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can we find date of creation of a file?

 
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janusman

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:33 am    Post subject: can we find date of creation of a file?
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Hi,

Is there anyway through which we can find the time/date of creation of a PS/VSAM file through JCL/program?
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 9:49 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Yes, you can use IDCAMS/LISTCAT.

There are multiple examples in the forum (use the forum search).

If you find something that is not clear, post what you found and your question about it.

Someone will be able to clarify.
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Bill Dennis

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 9:36 pm    Post subject:
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To be more accurate, the IEHLIST utility LISTVTOC will show the actual create dat.

LISTCAT has the date the catalog entry was added. This may be different.
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