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pingte

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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2007 11:15 am    Post subject: GDG is created and intialized with a dummy
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In my JCL a GDG is created and intialized with a dummy.

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x.y.z (+1)


In sebsequent steps during backup process it is being reffered as
Code:

x.y.z, DISP =OLD


Which generation of the GDG will be backed up, or all the generations will be backed up?
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2007 1:09 pm    Post subject:
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What have you tried for yourself, and what were the results ?
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2007 1:31 pm    Post subject:
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No i haven't tried...
this was asked to me in an interview
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2007 3:02 pm    Post subject:
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all the generation of the GDG will be backedup....except the latest one (+1)...since it will not be committed until the job completes..
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No i haven't tried...
this was asked to me in an interview

There is a specific forum for interview questions, please use it.

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all the generation of the GDG will be backedup....except the latest one (+1)...since it will not be committed until the job completes..

Did you try that ?
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