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How to find out whether is a vsam file or a flat file

 
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karthikuma

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 10:59 am    Post subject: How to find out whether is a vsam file or a flat file
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Hi,

how to find out whetehr is an vsam file or an flat file.without opening the program.(by opening the program we can find out by seeing the select file organisation).but without opening the program plz giv eme the solutions.

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karthik.j
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subhasis_50

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 11:24 am    Post subject: Re: vsam
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Hi,
Without opening program you can do it by
Looking at the volume parameter in 3.4 listing. The volume parameter will have *VSAM* for vsam datasets.
Correct me if i am wrong.
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2005 6:31 pm    Post subject: Re: How to find out whether is a vsam file or a flat file
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Also If you see Information for the Dataset.

For VSAM : Organization . . . : VS
For Flat File : Organization . . . : PS

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