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What's the default SPACE parameter when allocate a dataset?

 
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PostPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 1:25 pm    Post subject: What's the default SPACE parameter when allocate a dataset?
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If I allocate a dataset without SPACE parameter, what's the difference to the dataset was allocated with SPACE parameter?
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PostPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 2:58 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

what happened when you tried it ?


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PostPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 3:09 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Allocation was successful without SPACE. But the information about allocation seems like generated automatically by system.
So I'm confuse that what SPACE uses for since system can allocate automatically.
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PostPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 4:31 pm    Post subject:
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It is a site specific question. The SMS ACS routimes and DATACLAS constructs are defined by the storage management team at your site.

You will need to talk to them to find out the defaults and values assigned.
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PostPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 6:22 pm    Post subject:
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since system can allocate automatically
However, this is not always the case. I allocate many files that are not controlled by SMS (system libraries, SMP/E zones, and so forth). The SPACE parameter is needed for these files since there will be no generated values.
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PostPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 11:14 pm    Post subject:
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Robert, If your site needs a decent storage guy icon_lol.gif
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LOL expat ... if only we could! Storage management is just one of the hats I wear right now -- so I try to keep things going but haven't got much time to improve the environment, as much as I would like to. Between application issues, runaway CICS tasks, keeping the OS up to date, conversions to reduce costs by removing products, and installing new releases of vendor products, I have a hard time keeping my head above water.
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I am cheap ....................... honest icon_lol.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:22 am    Post subject: Reply to: What's the default SPACE parameter when allocate a
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Especially if the service might be provided remotely rather than onsite. . .

And possibly only part-time icon_smile.gif
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