SUPPRESS_DUMPS—Suppress tableBASE Messages and Dumps

Specifies whether to suppress tableBASE messages and dumps when an abend occurs.

This option applies only to the CICS environment.

Values for this parameter can be NONE or SYMPATHETIC. The delivered default is SUPPRESS_DUMPS=NONE.

The following is a description of each parameter value:

  • NONE indicates that all tableBASE messages and dumps will be produced.
  • SYMPATHETIC indicates tableBASE error messages and dumps (TBDUMP and tableBASE CICS dumps) will be suppressed if a transaction abends outside tableBASE code (i.e., in the associated application code, or in some other non-tableBASE code). Any abends occurring within tableBASE code will still produce the tableBASE error messages and dumps.