acx,utility,An enhanced accounting utility Usage: acx:=$disk:[directory]acx !define a foreign command acx [qualifiers] [parameter] [qalifiers] Parameters The acounting files to process, default=sys$manager:accountng.dat Just like accounting, but with a lot of extra selection qualifiers Qualifiers Most of the normal accounting qualifiers are supported See the help for accounting for these. ACX will use wildcard matching for text fields so /user=*SYS* will match all username *SYS*. ACX also supports the /user=-system (all records except user=system) /ACCOUNT /ADDRESS /BEFORE /ENTRY /IDENT /IMAGE /JOB /NODE /OWNER /PRIORITY /PROCESS /QUEUE /REMOTE_ID /SINCE /SORT /STATUS Thas has been enhanced to allow for /status=FATAL,WARNING,ERROR,SUCCESS,INFORMATIONAL /TERMINAL /TYPE /UIC /USER /BINARY Output is in binary format And a few specific to ACX /HELP Display the contents of the help file /OUTPUT=filename This decides between the filemode and screen mode See below /FIRST=n In file mode print only the first "n" records. In Screen mode this qualifier is ignored. See also the /separated qualifier for more info /LAST=n In file mode print only the last "n" records. In screen mode, start display at the 'last-n' record See also the /separated qualifier for more info /BRIEF Display data in brief mode. In Screen mode you can toggle between full and brief mode via the F12 key /WIDE Set the screen to 132 in screen mode, or use more then 80 cols in the output file for brief mode (the max size is 176). /SEARCH=searchstring In file mode : print only those records that contain "searchstring" In screen mode: goto the first selected record that contains "searchstring" searchstring is NOT case-sensitive /HEADER[=ALL] Enable the header in brief mode to file (default). /NOHEADER will not print a header If /HEADER=all is specified, and also /separated, and ACX found more than one list (see the /separated for details) ACX will print headers between the lists. (in file mode only) /DAY=(day,day,..) Select only records for specific days Day can be monday,tuesday,wednesday,thursday,friday, saturday,sunday and weekend,workday. The selection is by default on the termination date. /TIME=(range,range..) Select only record in specific time intervals range can be hh:mm:ss.tt-hh:mm:ss:tt (so 12:15-12:30) Range can contain wildcards like *:10:10:*-*:10:20:*, all records for between 10:10 10:20 (mm:ss) after all hours. The time selection is by default on the termination time. with the /time and /day you can select records from more then one day in the time interval. If you include /since and or /after, you have a powerful time selection. /SELECT=(selectclause[,selectclause...]) Select record on field contents selectclause=keyword=(min=value,max=value) Keyword can be cpu Select on CPU usage, value is deltatime dirio Select on DIRIO usage, value is integer bufio Select on BUFIO usage, value is integer pagefaults etc... pfltread peakworking peakpagefile volmounted imagecount pagesprinted For print records, value is integer Examples /select=cpu=(min=00:00:05) Only record with >=5 seconds cpu /select=dirio=(min=10,max=20) Only record with DIRIO beteen 10 and 20 /select=imagecount=max=5 Only record with imagecount<=5 /select=pages=(min=10) Only print records with >= 10 pages /SEPARATED If the user specifies one of the selection criteria ACX will maintain a separate list of records that satisfy the(se) selection-criteria. f.e /user=(system,john)/que=(printer1,printer2) There will be 4 lists (system on printer1, system on printer2, john on printer1 and john on printer2) (Since the fields may contain wildcards, the number of lists may be high) If you want to select on fields, but you do not want a separate list preceed (one of the) items with an #-sign. So /user=(system,john)/que=(#printer1,printer2) or /user=(system,john)/que=(printer1,#printer2) Will select only the records with queuename printer1 or printer2 but create only 2 lists (one for user system and one for user john) The /last and /first work per list, so if you specify /last=1 you will see the last record of each list. If you specify /SEPARATED, ACX will print (or display) the records sorted by list, and within the list, sorted by time. If you do not specify /SEPARATED, ACX will display the records sorted by time only. In screen mode, you can toggle between the separated mode (a lot of lists) and single list (all records together). You can also select on the separated list via the F9(default key mapping) key. ACX will use the accounting qualifiers and parameters (the filenames) to make a list of records that match the criteria, and then display those records. Since ACX uses Virtual memory to save the record, you must specify a reasonable of selection criteria, or the program will skip the records after depleting the pagefilequota ACX works in two modes 1. File mode. If you specify /output, ACX will print all selected records to the specified file, and no interaction is possible If you specify /last=n , only the last N will be printed If you specify /first=n, only the first N will be printed The /separated qualifiers decides if there is one long list of records, or a list of small lists. 2. Screen mode. If you do not specify the /output, ACX will enter smg mode. If you have specified the /last=n, of /first=n ACX will display only the last or first n record (per list) You can use the some keys to select another record. Supported keys are below ACX allows you to redefine keys. See the remarks at the bottom The next lines assume the default setting Left/right arrow: Mover horizontally Down arrow : GOTO the next record Up arrow : GOTO the previous record PF1-Down arrow : go forward 1% of the records PF1-Nextscreen : Go backward 1% of the records Nextscreen : Go forward 10% of the records Prevscreen : Go backward 10% of the records PF1-Prevscreen : GOTO the first record PF1-Nextscreen : GOTO the last record PF3 : Find next/previous record that contains searchstring If no search string has already been specified you must enter one PF1-PF3 : Modify find string first and then search Find : Find next/previous record that contains searchstring in a specific field with specific search criteria If no search string has already been specified you must enter one PF1-Find : Modify find string/settings first and then search Keypad 4 : Set search direction to forward Keypad 5 : Set search direction to Backward PF2 or HELP : Display help PF4 : Toggle screen width 80<>132 F12 : Toggle between brief and full mode F10 or ^Z : Exit the program ^W or ^R : Repaint the screen 0..9 : Display a window to enter a record number If the number is >0, goto that record D,H,M,S : goto the record with a Day,Hour,Minute,Second different from the current one in the search direction P,I,Y,L,R,U,F : Goto a record of type Process,Image,sYsinit,Logfail,pRint,User,File in the search direction PF1-P,PF1-I,PF1-Y, PF1-L,PF1-R,PF1-U, PF1-F : Goto a record NOT of type Process,Image,sYsinit,Logfail,pRint,User,File in the search direction TAB : Goto a record with a different search pattern in the search direction F11 : Toggle the separated mode F9 : Display a list of lists, and let the user select one. User defined keys With acx/key_definitions[=filename] you can override the default acx key definitions. The filename has as default value acx_key_defs, and the default filename programdiskdir:.keydef. In this file are instructions for modifications, and the names of the keys and their functions Building: If you have the fortran compiler @make_acx_'arch' !compile and link You can always do the following @make_acx_'arch' link !only link Author Fekko Stubbe
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