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How to read the properties of GDG?

 
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sonasheetal

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 1:42 pm    Post subject: How to read the properties of GDG?
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Hi all,

I just want to get the properties of GDG(information of GDG) such as retention period, creation date, size ,etc.
Is there anyawy to find out this from TSO option and any existing JCLs are there?

Please reply soon.

Thanks in advance,
Sona.
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khamarutheen

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2006 2:47 pm    Post subject: GDG information
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Hi sona,

As per i worked we can use 'i' in the command near by GDG name to know the info of the GDG i have not seen any JCL on the same. Let us wait for any of our members answer. meanwhile may i know your requirement of the above query..... icon_smile.gif
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prashantshinde

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2006 4:30 pm    Post subject:
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hi ,
u can see properties of GDG same as of any VSAM datasets

Just write following stmt in your sysin dd *
LISTCAT ENTRY(<<GDG name>>) ALL
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ksk

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2006 4:46 pm    Post subject: Re: How to read the properties of GDG?
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Following is the TSO command:

From ISPF command line, issue the following command

TSO LISTC ENT(gdg name) ALL
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 19, 2006 4:50 pm    Post subject: Re: How to read the properties of GDG?
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Forgot to mention onething.

Put GDG name in quotes as shown below.

TSO LISTC ENT('gdg name') ALL
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