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REXX to recover deleted members of a pds

 
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rahul1586

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 2:59 pm    Post subject: REXX to recover deleted members of a pds
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Hi,

Is there a way to recover deleted members of a PDS?



Thanks
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vasanthz

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:42 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,
You could do a HRECOVER with a new name for the restored PDS,

Go to ISPF Command Shell or option 6 on ISPF.
enter this command

Code:
HRECOVER 'PDS.WHICH.HAS.MISSING.MEMBERS' NEWNAME('PDS.RECVERED.BACKUP')


And look for the missing members on PDS.RECOVERED.BACKUP & copy it to PDS.WHICH.HAS.MISSING.MEMBERS.

As with REXX, I think you have to build upon the HRECOVER command.

Hope it helps.
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vasanthz

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 3:47 pm    Post subject:
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Here is a thread with same problem (and a same solution as well icon_smile.gif )

http://ibmmainframes.com/post-56138.html

Hope it helps.
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Bill Dennis

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 2:52 am    Post subject:
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There is a utility called PDS on the CBT tape www.cbttape.org to recover PDS members. It will create members from old member space as long as a compress of the PDS was not done.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply to: REXX to recover deleted members of a pds
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Thanks a lot...

I will try the options and post if any other errors occur.

Thanks again.
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Jeffrey Ranney

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 4:53 pm    Post subject:
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While I have never used the HRECOVER command, I have always used the PDS tool to do EVERYTHING on the mainframe... better than sliced bread with peanut butter and marshmallow !!!
I am going to go try the HRECOVER command now... ciao !!
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