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CMS Data Areas
and Control Blocks

Programming Interface Information:
This information is NOT intended to be used as Programming Interfaces of z/VM. It is to be used for diagnosis only.

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ABWSECT      - Abend Recovery Workspace
ADTDSECT     -
ADTSECT      - Active Disk Table
AFTSECT      - bilingual AFT macro
ANCHSECT     - Anchor Table
AVRADR       - Volume and Device Characteristics
AWL          - Structure for anchor manip in
BATLSECT     - CMS Batch User Job Limits
BBOXADR      - Boundary Box Addresses
BGCOM        - VSE Partition Communication
CDBOVL       - COMDIR CONTROL BLOCK
CDEV         - CONSOLE DEVICE TABLE MAPPING
CKP_HDR      - Checkpoint data header
CMSTAXE      - Terminal Attention Exit Element
COMCLIST     - PROP NODE LIST FOR COMMUNICATIONS
CPRB0001     - Connectivity Programming Request
CQYSECT      - CONSOLE QUERY MAPPING
CVTSECT      - Communications Vector Table
CVTXTNT2     - Communications Vector Table
DBGSECT      - Debug Work Area
DCD          - Dispatch Class Descriptor
DCHSECT      - Data Control Hyperblock
DEPBLK       - Detailed Error Passback (DEP)
DEPERSB      - DEP Error Sub Block Mapping
DEVSECT      - Device Table Entry Mapping
DEVTAB       - Bilingual DEVTAB macro
DIOSECT      - Disk I/O Work Area
DIRSECT      - CMS PDS Directory Entry
DMSCCB       - Command Control Block
DMSCDB       - COMDIR CONTROL BLOCK
DMSFATTR     - File Attribute Stack Macro
DMSFSERR     - FS Error Table Mapping Macro
DMSSFHDR     - Saved File Directory Header
DMSVIPWK     - CMS VSAM Interface Work Area
DOSSECT      - DOS Simulation Control Block
DTFSD        - Open DTF Map
DTFX         - DTF Extension
EPLIST       - Extended Parameter List DSECT
EXCPW        - VSE EXCP Work Area
EXHD         - Map extra header record to format
EXILIST      - SFS Exit General Data Buffer
EXISBLK      - EXECs in Storage Control Block
EXITBUFF     - SFS Exit General Data Buffer
EXITFSRW     - SFS Exit General Data Buffer
EXTSECT      - External Interrupt Work Area
EXTUAREA     - External Interrupt User Area.
FBLOCK       - EXEC File Execution Control Block
FCBSECT      - Simulated OS Control Blocks
FCHTAB       - Fetch Table
FNSDT        - Date/Time Workarea DSECT
FPERROR      - Filepool Extended Error
FQDN         - FULLY QUALIFIED DIRECTORY NAME
FRWRK        - Master control block for storage
FSCBD        - File System Control Block
FSEENTRY     - SFS Error Mapping Entry Table
FSTD         - File Status Table DSECT
FSTSECT      - bilingual FSTB macro
FUBSECT      - File Space Usage Block
FVSECT       - Fixed Variable Storage Work Area
HASHTAB      - Hash Table Complex
HDRBK        - Free storage element header
HYPMAP       - Hyperblock Mapping Table
IHADECB      - DATA EVENT CONTROL BLOCKS FOR
IJJHCPL      - Common VTOC Handler Parameter
IJJHDLST     - Volume Descriptor List
IJJHFMT1     - Format 1 Label
IMMBLOK      - Immediate Command Support
IMWKSECT     - Immediate Command Work Area
INTBLOK      - I/O Interrupt Block
IOCON        - Console I/O Workarea
IOSECT       - I/O Interrupt Save Area
IUCVIDBK     - IUCV or APPC Program
IUCVPTBK     - Path descriptive information
IUCVTAB      - IUCV Control Block
JNEPL        - Namelist user exit plist
KDFH         - A Kernel DSA Frame Header
KDSA         - A Kernel DSA
KEYSECT      - Disk Key Table DSECT for BDAM
KGAA         - Kernel Global Storage Mapping for
KRAB         - Kernel run-time anchor block (one
