Definition Attributes

Keyword (default values in bold) Description
TRANClass(name) Names the transaction class. Mandatory. name can be up to eight alphanumeric characters in length. Do not specify a transaction class name of DFHTCL00, as that name is reserved for transactions that do not belong to any particular class.
Group(groupname) Names the group the transaction class definition belongs to. Mandatory. groupname can be up to eight characters in length. Acceptable characters are A through Z, 0 through 9, $, @ and #. Do not specify a group name starting with DFH, as Mainframe Subsystem Support uses that prefix for system groups
Description(text) Describes the resource. Optional. text can be up to 60 characters in length, with no restrictions except that if you use a left parenthesis you must ensure that there is a matching right parenthesis.
Maxactive(number) The maximum number of transactions in this transaction class that are allowed to be active. Specify a number in the range 0 to 999.
PURGETHRESH(No|number) Defines a limit to the number of transactions queuing for this transaction class. After this limit is reached, transactions are purged. Specify a threshold:
The queue size is unlimited.
The queue size is restricted to number. Specify a size in the range 1 to 1000000.