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How to Get the File creation date from a Tape file?

 
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Sharath S

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2008 11:38 am    Post subject: How to Get the File creation date from a Tape file?
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I need to read the File creation date of a tape file by running a job using a command. Please help me how this can be done??
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:54 pm    Post subject:
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I have recently posted some REXX code to do that, or your could interrogate the TMS
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 22, 2008 9:30 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How to Get the File creation date from a Tape file
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Hi Sharath,

You can extract a File Creation date of a Tape file by usiing a TSO Command,
LISTCAT ENT(/) VOL on the left side of a Tape dataset.
Let me know, if you want any additional information.

Regards,
Ashok Kumar.K
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 24, 2008 6:33 pm    Post subject:
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Remember that the LISTCAT shows the date the catalog entry was created, not the actual tape creation date. In some cases, the tape might be cataloged on a later date due to manual execution of IDCAMS.
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