Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Mainframe wiki | Quick Ref
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 
Transactional VSAM - How to Identify ..

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
infotech58

New User


Joined: 07 Jul 2005
Posts: 31
Location: Mumbai, INDIA

PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 3:30 pm    Post subject: Transactional VSAM - How to Identify ..
Reply with quote

I have one VSAM file defined to a region .. I want to know if this file is a Transactional VSAM file or not ..
I tried searching this Forum and Internet for help but most of the things went over head..

Could anyone tell me How to identify if a VSAM file is transactional or not ..
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

dick scherrer

Site Director


Joined: 23 Nov 2006
Posts: 19270
Location: Inside the Matrix

PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 8:40 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Hello,

Please define what you mean by "transactional VSAM".

That is not a term that has wide usage/understanding.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Devzee

Active Member


Joined: 20 Jan 2007
Posts: 684
Location: Hollywood

PostPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2007 9:51 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Are you trying to findout whether the VSAM file is for CICS or Batch?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
infotech58

New User


Joined: 07 Jul 2005
Posts: 31
Location: Mumbai, INDIA

PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:17 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Transactional VSAM - How to Identify ..
Reply with quote

If a VSAM file is being used by CICS it can not be accessed by Batch.

To provide simultaneous access a concept of Transactional VSAM files was introduced where in file could be accessed by Batch and CICS both.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
dick scherrer

Site Director


Joined: 23 Nov 2006
Posts: 19270
Location: Inside the Matrix

PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2007 7:37 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Hello,

You might try this command (if your system has the add-on).

Quote:
DISPLAY SMS,DSNAME(dsn)
For a given fully qualified data set name, this command displays the jobs
currently accessing the data set using DFSMStvs on the systems within the
sysplex. Figure 6-18 shows that the specified data set is not open for DFSMStvs
access.


From this redbookhttp://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg246105.pdf
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
expat

Global Moderator


Joined: 14 Mar 2007
Posts: 8657
Location: Back in jolly old England

PostPosted: Mon Sep 17, 2007 9:48 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Do you have DFSMStvs installed ?

If so, speak to your storage people and they will be able to let you know which files are tvs defined.
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 -> JCL & VSAM All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts IDCAMS RENAMING VSAM FILE ALONG WITH ... upendrasri JCL & VSAM 11 Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:42 pm
No new posts VSAM file NOT Found error while proce... SumaReva CICS 5 Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:54 pm
No new posts VSAM - Accessing beyond record size Benchwarmer JCL & VSAM 6 Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:20 pm
No new posts VSAM File free space sancraig16 JCL & VSAM 13 Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:02 am
No new posts VSAM BUFFER SPACE? John Poulakos CICS 17 Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:54 am

Facebook
Back to Top
 
Job Vacancies | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Polls | Contact Us