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nandakumar
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 30, 2005 8:27 pm    Post subject: regarding data set names
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1)what is the maxiamum length of a dataset name in jcl?
2)how many qualifiers and levels can be used in data set name at maximum?
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 30, 2005 11:22 pm    Post subject:
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Datset names are limited to 44 characters. This not include a member name of a PDS which may be 8 characters. I do not know of any limit on levels.
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 31, 2005 11:37 am    Post subject: Re: regarding data set names
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Hi People,

There can be a maximum of 22 levels in naming a dataset.

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Vamshi
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