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rahul1586

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:02 pm    Post subject: recatalog a nonvsam dataset
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Hi,

I have to recatalog a Non VSAM SMS dataset(PDS).
I am able to do it through IDCAMS utility.

Is it possible to recatalog through IEFBR14 utility ?
I have found that we can recatalog a nonvsam non sms dataset through IEFBR14.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:11 pm    Post subject:
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What happened when you tried it out
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 3:35 pm    Post subject: Reply to: recatalog a nonvsam dataset
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I tried doing it using IEFBR14 in which I used DISP as (OLD,CATLG) and UNIT as SYSDA.
But I got JCL error as the Dataset is not cataloged.

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You would also have to specify the VOL=SER since the system does not know which volume the data set is on without a catalog entry.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:12 pm    Post subject: Reply to: recatalog a nonvsam dataset
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Hi,

Yes I have specified Volume info ...but still getting error as dataset not cataloged.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:17 pm    Post subject:
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In that case, you need to get with your site support group to find out what's going on and get assistance. Once possibility, for example, is that you're attempting to catalog a data set that does not have an alias defined in a user catalog for the high level qualifier -- in which case the system will attempt to catalog the data set in the master catalog. If your user id does not have update authority to the master catalog (most people at most sites do not), the catalog attempt would not work. There's other possibiltiies, too, so you really need someone at your site to look into what's going on.
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:21 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

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Yes I have specified Volume info ...but still getting error as dataset not cataloged.


please provide output and JCL used, still getting error is difficult to decipher.


Gerry
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