2.4.4 Command Code MESSG

General Information for CC MESSG

  1. This section provides instructions for the use of the IDRS MESSG command code. MESSG displays the message file.

  2. The message file provides information to all IDRS users. The file can be read by all users; however, only those persons designated may update the file. The message file content and the maximum number of pages on the message file are determined by the campus management.

Terminal Responses for CC MESSG

  1. Valid Responses — Message file content begins to be displayed beginning on line 2.

  2. Error Responses — Displayed on line 24.

    Message Meaning
    NO MESSAGE AVAILABLE No pages were present on the message file. Contact the computing center DBA to reload the file.


CC MESSG Input Display

Record Element Description for Command Code MESSG

Item Line Position Description and Validity
1 1 1–5 MESSG
2 1 7-8 nn. This is an optional field for direct page access