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dobriyalsandeep

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 2:27 pm    Post subject: Backup of VSAM file into FLAT file
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i am deleting some record from a VSAM file . I want to take the backup of all deleted records in a file. Can i take the backup of deleted records in to a flat file or backup of VSAM can be taken in ONLY a VSAM file?
Please help ASAP?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 3:34 pm    Post subject:
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You can use IDCAMS REPRO to copy records from VSAM to sequential file. You can select records using keys/RRNs.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 12, 2008 8:29 pm    Post subject:
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dobriyalsandeep wrote:
i am deleting some record from a VSAM file . I want to take the backup of all deleted records in a file.
Sort has ways of splitting files, sending the unwanted ones to one file while sending the wanted ones to another file....
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Can i take the backup of deleted records in to a flat file
Yes, assuming you send the deleted records to a file that you do backup....
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or backup of VSAM can be taken in ONLY a VSAM file?
No, VSAM can be backuped to almost any medium...
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