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 The  Check  Save command  allows  you  to  determine if  a  library  or
 libraries  have  had any  changed  objects or  members  since the  last
 save.   This allows you  to quickly determine if  your save strategy is
 being implemented  correctly  (If you  use SAVLIB  *NONSYS  on a  daily
 basis, you do not need CHKSAV).

 Three spooled files are output

   **   CHKSAVLIB.   This  provides  one  line per  library  so you  can
        quickly  determine if the library is backed  up.  If the library
        is 'Not current', you should then  look at the detail in one  of
        the next two spooled files.

   **   CHKSAVOBJ.   This  provides one  line  per object  that is  'Not
        current'.   If the object is  a data base file,  you may need to
        look at the next spooled file.

   **   CHKSAVMBR.   This provides  one  line per  member that  is  'Not

 The output  also  describes the  last time  several  major system  save
 operations were executed such as SAVSYS, SAVCFG, SAVSECDTA, etc.

 Command parameters                                    *CMD

    LIB           1  - 20 library  names or  the special  value *NONSYS.
                  These  are  the libraries  that will  be checked.   If
                  *NONSYS is  entered,  all libraries  except QSYS  will
                  be  checked.   If *NONSYS  is specified,  you  must be
                  authorized to the TAADSPADP authorization list.

    IGNQCHGS      Ignore   queue  A   *YES/*NO  value   that  determines
                  whether JOBQ/OUTQ objects will  be considered.   *JOBQ
                  and *OUTQ  objects are  changed by  the system.   This
                  can  give a false  impression of the  backup status of
                  a system.   Only  the  object descriptions  are  saved
                  for *JOBQ/*OUTQ objects.

 The  default  is  *YES,  meaning  *JOBQ  and   *OUTQ  objects  are  not
 considered if they are changed.

    PRTFILE       The  qualified name of  the printer  file to  be used.
                  QPRINT  in  *LIBL is  the default.   The  spooled file
                  names   are    always   CHKSAVLIB,   CHKSAVOBJ,    and




 The following TAA Tools must be on your system:

       DSPFDA        DSPFD with adopt (part of DSPADP tool)
       DSPOBJDA      DSPOBJD with adopt (part of DSPADP tool)
       HLRMVMSG      HLL Remove message
       SNDCOMPMSG    Send completion message
       SNDDIAGMSG    Send diagnostic message
       SNDESCMSG     Send escape message
       SNDSTSMSG     Send status message


 None, the tool is ready to use.

 Objects used by the tool

    Object        Type    Attribute      Src member    Src file
    ------        ----    ---------      ----------    ----------

    CHKSAV        *CMD                      TAASAVA        QATTCMD
    TAASAVAP      *FILE         PF          TAASAVAP       QATTDDS
    TAASAVAP2     *FILE         PF          TAASAVAP2      QATTDDS
    TAASAVAC      *PGM          CLP         TAASAVAC       QATTCL
    TAASAVAR      *PGM          RPG         TAASAVAR       QATTRPG
    SAVFDMP       *FILE         PF               No source
    SAVOBJP       *FILE         PF               No source

Added to TAA Productivity Tools April 1, 1995

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