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enikhilk

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 3:08 pm    Post subject: IMS DB should be down while using IMS file Aid
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Hi,

Is it neccesary that IMS DB should be down while using IMS file Aid?

I am trying to browse IMS segments thru IMS File-Aid and not able to (giving error as dataset in use).

Please help.

Thanks,
Nilesh
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km_abdullah

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 29, 2010 3:59 pm    Post subject:
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Is it neccesary that IMS DB should be down while using IMS file Aid?


In BMP mode, you have to start your IMS base to be able to view using file-aid.
Alternatively, you can use DLI mode to open your IMS bases when the DB is still stopped.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:56 pm    Post subject:
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The IMS database should be started if you have to view data using FAI. Maybe there is an houskeeping application running which is preventing you from accessing the DB. What is the exact error that you get?
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 8:10 pm    Post subject: Re: IMS DB should be down while using IMS file Aid
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enikhilk wrote:
I am trying to browse IMS segments thru IMS File-Aid and not able to (giving error as dataset in use).
When you get it again, hit PF1 and please post that, rather longer/descriptive, message.
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