Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

Modification Date in a file

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DFSORT/ICETOOL
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
sandip_datta

Active User


Joined: 02 Dec 2003
Posts: 151
Location: Tokyo, Japan

PostPosted: Tue Feb 03, 2004 1:45 pm    Post subject: Modification Date in a file
Reply with quote

Hello Bosses,

I have a query regarding the modification Date of a VSAM/Sequential file. I can get the reference Date of the files by putting S or I just before of the files. But this may be different of the modification Date. Could anyone please tell me how can I get the last modification date on a VSAM/Sequential File? I heard that from SMF record it can be obtained but I don't know much details. Please throw some details about the SMF and please tell me how can I view that record.
Thanks in advance for your help.
icon_lol.gif
Regards,
Sandip.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

bluebird

Active User


Joined: 03 Feb 2004
Posts: 127

PostPosted: Fri Feb 13, 2004 10:08 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

hello,

I bleieve I've seen this post somewhere anyway...

SMF keeps track of any action on the system in a smf dump dataset
there is (or should be) a regular process that each time a smf dataset is full trigger oa dump/clear job of the smf files.
You can thrU SMF utility either dump (not clearing) the SMF file or dump/clear. You may want want to use the current smf dump file but it will contain only data to the last dump/clear process.

the SMF activity data is actually extractable tru type of records :

VSAM Component or Cluster Opened .... TYPE62-VSAM-OPEN
VSAM Catalog Entry Delete ........... TYPE67-VSAM-DELE
VSAM Catalog Entry Renamed .......... TYPE68-VSAM-RENA
VSAM Data Space Defined, Extended, .. TYPE69-VSAM-DSD

Before starting anything, you should talk to those sys guys, they may help you more that I can as to what is the datasetname that keeps SMF records (cumul) what type of records you need to extract, and they may even have a utility to do this.

hope it helps
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> DFSORT/ICETOOL All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts SORTJOIN - Copy Matched and Unmatched... Steve Ironmonger DFSORT/ICETOOL 5 Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:26 pm
No new posts Copy RECFM =VB TO FB file with RECL =... sahil41352 DFSORT/ICETOOL 3 Wed Dec 28, 2016 11:29 pm
No new posts Add PD field from 2nd file to PD in 1st Sushant Garje DFSORT/ICETOOL 6 Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:32 pm
No new posts File Aid to File Manager conversion murali3955 IBM Tools 4 Thu Nov 24, 2016 3:41 pm
No new posts How to convert the VBM file to VB or... Sulabh Agrawal JCL & VSAM 4 Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:04 pm


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us