The DIAGNOSE privilege lets a process run online diagnostic programs and intercept and copy all messages written to the error log file.
The DIAGNOSE privilege also lets the process perform the following tasks:
|Issue a $QIO request with associated diagnostic buffer||$QIO|
|Modify the number of interlocked queue retries||$QIO request to an Ethernet 802 driver (DEBNA/NI)|
|Set the spin-wait time on the port command register||$QIO request to an Ethernet 802 driver (DEBNA)|
|Access the Diagnostic and Utilities Protocol (DUP) class driver||$QIO request to the SCSI driver (GKDRIVER)|
|Process a diagnostic buffer||$QUI request to a TU58 magnetic tape (TUDRIVER)|