CA SymDump Batch is initialized at IPL time and remains dormant until a dump is requested as the result of an abend. CA Symdump Batch then gets invoked by the operating system dump SVC and reports on every abend generating a CA SymDump Batch abend report.
CA SymDump Batch by default suppresses the standard IBM system dump. Sometimes a system dump is required to ship to IBM or a vendor for diagnostic purposes.
To allow your standard dump facility to be invoked the following conditions must be met.
This topic is outlined in the CA SymDump Batch User Guide Chapter Reporting.