Description of SPOOLPIG
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Display the largest spool files on the system and also show the user ids that are using the most spool space. The number of the largest spool files displayed is variable, and defaults to 10. The information can also be written to a file.
The exec requires the IBM class D query commands for query reader, punch, print, and allocation (alloc). It also requires the IBM class E query img, nss, nls, and trfiles commands. If the IBM class B query dump command is available, the amount of allocated spool space for a dump is also displayed. The data is collected using only these CP commands - the exec does not examine real memory or read spool file blocks from disk.
The syntax of the command is:
SPOOLPIG lines (FILE fn ft fm
- The number of spool files and users to output. The default is 10 lines.
- If this option is specified, write the output to a file. Otherwise, the output is displayed on the screen.
- fn ft fm
- The name of the file to write to. The default is nodeid SPOOLPIG A, where nodeid is the node id from the IDENTIFY command.
An example of SPOOLPIG output
SPOOLPIG 5 The top 5: OWNERID DEV FILE CLASS RECORDS CPY HOLD DATE TIME NAME TYPE AVSADMIN RDR 0454 T CON 43288714 001 NONE 2010-10-28 18:30:35 BRUCE RDR 0201 A PUN 00687543 001 NONE 2011-06-08 15:26:38 RSU1003 SERVLINK BRUCE RDR 0192 A PUN 00664494 001 NONE 2011-06-07 12:12:56 RSU1101 SERVLINK MAINT RDR 0007 A PUN 00374394 001 NONE 2011-03-10 19:53:42 5684062 SERVLINK BRUCE RDR 0120 A PUN 00326115 001 NONE 2011-04-20 23:21:59 HW61REQG SERVLINK Block counts and percent of total spool per user: AVSADMIN with 846468 blocks ( 48%), 153 files. BRUCE with 53165 blocks (3.0%), 163 files. TMTMM with 19637 blocks (1.1%), 30 files. TMLM1 with 18163 blocks (1.0%), 57 files. MAINT with 9493 blocks (0.5%), 2 files. Total spool: 8759 files, spool usage: 62% Saved segments: 73347 blocks, 4.2% of total spool space. Allocated DUMP: 42089 blocks, 2.8% of total spool space. Other SDF Files: 642 blocks, 0.0% of total spool space. Ready;
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