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Close and reopen VSAM File in Batch

 
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raj12vel

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:08 pm    Post subject: Close and reopen VSAM File in Batch
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Hi All,

I have a requirement to create a batch job to close and reopen the VSAM file.

I already got some existing JOB to do the same but not clear with the values passed in PARM.
Code:

//STEP1     EXEC PGM=IMFSUBEX,                           
//   PARM=('SS(value)    EXEC(CLOSFILE VSAM-file-name)',         
//   'TARGET(region)                  WAIT(YES) O(RACF)')


Can any one explain me the above utility and parm parameters?

Thanks in advance
Raj
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PeterHolland

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:16 pm    Post subject:
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Try the BMC/Mainview manuals.
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:17 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Close and reopen VSAM File in Batch
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Can any one explain me the above utility and parm parameters?


You are expecting too much!
why don' You ask Your peers or Your support???
or, easier, read the program documentation icon_cool.gif
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Earl Haigh

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:35 am    Post subject:
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Try getting different software that allows for close/open
of files from either JCL or within your batch COBOL programs.

http://cicswiki.org/cicswiki1/index.php?title=How_do_I_interact_with_a_transaction_from_a_batch_program%3F#3rd_party_Vendor_Software
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Bill O'Boyle

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:33 am    Post subject: Reply to: Close and reopen VSAM File in Batch
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IBM used to have a SupportPac named "CSF1", for Closing/Opening files from Batch, using EXCI, but (<sigh>) it's been withdrawn.

Maybe somebody has a previous downloaded copy they can send you?

It was free from IBM when offered so you wouldn't be breaking any rules....

Bill
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raj12vel

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 2:36 pm    Post subject:
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Thanks Bill.
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