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nitya
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 3:24 pm    Post subject: How we know that a dataset is cataloged or not
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how we know tht a dataset is catalogued or not???
and can we delete a catalogued dataset?

and how we knw that a dataset is stored on tape or dasd??


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 4:50 pm    Post subject: Re: How we know that a dataset is cataloged or not
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Hi nithya,
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how we know tht a dataset is catalogued or not???
and can we delete a catalogued dataset?


When you can browse a dataset using the 3.4 option without specifing the volume, then the dataset is cataloged. u can directly delete using 'D' in TSO.



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how we knw that a dataset is stored on tape or dasd??

Look at the Volume when you open the dataset in 3.4. U will get a clue on this.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 5:26 pm    Post subject:
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how we know tht a dataset is catalogued or not???


Go to ISPF OPTION 3.4 and give the dataset name.You will see a message "Dataset not in catalog" if it is not catalogued.


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can we delete a catalogued dataset?

Surely we can delete a catalogued dataset.You can use the TSO DEL option or 'D' option.


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how we knw that a dataset is stored on tape or dasd??

Go to 3.4 option and list the dataset information.There u can check for the device type.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 5:50 pm    Post subject: Re: How we know that a dataset is cataloged or not
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Hi,

How to know the volume for that particular dataset...
In order to acess the dataset we need to mention the VOLUME where we can get this and how?

Thanks in advance
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 3:10 pm    Post subject: Hi
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Hi Nara Sridhar,

You can get all the info abt the dataset by giving ISPF cmd 'I' against the dataset.
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2007 3:16 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How we know that a dataset is cataloged or not
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and how we knw that a dataset is stored on tape or dasd??


Try to view/browse a dataset after using 3.4. If it is stored on a tape then you would not be able to browse or view the dataset. try doing that it would say "Tape not supported" .
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