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DFDSS Restore multivolume dataset to multiple dasd volumes

 
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Yamini C

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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:27 pm    Post subject: DFDSS Restore multivolume dataset to multiple dasd volumes
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Hi Team,
I have a query regardig DFDSS restore.The DFDSS FULL Volume dump was taken from MOD-9 dasd volume and now i am trying to restore it to MOD-3 dasd volume using logical restore to multiple dasd volumes by speicifying in OUTDD the volume serials.
//OUTDD DD VOL=SER=(ABC123,ABC124,ABC125),DISP=OLD

It restored only to the first dasd volume and otehr volumes were ignoreed.

I tried using the VOL(*) in the RESTORE SYSIN cards but didnt work.Please suggest any ideas on this.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:49 pm    Post subject:
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It is always a bad idea to try to perform logical restores from physical dumps. Especially as you are trying to restore to an unlike device type.

Guess you'll have to take along hard read of the manual
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 2:53 pm    Post subject:
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i had to go for logical restores as only mod-3 are available while the dump was taken from MOD-9 icon_sad.gif
is there any otehr wya to fit in my request.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:09 pm    Post subject:
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From the DFDSMSdss Storage Administration Guide:
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6.6.3.1 Output Volume Selection

For a physical data set RESTORE command, you must specify an output volume with the OUTDDNAME or OUTDYNAM keyword. A physical data set restore operation restores only to the first volume in a list passed in the OUTDDNAME or OUTDYNAM parameter.
In other words, with a physical dump what you are wanting to do cannot be done. Either restore to a mod-9, redo the dump as a logical dump instead of a physical dump, or accept that your restore is not going to happen. Your choice.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:37 pm    Post subject:
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expat wrote:
Guess you'll have to take along hard read of the manual
Hey Robert, I was telling the OP to read the manual, not you icon_lol.gif
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:42 pm    Post subject:
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yup! i read the manual for the restore parm and as Robert said it cant be dun either.icon_sad.gif
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 16, 2010 10:33 pm    Post subject:
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unless you pre-allocate an empty file across the volumes and do track level restores into it, but yuk!
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