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PRABHATH
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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 12:52 am    Post subject: report of datasets to be deleted
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Hi,

I am new to Storage Management and i have a doubt here.

On my system i have rules defined in such a way that if a dataset is not touched for X days it gets deleted.

Now, i would like to run a job which can generate me a list of datasets which would be deleted in this fashion so that i can forecast it to the corresponding users who can get a chance of verifying it.

Can anyone tell me how this can be done.
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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 8:22 am    Post subject:
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Hi,
how can you predict when a dataset is going to be opened ?

Forecasting what's going to be deleted is only going to be a guesstimate.

If they are the rules why not just enforce them ?

As soon as you provide a list, files will be opened so they are not deleted.

What happens to people on leave ?



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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 12:02 pm    Post subject: Reply to: report of datasets to be deleted
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check the reporting facilities of ISMF,
or how to use DFDSS with typrun=NORUN

here is a pointer to a similar topic
http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=29913&highlight=adrdssu
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PostPosted: Tue May 13, 2008 2:31 pm    Post subject:
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I'm with Gerry, rules are there to delete unused datasets.

If it was important to the user it would have been used and retained.
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