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how to find a file(VSAM) whether it is KSDS or RRDS or ESDS

 
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Velmurugan_j

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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2006 3:08 pm    Post subject: how to find a file(VSAM) whether it is KSDS or RRDS or ESDS
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can anyone tell me how to find a file(VSAM) whether it is KSDS or RRDS or ESDS
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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2006 3:24 pm    Post subject:
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hi murgan

see the file-control paragraph in environment division in your program

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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2006 3:30 pm    Post subject: Re: how to find a file(VSAM) whether it is KSDS or RRDS or E
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I have only the file name not any other data
From the file name is there any way to find the file what type it is
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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2006 4:22 pm    Post subject: Re: how to find a file(VSAM) whether it is KSDS or RRDS or E
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Hi

Try this

Go to Fileaid

Use Option 3 - Utilities

3 UTILITIES - File-AID/SPF extended utilities

Choose Option 5 in the next screen that corresponds to VSAM
5 VSAM - Allocate, display, delete, modify, or rename VSAM clusters,
alternate indexes, or paths; manage IAM files

Provide the dataset name and leave the option as blank.

You will get it.

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PostPosted: Thu May 04, 2006 4:25 pm    Post subject: Re: how to find a file(VSAM) whether it is KSDS or RRDS or E
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hi,

you can give print command in the before cluster data set then press enter
then give ch then press enter and give cluster name in quotations then press enter if it is given rba means esds,key of record means ksds ,record number means rrds.

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