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mauvis

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 3:50 pm    Post subject: Why cant we open vsam dataset for browse or edit
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why cant we open vsam dataset in 3.4 option?
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murmohk1

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:20 pm    Post subject:
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Mauvis,

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why cant we open vsam dataset in 3.4 option?

Because its not a single entity.

Also, provide a meaning ful subject for the post.
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nuthan

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 5:43 pm    Post subject:
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We can view the VSAM files using ISPF, you could just make use of AMS Modal commands "PRINT IDS(/) CH" against a particular VSAM dataset in 3.4 screen.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 5:46 pm    Post subject:
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Nuthan,

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you could just make use of AMS Modal commands "PRINT IDS(/) CH" against a particular VSAM dataset in 3.4 screen.

Though it is true, but it is NOT at all recomended.
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hemanth.nandas

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 5:56 pm    Post subject:
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Hi All,

You can browse VSAM dataset by printing it in spool, I mean, Use AMS COMMAND IN COMMAND LINE,

Print IDS (/) CH against dataset name, U can see a records.

EX:
PRINT IDS (/) CH ABC.VSAM.USER


Thanks and Regards
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expat

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 3:04 pm    Post subject:
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And with a huge file your terminal will be locked out until the print process has completed.
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PeD

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 6:19 pm    Post subject:
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Use the handy and sympathetic REVIEW

On CBTTAPE.
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stodolas

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 06, 2007 8:24 pm    Post subject:
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Or if your shop has it, FileAid
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martin9

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 3:05 pm    Post subject:
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Hy,

you can also make an IDCAMS REPRO into a ordinary sequential file...
then you can look at the data...

regards,

martin9
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