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Copy or Backup/Restore a PDS incl old versions of members

 
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Melvyn Jacobs

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:04 am    Post subject: Copy or Backup/Restore a PDS incl old versions of members
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Hi everyone

We have PDSMAN, so I can do a RECOVER on the "prime" pds to get back old versions of members ; but after an IEBCOPY or DFDSS dump/restore, they are excluded.
So, is it possible to Copy or Backup/Dump a PDS such that the copy or restore INCLUDES old members, so I can do a RECOVER on those ?

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MJ
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Melvyn Jacobs

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:25 am    Post subject: Reply to: Copy or Backup/Restore a PDS incl old versions of
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icon_smile.gif got there - DFDSS PHYSICAL dump & restore - after a little experimentation & RTFM, got it to work

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MJ
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Anuj Dhawan

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:08 pm    Post subject:
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That's nice. Thanks for sharing what worked for you.

Have a good one,
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:16 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Copy or Backup/Restore a PDS incl old versions of
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DFDSS PHYSICAL dump & restore -

I wonder about Your storage support.

relying on the quirks of PDS is not the smartest way to do do versioning

if versioning is crucial to Your process You should use a more appropriate tool
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