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What is is the use of IAM for VSAM

 
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srinivasa gunja

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:55 pm    Post subject: What is is the use of IAM for VSAM
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What is is the use of IAM for VSAM? and can any one brief me abt it.

Tnx, Srini
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:03 pm    Post subject:
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Visit the vendor website - Innovation Data Processing for details.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:42 pm    Post subject:
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IAM Dataset Utilities is used for
Allocate\COPY VSAM Cluster
Delete\Rename a Dataset, Cluster, Path, or Alternate Index etc..
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 29, 2009 1:47 pm    Post subject:
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Sambhaji wrote:
IAM Dataset Utilities is used for
Allocate\COPY VSAM Cluster
Delete\Rename a Dataset, Cluster, Path, or Alternate Index etc..

Really ?

Please provide the source of this information. And also read carefully what the OP has requested.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 30, 2009 10:24 am    Post subject:
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Please provide the source of this information

Hi Expat,
Actualy I have IAM dataset utility option at my shop like below. Which we use for above mentioned tasks.


Code:

--------------------------- IAM PRIMARY OPTION MENU ---------------------------
OPTION ===>                                                                   
                                                                               
   I     - Allocate (DEFINE) a new IAM Dataset                    Ver 8.1/12P 
   V     - Allocate (DEFINE) a new VSAM Cluster                               
   D     - Delete a Dataset, Cluster, Path, or Alternate Index                 
   C     - Copy an IAM Dataset, VSAM KSDS, or VSAM ESDS                       
   M     - Move an IAM Dataset, VSAM KSDS, or VSAM ESDS                       
   R     - Rename a Dataset, Cluster, Path, or Alternate Index                 
   U     - Invoke an IAM Utility program                                       
   blank - Display IAM Dataset or VSAM Cluster Information                     
                                                                               
                                                                               
Enter dataset name (required for all options except U)                         
 Dataset Name       ===>                                                       
 Dataset Type       ===> C  C=Cluster X=AIX P=Path (options I, V Only)         
                                                                               
Enter Model or New dsname (optional for options I and V, required for option R)
 Model|Newname      ===>                                                       
                                                                               
                                                                               
Delete Confirmation ===> YES  Yes|No                                           
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 31, 2009 1:53 pm    Post subject:
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Actually, almost all of those are just a front end for IDCAMS, or the IDP equivilent.
IDCAMS can be used to process IAM datasets and VSAM datasets.
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