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How can i know the content of DATA/INDEX component in VSAM?

 
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william51
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 11:12 am    Post subject: How can i know the content of DATA/INDEX component in VSAM?
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I try to use fileaid to browse the content of DATA/INDEX component in VSAM and i fail to do it.
Is there any way to know the content that stored in DATA/INDEX component?
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 11:21 am    Post subject:
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What are you trying to achieve?

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i fail to do it.


You can browse the VSAM using fileaid just by providing the cluster name (i.e., without .DATA or .INDEX).
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 12:32 pm    Post subject:
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The data portion, as you may guess by its name, is the part of the cluster that contains the data. The index is created from the data portion, and is used to access the data on a random or keyed basis.

The easiest way to see what's in the file is to REPRO it out and than play with the flat file.

That way, if you screw up the flat file, you won't have screwed up production too.
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