Debugging Application Programs
Many sites have guidelines regarding what to do if your program abends. The following suggestions are some common ones.
Debugging Programs in TSO
Documenting the errors returned from testing helps you investigate and correct problems in the program. The following information can be useful:
The application plan name of the program
The input data being processed
The failing SQL statement and its function
The contents of the SQLCA (SQL communication area) and, if your program accepts dynamic SQL statements, the SQLDA (SQL descriptor area)
The date and time of day
The abend code and any error messages
When your program encounters an error that does not result in an abend, it can pass all the required error information to ...