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GDG back Up of latest 5 generations files

 
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Rajkumar_n

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 7:52 pm    Post subject: GDG back Up of latest 5 generations files
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Hi,

I have a JCL which takes the weekly back up, here my requirement is

I have 20 days back up files available but I want to take back up of latest 5 generations files back up in my weekly job.

Please let me know if there any way I can do this instead of getting file back up for 20 days in a weekly job which is meaning less.

I am sorry if the question is looking silly.

Thanks and Regards,
Rajkumar Nerella
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Manuneedhi K

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 8:43 pm    Post subject:
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Use the 0,-1,-2,-3,-4 versions of the gdg to back up. It is as simple as that unless i have understood the question wrong.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 05, 2008 9:02 pm    Post subject: GDG Backup
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Thanks a lot. That was the simplest answer.
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