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Why only we can create at the max 9999 new GDGs

 
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shashankmodi
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:44 am    Post subject: Why only we can create at the max 9999 new GDGs
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why only we can create at the max 9999 new GDGs and not above ? why this no. only, why it cant be more than that ?
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 11:04 am    Post subject:
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shashankmodi,
Are you talking abt maximum number of GDG versions that we can create??

Itz not 9999..but 255.
Please be clear with your query before you post.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 5:55 pm    Post subject:
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Probably because there are only 4 positions in the GDG dataset name to store the generation number.

shreevamsi wrote:

Itz not 9999..but 255.


No, it's 9999. See the z/OS V1R7.0 DFSMS Using Data Sets manual.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 6:31 pm    Post subject:
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shreevamsi wrote:
shashankmodi,
Are you talking abt maximum number of GDG versions that we can create??

Itz not 9999..but 255.
Please be clear with your query before you post.

~Vamsi

hey i was sure about querry, i got the answer also.
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