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Migrated Dataset's creation date

 
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CJT

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 4:43 pm    Post subject: Migrated Dataset's creation date
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Hi,

I ahve a requirement where i need to get the creation date of datasets. I have been using LMDLIST for this purpose. But i just found out that for migrated datasets it doesnt return the ZDLCDATE....unfortunate for me.

Does anyone no how to get the creation date of a file even if its migrated?

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Migrated Dataset's creation date
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After getting the LIST of all the datasets using LMDLIST add a statement to recall all the datasets and then get the creation date.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:03 pm    Post subject:
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How about a search:
How to get information about migrated datasets and VSAM
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:08 pm    Post subject:
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recall all the datasets and then get the creation date

why should we recall all the datasets to get creataion date. What happens if there are 1000 datasets how much time it takes to get the creation date.

I would suggest use IDCAMS Listcat which gives creation date of even migrated datasets.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:53 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Migrated Dataset's creation date
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Hi Devzee,

can you give me an example. How si the creation date obtained from LISTC?

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CICS Guy

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Reply to: Migrated Dataset's creation date
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CJT wrote:
can you give me an example. How si the creation date obtained from LISTC?
Let's not be too lazy now, check the systax and examples in the FM: The LISTCAT command lists catalog entries.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 7:10 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Migrated Dataset's creation date
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using the ismf application investigate the output of the dcollect
given the appropriate parameters it will collect data also from the MCDS

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e.s

P.S.
Post under a new topic if You want info onn how to process the output of DCOLLECT
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Migrated Dataset's creation date
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Hi,

I implemented it using LISTC command. Thanks Devzee for this useful opinion that LISTC could even the migrated datasets information.

The code used for those who may need to reuse it.



Code:

CALL OUTTRAP "CRTDT."
ADDRESS TSO "LISTCAT ENT('"TESTFILE"') ALL"
CALL OUTTRAP "OFF"

Now Parse the outtrap using With "Creation" to get the creation date
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 6:23 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you for posting your solution icon_smile.gif
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martin9

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 7:05 pm    Post subject:
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Hy,

read what enrico-sorichetti is talking about,
he is absolutely correct.
if you don not know about DCOLLECT, then
read more thru the manuals... :-)

if the datasets are not on disk, you will not get the
information required by LISTC or something equivalent, ok?

regards,

martin9
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