Vanguard Administrator Little Known Features (by me) Contents Data Set Reports Roll Your Own Vanguard Batch Multiple Reports Quick Gen VMail – <email> – CSV Subject EMAILATTACHNAME Data Set Report Access Permission – Option 4 (Access Lists) only – Look for anybody who has above READ access – Best useful in batch User/Group Access – Option 3 or 4 (Access Lists) only – Look for userids on access lists SECLABEL / Level (recommended by Bob Hansen) – Display ‘special’ datasets – Use of Level to designate ‘special’ dataset profile – APF Access Permission Access Permission Extended Access List Reports Option 7 of Data Set Reports Just like Option 4 but enters Quickgen automatically Extended Access List Reports QuickGen by Default RYO Batch Batch/On-line: B Generates Batch JCL Specify B Browse Split screen and edit file for Vanguard jobs Edit new member and copy Vanguard JCL Quick Gen statements also found in VSQGSVxx DD statement (ISRDDN) Multiple Reports Roll-Your-Own Batch PRNT file – Pre-defined Dataset DISP=MOD Add additional report statements to SYSIN DD statement Multiple Reports - Example //SYSIN DD * REPORT(CICS SEGMENT OPERID(150) REPORT(END) REPORT(CICS SEGMENT) OPERID(392) REPORT(END) VMAIL Option to e-mail report directly to end user SMTP Update EMAILOPT member in VANOPTS – JES2 node but default probably okay Update EMAILLST – One or more e-mail addresses Example – DISTLIST=Jeff – [email protected] QuickGen E-Mail / CSV Example //VSSQGIN DD * <EMAIL VMAIL=YES FORMAT=TXT> <SUBJECT>Important Report </EMAIL> <CSV> &USERID;&USERNAME;&LOGPROC </CSV> VMAIL Example //VMAIL DD * TO(Jeff) SUBJECT(TSO SUMMARY) FROM([email protected]) : : EMAILATTACHNAME(TSO.SUMMARY) VMAIL Example This example will produce 2 e-mails One is the report in Vanguard standard format report. One is the report in CSV format. Both show FROM parameter as sender Both File Names from //VMAIL EMAILATTACHNAME () Standard Report Subject from //SYSIN REPORT() CSV Report Subject from <email> <subject> Alternate E-MAIL CSV Example //VSSQGIN DD * <email vmail=no format=txt> <to> [email protected] </to> <subject>Important Report <text> TSO Summary Report CSV </text> </email> <csv> &USERID;&USERNAME;&LOGPROC </csv> Alternate E-Mail Example Same are previous except attachment name QuickGen.txt Currently no way to change VMAIL Example – CSV Report V-MAIL Example - Standard Report Related Maintenance VS48197 (Q110) Administrator's User Guide was updated to document the usage of the 'vmail' parameter in the QuickGen Tag Language section in Appendix A. The 'vmail' parameter will allow the QuickGen email To, From and Subject values to be obtained from the standard VMAIL parameters specified for the job. Note:this only applies to batch QuickGen processing. More Maintenance VS48200 (Q110) Administrator User Guide has been updated to include the new batch Dataset report, DATASET ACCESS QUICKGEN REPORTS, which provide ad hoc and custom reporting capabilities via QuickGen Custom report feature.