Our printing is decentralized. I'm trying to figure out what reports our overnight batch jobs create and which ones actually print, with an eye to eliminating unnecessary paper usage.

Most of the time, if I have the USRDTA value I can tie it back to a program.

If I attach a Data Q to the OUTQ I can get a type 01 record when a spool file in ready status hits the OUTQ. From that I'm happy to assume it printed (it's close enough for what I'm doing.) But type 01 records don't contain the USRDTA.

If I set an environment variable at the system level it looks like I can get type 03 records (V6R1) which do contain the USRDTA, but this is for everything that hits *every* OUTQ and *every* status.

So it looks like I need to merge the results from type 01 records with type 03 to get what I want.

Has anyone done anything like this? Any better suggestions?

Thanks, Sam

If I could, I'd like to get the number of pages, but I don't anything about that in the data queue entries.

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