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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 6:44 pm    Post subject: How can specify retention date while creating the dataset
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Hi cpuhawg,

Thanks for your reply.I need a clarification.How can we specify the retention date while creating the dataset.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 31, 2006 6:58 pm    Post subject: Re: clarification regarding the dataset
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On the DD statement, you can code:

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RETPD=10


This will keep your dataset for 10 days. Some companies have rules in place that datasets are never deleted. They just limit the amount of DASD space available to a particular section or area and make you clean up your DASD as you reach the limit.

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