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how to find how much data res in each volume for a dataset

 
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GANAPATH

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2007 9:08 pm    Post subject: how to find how much data res in each volume for a dataset
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i created a dataset that has lots of data in it,so when i see the information it shows 5 different volume serials are used, how can i really find out if the data resides in those volumes or where can i check how much data was written in each volume

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 3:49 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

You can find this information in a LISTVTOC (using IEHLIST). You will want to run a LISTVTOC for each volume that your dataset was allocated across.

If you go to 3.4 and place an S beside your dataset name, you can see the total space used - which is usually the primary consideration.

It may be interesting to see how the allocation was distributed across the 5 volumes, but there is nothing you can use the info for in your code.
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:37 pm    Post subject:
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First question - why would you want to do this.

You have created a dataset, it worked exactly as planned. So why the intrigue ?
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