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ssaurabhola

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 3:55 pm    Post subject: Renaming a GDG base entry
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Is it possible to rename a GDG base entry and if yes then plz explain how??
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Ajit Parmar

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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 6:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Renaming a GDG base entry
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We can rename gdg base thru JCL
Use IDCAMS commond
and under SYSIN DD *
ALTER GDG NAME
NEW NAME newname of gdg
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:30 pm    Post subject:
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What happens to any existing versions of the old gdg name?
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:48 pm    Post subject:
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Build a new GDG base and use DFdss to copy the existing generations to the new base, then delete the old base.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2007 11:35 pm    Post subject:
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Or you could: Build a new GDG base, rename the existing generations to the new name, then delete the old base.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 12:27 am    Post subject:
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Unless the existing generations are on tape. . . .
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