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chamathu

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PostPosted: Thu May 19, 2005 11:34 am    Post subject: How to specify Directory block while creating a "Tape P
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Hi,

Can anyone of you tell me "How to specify the Directory block parameter while creating a Taped PDS via JCL ???

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Chamathu.
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PostPosted: Fri May 20, 2005 4:59 am    Post subject:
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You can't create a pds on tape. You can use software like FDR to backup/restore a pds, but you can't "create" one.
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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2005 10:59 am    Post subject: Re: How to specify Directory block while creating a "Ta
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Hi,

No.Its easily possible to create a pds using IEBGENER and u have to specify DSORG=PO.U can try it and it will work.

My qn is how to define "directory blocks " while creating???

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PostPosted: Mon May 23, 2005 5:59 pm    Post subject: Re: How to specify Directory block while creating a "Ta
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Look at the format for the SPACE parameter:

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/IEA2B650/12.55?DT=20040712170508
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