IEA888A

Enter the current date & time.

This is the date & time in the format needed to respond to IEA888A during a MVS / OS/390 / z/OS IPL. See IBM's IEA888A documentation for more details.

The system automatically issues message IEA888A at IPL time if TOD=PROMPT is included in the active CLOCKxx member of SYS1.PARMLIB.


R 00,DATE=2019.324,CLOCK=04.12.26,UTC
R 00,DATE=2019.323,CLOCK=22.12.26
R 00,U

Note: This time is based off of this webserver's time zone, currently Central U.S.A. (a.k.a. CST / CDT depending on time of year).

You can generate this same output using the Linux date command:

TZ=GMT date "+R 00,DATE=%Y.%j,CLOCK=%H.%M.%S,UTC"; date "+R 00,DATE=%Y.%j,CLOCK=%H.%M.%S"; echo "R 00,U"