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swaroopvtk

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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2006 10:48 am    Post subject: How to create an IAM file and edit it?
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Hi everyone,
i am new to mainframes. i wanted to know how to create an IAM file.
i know that there is a TSO command called $IAM. i used that command to create an IAM. when i try to edit it,i get an error saying that "file allocated but not created. dd statement missing".

i also want to know whether one can create IAM file using File-Aid. if yes, how?


thanking you
swaroop
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PostPosted: Mon May 22, 2006 8:22 pm    Post subject: Define IAM file
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You need to include the "owner".

IDCAMS DEFINE:

DEFINE CLUSTER (NAME(HILQ.XXXX.FILEA) -
SHR (2 3) -
OWNER($IAM) -
FSPC(20 15) -
KEYS(013 004) -
CYL(1000 1000) -
VOLUMES(AAAAAA BBBBBB CCCCCC) -
RECSZ(0457 4089) -
NOREPLICATE -
REUSE -
SPEED -
NOIMBED -
INDEXED ) -
DATA (NAME(HILO.XXXX.FILEA.DATA) -
CISZ(4096) ) -
INDEX (NAME(HILO.XXXX.FILEA.INDEX) -
CISZ(2048) )

FILE-AID:

FILE-AID --------------- ALLOCATE NEW VSAM CLUSTER ------------------------
COMMAND ===>
COMPONENT NAMES:
CLUSTER: 'HILO.XXXX.FILEA'
DATA COMPONENT ===> 'HILO.XXXX.FILEA.DATA'
INDEX COMPONENT ===> 'HILO.XXXX.FILEA.INDEX'
DATASET TYPE ===> KSDS (KSDS; ESDS; RRDS; LINEAR)
OWNER ID ===> $IAM
SPECIFY SMS CLASS INFORMATION:
STORAGE ===> DATA ===> MANAGEMENT ===>

SPACE ALLOCATION: DATA COMPONENT KSDS INDEX COMPONENT (BLANK FOR DEFAULT)
VOLUME SERIAL ===> ===>
UNITS ===> CYLS ===> (TRKS; CYLS; RECS; K; M)
PRIMARY ===> 1 ===> 0 (AMOUNT IN ABOVE UNITS)
SECONDARY ===> 10 ===> 0 (AMOUNT IN ABOVE UNITS)
REUSEABLE ===> YES (Y = YES; N = NO)
KEY LENGTH ===> 37 (1 - 255 - REQUIRED FOR KSDS ONLY)
KEY POSITION ===> 4 (0 - MAXIMUM RECORD - KSDS ONLY)
AVERAGE RECORDSIZE ===> 183 (NOT ALLOWED FOR LINEAR)
MAXIMUM RECORDSIZE ===> 8185 (NOT ALLOWED FOR LINEAR)
EXPIRATION DATE ===> (YYYY/MM/DD OR BLANK)
EXTENDED ALLOCATE ===> NO (Y = YES; N = NO)
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 03, 2006 2:49 pm    Post subject: Thanks
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Thanks a lot juanova.
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