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Label Parameter to retain the tape datastet

 
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uchekala

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:22 pm    Post subject: Label Parameter to retain the tape datastet
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What needs to be coded in LABEL parameter to tell the system that you need to retain the tape datastet for n number of days?
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:27 pm    Post subject:
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RETPD=??? where ??? is the number of days

Of course, if the tape data set is a GDG that may or may not apply.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:05 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

Suggest you talk with your tape storage management people.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Label Parameter to retain the tape datastet
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Thanks Robert Sample
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:50 pm    Post subject:
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Just for a Note, If the disposition for the data set is DISP=(NEW,DELETE) the data set will deleted at the end of the step even though EXPDT is specified.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:53 pm    Post subject:
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Anuj Dhawan wrote:
Just for a Note, If the disposition for the data set is DISP=(NEW,DELETE) the data set will deleted at the end of the step even though EXPDT is specified.

Deleted as in uncataloged, but depending on the site rules, the retention period may or may not be honoured by the TMS.

That is something you need to discuss with your storage management people.
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