Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

How to Check given dataset is VSAM or PS file

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
Ashok09

New User


Joined: 29 Mar 2009
Posts: 20
Location: Chennai

PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:09 pm    Post subject: How to Check given dataset is VSAM or PS file
Reply with quote

Hi,

How to check the given dataset is VSAM or PS file thru jcl.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

dbzTHEdinosauer

Global Moderator


Joined: 20 Oct 2006
Posts: 6966
Location: porcelain throne

PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:17 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

you could always do a listcat on the file and call it vsam.

if the job runs ok, it is vsam.
if the job has a non-zero return code, you know that it is not vsam (or you spelled the dsn incorrectly, or a million other reasons)

since it is so easy to look at a 3.4 panel and derive the info,

if you would state your purpose - is a follow-on step/job dependent on the info?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Ashok09

New User


Joined: 29 Mar 2009
Posts: 20
Location: Chennai

PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 5:31 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Its working now i used LISTCAT LVL in IDCAMS utility. checked with return code. returns vsam-0 nonvsam-4. icon_smile.gif

thanks Dick Brenholtz
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts Receive a file using PCOMM macro Harald.v.K IBM Tools 0 Thu Mar 23, 2017 6:50 pm
No new posts Want to pull the job log into a Mainf... Jishu Mukherjee Compuware & Other Tools 9 Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:48 pm
No new posts Check Binary Values for symbols gandikk CA Products 3 Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:11 am
No new posts Export flat file data into excel sheet murali.andaluri DFSORT/ICETOOL 2 Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:39 pm
No new posts Formatting VB File Learncoholic DFSORT/ICETOOL 3 Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:29 pm


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us