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Max volumes in VOL=(,,,xx) parameter

 
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Sjouke van der Schaaf

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:43 am    Post subject: Max volumes in VOL=(,,,xx) parameter
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I can use VOL=(,,,99) , but I want to know what the limit of the amount of volumes is that i can use in my JCL

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 12:31 pm    Post subject:
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If 99 volumes is insufficient then you have some real problems icon_eek.gif
Take a look in the JCL manual and see what it says.

Be aware that for DASD files you can only allocate up to 59 volumes.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 31, 2007 1:12 pm    Post subject: solved
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I searched in the manual :
The volume count is a decimal number from 1 through 255 for a tape data set.

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