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VSAM File extension used in the JCL

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:25 pm    Post subject: VSAM File extension used in the JCL
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When we view a vasm file in ISPF 3.4 what are the diffrent extenions of the file and which extenion contaions what?
Also which file extension will be used in the JCL?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:28 pm    Post subject:
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When we view a vasm file in ISPF 3.4 what are the diffrent extenions of the file and which extenion contaions what?

That depends on wether the default .DATA .INDEX are used. These extensions can be called anything that you like if coded in the DEFINE cards.

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Also which file extension will be used in the JCL?

Depends on the above.

Ask your peers where you are what the standards are. This is probably site specific.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:41 pm    Post subject:
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This is an interview question that i was asked
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:42 pm    Post subject:
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Then the procedure is to post your question in the appropriate forum.

To supply your answer to see if it is right or wrong, or can be improved upon.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 10, 2009 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply to: VSAM Files
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still in the same category of stupid question and idiot interviewers icon_biggrin.gif icon_evil.gif icon_biggrin.gif
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