Portal | Manuals | References | Downloads | Info | Programs | JCLs | Master the Mainframes
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index
 
Register
 
IBM Mainframe Computers Forums Index Mainframe: Search IBM Mainframe Forum: FAQ Memberlist Usergroups Profile Log in to check your private messages Log in
 

 

How to extend/increase retention period of tape dataset?

 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Author Message
maheswararao.kareti
Currently Banned

New User


Joined: 27 Nov 2006
Posts: 2
Location: chennai

PostPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:13 pm    Post subject: How to extend/increase retention period of tape dataset?
Reply with quote

Hi,

Is there any utility to extend/increase retention period or expiration date of tape datasets.

If no, please provide an alternate solution to increase the retention period/expiration date.

P.S. - The dataset name and the volume in which the tape dataset is present should not be changed. The dataset cannot not be deleted (can be uncataloged).
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message

Anuj Dhawan

Senior Member


Joined: 22 Apr 2006
Posts: 6258
Location: Mumbai, India

PostPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:24 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

1. Suggest you contact the Tape Management System at your shop.
2. Do you have access to TMS tools to you, at your shop?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
dbzTHEdinosauer

Global Moderator


Joined: 20 Oct 2006
Posts: 6966
Location: porcelain throne

PostPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:28 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Do you only want a solution to the problem you have created thru ignorance?

or do you want to know how to create tapes properly the first time?

Quote:
P.S. - The dataset name and the volume in which the tape dataset is present should not be changed. The dataset cannot not be deleted (can be uncataloged).


putting constraints on a possible solution to a problem that you created
by not understanding or implementing proper procedures
is a little stupid.

this may sound a little 'mechanical', but why not:
  • copy the original tape to another
  • delete the original from tape system
  • copy 'the another' to what should have been properly created in the first place
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Anuj Dhawan

Senior Member


Joined: 22 Apr 2006
Posts: 6258
Location: Mumbai, India

PostPosted: Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:30 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Here is a related thread: http://www.ibmmainframes.com/viewtopic.php?t=46607&highlight=retention+tape
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Pete Wilson

Active User


Joined: 31 Dec 2009
Posts: 437
Location: London

PostPosted: Thu Oct 28, 2010 8:17 pm    Post subject:
Reply with quote

Explore use of TMSUPDTE program if you have access. Suggest talking to your Tape Management people first though.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
View previous topic :: :: View next topic  
Post new topic   Reply to topic    IBMMAINFRAMES.com Support Forums -> JCL & VSAM All times are GMT + 6 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 

Search our Forum:

Similar Topics
Topic Author Forum Replies Posted
No new posts TAPE VERIFY utility?? MrExtraordinare JCL & VSAM 3 Fri Dec 09, 2016 10:57 pm
No new posts FTP - JCL failed while passing FTP co... Suneetha1612 JCL & VSAM 12 Wed Nov 16, 2016 7:33 pm
No new posts To trim spaces in a pipe delimited da... Nish84 COBOL Programming 16 Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:54 pm
No new posts Allocate dataset withour BLKSIZE Susanta CLIST & REXX 2 Thu Sep 22, 2016 11:51 am
No new posts Increase the screen size after split mistah kurtz TSO/ISPF 2 Fri Sep 02, 2016 6:39 pm


Facebook
Back to Top
 
Mainframe Wiki | Forum Rules | Bookmarks | Subscriptions | FAQ | Tutorials | Contact Us