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girish_s

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 12:39 pm    Post subject: cics system definition file
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Hi,
Is is possible to query cics system definition file (which is a vsam file) in a cobol program?

I have this doubt since it is a system file and that using a system file in a user written cobol program would alter it.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:28 pm    Post subject:
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If you have the information of the structure of the data, there's no reason why you couldn't READ the file for queries.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:46 pm    Post subject:
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the problem here is that the definition of the csd file is not known. We have no idea of how the key structure is. Any inputs regarding it?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2008 2:49 pm    Post subject: Reply to: cics system definition file
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what are the requirement that are not satified by the standard cics CSD utility ?
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You might start by looking at the IBM-supplied ADFHSAMP(DFH£CRFP) - the CSD Cross Referencing Sample Program.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 9:48 am    Post subject: Reply to: cics system definition file
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You can use DFHCSDUP (CICS RDO OFF-LINE UTILITY PROGRAM) to list all the objects defined in CSD file

!!! Cautious: Consult with System admin for more info

//CONSDEF EXEC PGM=DFHCSDUP
//STEPLIB DD DSN=HLQ.SDFHLOAD,DISP=SHR
//DFHCSD DD DSN=HLQ.DFHCSD,DISP=OLD
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSIN DD *
LIST ALL OBJECTS
/*

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Karthikeyan

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