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Saroj Tripathy

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 2:29 pm    Post subject: File access across different centers .
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Hi I have a requirement to store a file in such a way that it can be accessed by jobs in another center. i.e i create the file using a job is TSO20 region and i want to access it from TSO30 region. I have heard that we can use virtual disk to do so ?? can anybody point me in the right direction ?

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 3:10 pm    Post subject:
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Don't you mean shared disks ?
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:23 pm    Post subject:
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well i exactly don't know much about what the concept is behind this ...
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 11, 2008 4:42 pm    Post subject: Reply to: File access across different centers .
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why not speak with Your storage support??

very little that we can do, we do not know anything about Your shop setup
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if you know any process to do this i would like to know. anything that u do at your shop ? we have z/os and sms installed in our shop. at present we transfer files from one center to other using "intercenter equalization(ICE) tool"
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 11:06 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Suggest you talk with your dasd storage management people. They can tell you how to make files available to multiple systems in your environment.

This is often done using some sort of shared dasd.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 2:36 pm    Post subject:
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Hi All,

I talked with my DASD admin team and understood that by using a few specific volumes for file storage we can access it across centers.

for example VOL=ALL001,VOL=ALL002 and so on volume names allows access across centers in my mainframe shop.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 9:18 pm    Post subject: Reply to: File access across different centers .
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You're welcome - thank you for letting us know you have a solution icon_smile.gif

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