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!DUMP <dump file>

The name of the file or device into which all the data for all the dump files will be stored.

Note: If a file by this name already exists, it will be deleted at the beginning of the dump and the new dump file replaces the old file.

Note: There must be sufficient space for the dump file, which is limited to the maximum file size for the operating system (2 GB on some systems). If enough space is not available, the dump fails. A failure due to insufficient disk space will not corrupt anything, but additional space must be allocated before a dynamic dump is completed.