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How to get the record count and length for GDG tape files..?

 
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umasankarmf

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:33 pm    Post subject: How to get the record count and length for GDG tape files..?
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Can anyone tell me, how to get the record count and record length for GDG tape files.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 3:36 pm    Post subject:
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1) If you know the dataset name, look at the JCL that creates the file
2) Talk nicely to your storage people to see if they can run a TMS report
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 18, 2010 4:59 pm    Post subject:
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if you have sort product, you can use the below sort card for getting the the record count in the spool

Code:

//SORTIN DD DSN=....GDG tape file..
//SORTOUT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSIN     DD *
   SORT FIELDS=COPY                                     
  OUTFIL REMOVECC,NODETAIL,TRAILER1=(COUNT=(M10))     
/*
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