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How to list last access date of mainframe datasets?

 
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Siriporn P.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 9:03 am    Post subject: How to list last access date of mainframe datasets?
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Good day,

I need your favor regarding listing last access date of mainframe datasets. Are there any utilities to create as a batch job and run to show the details?

When i tried putting 'S' in front of the dataset, Reference dates of all the migrated datasets were changed to today date. So this was not a correct last access date.
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parikshit123

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2006 1:57 pm    Post subject: Re: How to list last access date of mainframe datasets?
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Hi,
Can't we use LISTCAT in batch to achieve this?

Thanks,
Parikshit
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cjcpr

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 7:22 am    Post subject: Re: How to list last access date of mainframe datasets?
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in I3.4 when browing the dsn list, just press f11. THat should give u more options to loo kat.
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shreevamsi

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 12:17 pm    Post subject:
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F11 don't help at all.

Parikshit...could you please let us know how to use LISTCAT in BATCH??

~Vamsi
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Prasanthhere

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 3:00 pm    Post subject: Re: How to list last access date of mainframe datasets?
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F11 will definitely give the last access date
it will be like this format when u press the Pf11 key

Name Prompt Size Created Changed
ICE4 *Edited 39 2006/06/09 2006/06/09 01:08:17

U can use the Changed one to see the last accesed date of the particular dataset
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varun_sharma

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 3:09 pm    Post subject: Re: How to list last access date of mainframe datasets?
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Hi

F11 doesn't give the last access date. Howeve, using 'S' or 'I' in front of the dataset gives you the last referenced date and created date, don't know why you are not getting the same. This is one of the lines i got when i used 'I'.

Creation date . . . : 2006/05/22 Referenced date . . : 2006/06/08

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Varun
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Bharanidharan

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 09, 2006 3:29 pm    Post subject: Re: How to list last access date of mainframe datasets?
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I am afraid I am not proposing any solution, but I would like to re-iterate the original query from Siriporn -
"When you recall migrated datasets into DASD, last access date would show as today's date. Is there a way to find the last access date for these? Also, is it possible to capture this info in batch job?"
F11 will not show last access date for migrated datasets. And I don't think IDCAMS would show last access date for any dataset, migrated or not, will it?
I even tried TSO LISTDS, but it returns only created and expiration dates.
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