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jayy_mr

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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:22 pm    Post subject: character limit in file naming
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hi all,
i want to use 9 character in between two "." in the mainframe data-set name.
is it possible to use?
if yes , please help me to get access of it .

i'm not able to upload any file with 9 characters in the name.
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:36 pm    Post subject: Reply to: character limit in file naming
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No. Not possible under z/OS. Unix System Services, z/Linux, yes.
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:39 pm    Post subject:
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Actually im using UNix system .. im trying to upload a file. is it possible with the above condition ???
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 11:35 pm    Post subject: Reply to: character limit in file naming
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The limit on MVS qualified data set names (those with periods) is 8 characters between periods -- and that is an absolute limit. Your plan to use 9 characters between periods is not possible.

How are you doing the upload -- FTP or NDM or something else?
Are you wanting to send your file to Unix System Services on a mainframe?
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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 11:50 pm    Post subject:
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ohh thankqqq !!! thankq very much icon_smile.gif
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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 1:09 pm    Post subject:
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icon_rolleyes.gif so what is the final solution? Perhaps I missed some post?
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Bill Woodger

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2013 1:43 pm    Post subject: Reply to: character limit in file naming
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"Spec change" :-)

Hopefully to be reflected in all the design documents, and circulated to designers so they don't try to use "qualifiers" longer than eight, or those which don't start with the correct type of character, ever again....
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