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Relation between scratch of gdg and expdt parameter of jcl

 
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viveksrinivasan

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 11:57 pm    Post subject: Relation between scratch of gdg and expdt parameter of jcl
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A doubt :

What will happen to a generation (G0001V00) of GDG (limit 10 scrath and noempty) that was created with expdt==99000 when the G0011V00 is created.

Will the G0001V00 be scratched or will be left till life long.

Similar doubt...what will happen if the G0001V00 was created with the RETAIN parameter = 45 and the generations get created daily. Will it be retained for 45 days irrespective of the gdg limit getting exceeded?

thanks....
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2007 12:49 am    Post subject: Reply to: Relation between scratch of gdg and expdt paramete
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See 3.10 Chapter 29. Processing Generation Data Groups for the rules.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2007 3:44 pm    Post subject:
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Talk to your storage people and find out how they have set up the parameters for tape retention.
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