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Can we use DFSORT processing on VSAM files?

 
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pattabiraman.baskaran

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 5:05 pm    Post subject: Can we use DFSORT processing on VSAM files?
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Hi,

I want to know whether is it possible to use DFSORT on VSAM files.

If possible please diect me towards study materials for the same.

Thanks in advance.
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Frank Yaeger

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 8:39 pm    Post subject:
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DFSORT can process VSAM files. See the following for some things you should be aware of when you process VSAM files with DFSORT:

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/ICE1CA20/1.8.3.4?SHELF=&DT=20060615185603&CASE=

If you're not familiar with DFSORT and DFSORT's ICETOOL in general, I'd suggest reading through "z/OS DFSORT: Getting Started". It's an excellent tutorial, with lots of examples, that will show you how to use DFSORT, DFSORT's ICETOOL and DFSORT Symbols. You can access it online, along with all of the other DFSORT books, from:

www.ibm.com/servers/storage/support/software/sort/mvs/srtmpub.html
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