.

Use Case:

I am tracing two jobs that interact with each other and I want to review the trace data in time order, not thread order.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    May 3, 2022
    The PRTTRC command has been updated to allow SORT with the *TIME option.

    IBM Power Systems Development
  • Guest
    Mar 10, 2021

    .This request is planned to be delivered in a future release.

  • Guest
    Jan 14, 2020

    The CAAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a medium priority requirement that should be addressed. This broken function should be completed.

    Background: The COMMON Americas Advisory Council (CAAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CAAC has a key role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community, and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    For more information about CAAC, see

    For more details about CAAC's role with RFEs, see

    Nancy Uthke-Schmucki - CAAC Program Manager

  • Guest
    Jan 3, 2020

    This function is being considered for a future release.