LABREC       - DLBL/Extent Record
LABSECT      - Tape Label Information
LANGBLK      - CMS Language Control Block
LDRST        - Loader Storage Area
LFSPL        - mapping of an FSTLKP plist
LIBSECT      - CMS PDS Header
LINKBLK      - Link Block
LMDBLOK      - Language manager descriptor
LOCKTAB      - Lock/Unlock Resource Table
LOGFBFMT     - PROP LOG/FEEDBACK FILE ENTRY
LPLDCT       - Label Macro Parameter List
LRDD         - LINERD Data Descriptor
LUBPR        - Logical Unit Block Table
LUBTAB       - Logical Unit Block Table
LWRD         - LINEWRT Data Descriptor
MODHDCB      - Module Header Control Block
NUCON        - Nucleus Constant Area
OCTS         - Open/Close Transient SVA
ODT          - Open Directory Table
OIDBLOK      - PROP Output Identifier Block
OPSECT       - Major CSECT for All I/O Operation
OSFST        - OS File Status Table
OUTPL        - OUTput options PList (control
PARMLIST     - PROP ACTION ROUTINE PARAMETER
PARSERCB     - Interface to the Parsing Facility
PARSERUF     - Parser User Function Parameter
PATH         - PATH TABLE MAPPING
PDCB         - PARSED DIRID CONTROL BLOCK (PDCB)
PDSSECT      - Directory Table for BPAM
PGMSECT      - Program Interrupt Work Area
PIBADR       - Program Information Block
PIB2TAB      - Program Information Block
PLD          - Processor Local Data
PMXMBLOK     - PROP PMX MESSAGE BLOCK
PROPCOM      - PROP SUPPORT DSECTS AND COMMON
PROPTAB      - PROP Routing Table File Entry
PSD          - PSD -- header plus process
PUBADR       - Physical Unit Block Table
PVCENTRY     - Parser Validation Code mapping
QBLK_ENTRBlo - checkpoint data entry
QEL          - PROP QUEUED MESSAGE ELEMENT
QSUS_ENTRSus - checkpoint data entry
REFCB        - Reference Table (REFTBL) Entry
RTDSECT      - PROP ROUTING TABLE ENTRY
RTXSBFLD     - PROP ROUTING TABLE TEXT SUBFIELD
SCBLOCK      - Subcommand Control Block
SCRCB        - Session Manager Control Block
SDSCA        - MAPPING OF SDSCA
SFSCB        - Shared File System Control Block
SGMTEXIT     - Shared Segment Management User
SHVBLOCK     - Control BLocks for accessing
SPPL         - SUBPOOL parameter list macro
SP2          - CRR Syncpoint Manager Control
SP2PBASE     - CRR Syncpoint Manager Control
SP2PDESC     - CRR Syncpoint Manager Control
SSAVE        - bilingual SVCSAVE macro
STOBK        - Storage descriptor block
STPL         - CMSSTOR parameter list macro
SUBBK        - Subpool descriptor block
SUBSECT      - BILINGUAL SUBSECT MACRO
SVCSECT      - SVC Interrup Map
SVCWORK      - Work Area used for DOS SVCs.
SVEARA       - LTA and PP Save Area DSECT
SYID         - Result of a diag x'00' (System
SYSNAMES     - Saved Systems Names
TCBADR       - Task Control Block
TLBBLOK      - Tape Label Processing Information
TOKLIST      - PROP CMS-TYPE TOKENIZED LIST
TPL          - A thread parameter list
TRANTBL      - Translation Table mapping
TSD          - TSD -- header plus Process
TSDX         - TSDX -- Binder/Loader thread
TSOBLKS      - TSO Control Blocks
TVISECT      - DMSTVI PLIST - Tape Volume
UCTA         - Bi-Lingual mapping of UCT Control
UCTE         - Bi-Lingual mapping of UCT Control
USAVE        - User Save Area
USERSAVE     - User Save Area
USERSECT     - GENERAL SCRATCH-STORAGE AREA
VOLSECT      - Volume ID Storage
WUERROR      - Workunit Extended Error
XADT         - Active Disk Table Index
This information is based on z/VM V4R1.0. Last updated on 12 Jul 2001 at 14:15:59 EDT.
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