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Dhanya Praju

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:04 pm    Post subject: File status 37
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hi,

I am getting the file status 37 in the open statement of my vsam file opened in o/p mode.

OPEN OUTPUT vsam-file.

The vsam file contains data. According to the program logic , records are written into this file.

Please help why the open statement is failing?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:11 pm    Post subject:
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Take a look here
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 4:20 pm    Post subject: Reply to: File status 37
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why this file is not supporting write operations. ? how to find it out?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:05 pm    Post subject:
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DISP=SHR in the JCL ?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:33 pm    Post subject:
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yes I gave disp=shr ..still am getting that error
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 5:45 pm    Post subject: Reply to: File status 37
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gentlemen, gentlemen,

the jcl disposition is irrelevant to the use inside the program
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:44 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Are you sure you have named the correct dataset name in the jcl? VSAM files have multiple dataset names, but you should not name the data or index datasets in the dd for the file.

If this is not the problem, Please post the SELECT and the FD from the program as well as the jcl for this step. Also, post the DEFINE for the vsam file.
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Isn't open with RESET not allowed with a cluster defined as NOREUSE ?
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