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Maximum lenght of a key for a VSAM file

 
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miosne
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 9:33 pm    Post subject: Maximum lenght of a key for a VSAM file
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Hi,
is there a maximum lenght of a key for a VSAM file?
If exist, is there a solution to allocate a larger then that??

CIAO
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:08 pm    Post subject:
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If there is a limitation on the number of things that you can do / define then that is it, there is a limit.

What have you read / googled to find out so far ?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:34 pm    Post subject: this is what...
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IDCAMS SYSTEM SERVICES TIME

DELETE MIFENDDV.SVIL.ENSI012.PROVA CLUSTER
IDC3012I ENTRY MIFENDDV.SVIL.ENSI012.PROVA NOT FOUND
IDC3009I ** VSAM CATALOG RETURN CODE IS 8 - REASON CODE IS IGG0CLA3-42
IDC0551I ** ENTRY MIFENDDV.SVIL.ENSI012.PROVA NOT DELETED
IDC0001I FUNCTION COMPLETED, HIGHEST CONDITION CODE WAS 8

DEFINE CLUSTER(NAME(MIFENDDV.SVIL.ENSI012.PROVA) -
RECSZ(1000 1000) -
CYL(1 1) -
SHR (2 3) -
FREESPACE(10 10) -
UNIQUE -
KEYS(500 0)) -
IDC3221I CONSTANT '500' NOT WITHIN VALUE RANGE
DATA(NAME(MIFENDDV.SVIL.ENSI012.PROVA.DATA) -
CISZ(4096)) -
INDEX(NAME(MIFENDDV.SVIL.ENSI012.PROVA.INDEX))
IDC3202I ABOVE TEXT BYPASSED UNTIL NEXT COMMAND. CONDITION CODE IS 12

IDC0002I IDCAMS PROCESSING COMPLETE. MAXIMUM CONDITION CODE WAS 12
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:44 pm    Post subject: Reply to: VSAM Key lenght
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did You care to look at the manual...
the info is right there

http://publibz.boulder.ibm.com/cgi-bin/bookmgr_OS390/BOOKS/DGT2I260/CCONTENTS?SHELF=DGT2BK71&DN=SC26-7394-07&DT=20080123101112


and, a limit is that ... a limit
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:53 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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If exist, is there a solution to allocate a larger then that??
Use a better design.
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