Viewing a Dump

This topic provides an example of viewing a dump to locate the source of a problem.

You can obtain either a summary or a detailed dump. The summary information is included at the end of a detailed dump. Dumps whether summary or detailed include both system traces and local traces (traces for SEPs).

To access the diagnostic server's ESMAC screen:

  1. In the Enterprise Server Administration screen, click the diagnostic server's Details button to access the server's Details screen.
  2. On the Details screen, click the ES Monitor & Control button to access the diagnostic server's ESMAC screen.
  3. In the Diagnostics area in the left pane, select the Dump radio button, and select either the A or B radio button to select the A or B dataset. Select C to select the dump X dataset (the one created by an externally triggered dump).

    Ignore Blocks - it has no effect on the output.

  4. Click Display.
Figure 1. Dump Index Page
Dump Index Page

The index entries are displayed with the following information against each one:

To view a dump, go to one of the index entries, and in Level, (the third control to the right), specify the level of trace detail that you want to see in the formatted dump. The options are:

Service start, module start, module end, service end.
Enterprise server API entries and exits.
Subsystem trace entries.
All entries where it is possible to provide some formatting of the data.
All trace entries.

This is the default value.

Local trace tables (traces for SEPs) only have levels 0 and 1.

Note that this option has an effect on what you see in a detailed dump, but not in a summary dump.

Then click Details to see a full dump or Sum to see a summary dump.

When you have finished viewing a dump, click Back to return to the dump index page.