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priyu

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 8:16 pm    Post subject: 'MEMBER IN USE' Error when trying to access the PDS
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I am trying to access one member of a PDS or a flat file, but its
showing me "MEMBER IN USE". How will i see who is currently using the
member? Does anyone know?
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 8:22 pm    Post subject: Re: MEMBER IN USE
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Use HELP twice.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:34 pm    Post subject: Re: 'MEMBER IN USE' Error when trying to access the PDS
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This is because some other user might be using that PDS in, to find the user u can "WHOHAS" command

go to 3.4 give "WHOHAS" , where we usually give 'M' or 'E' or v to access a dataset.so u can identify the user and ask them to release
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 5:53 pm    Post subject: Re: 'MEMBER IN USE' Error when trying to access the PDS
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FYI, WHOHAS is not part of the standard TSO command library. It is a third-party add-in that not everyone might have available.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 5:37 pm    Post subject: Good catch
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Thanks .. icon_razz.gif
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 10:14 pm    Post subject: Re: 'MEMBER IN USE' Error when trying to access the PDS
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Hi,

I pressed the help(F1) twice, but it is not showing anything in my mainframes. But in my colleague system, a new panel is opening and showing who has that member. Do i need to change any settings in mainframes?

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Vijay
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