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HOW TO INCREASETHE GDG LIMIT ,WHICH EXISTS GDG VERSION

 
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:25 pm    Post subject: HOW TO INCREASETHE GDG LIMIT ,WHICH EXISTS GDG VERSION
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Hi All,

I am facing issue while alter the GDG limit ,which the GDG version exits.

The error was : IDCAMS: DATASET BASE NOT EMPTY XMMD01.XBBKCMI.GDG.BKUP.D04dec

Note:if the version not exists , we can increase the GDG limit
Code:

//XXXXXXXX JOB (XX,99,99,,RJE),'MMDCPS20',
//  MSGCLASS=V,MSGLEVEL=(1,1),REGION=4000K,
//  CLASS=P,NOTIFY=&SYSUID

//BLDG1    EXEC  PGM=IDCAMS
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSIN DD *
  ALTER XMMD01.XBBKCMI.GDG.BKUP.D04DEC LIMIT(5)
/*
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 4:36 pm    Post subject:
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The code works fine for me

What was the error messages id's that were given - did you look them up
Post a listcat of the GDG base

And remember that you really do mean GENERATIONS and not versions

Also learn to use the code tags
Code:
[code] ... your stuff here.. [/code]
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:11 pm    Post subject:
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I have used ALTER to change GDG limits many times (with AND without generations associated with the GDG base) -- so the problem is something at your site. You should contact your site support group for assistance.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:28 pm    Post subject:
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expat wrote:
The code works fine for me

What was the error messages id's that were given - did you look them up
Post a listcat of the GDG base

And remember that you really do mean GENERATIONS and not versions

Also learn to use the code tags
Code:
[code] ... your stuff here.. [/code]


Thanks for our reply.Acutally I put JCK and I got the above error.
Now i try to submit the job even i got jck error.But the jobs ran fine and GDG base Limited increased..
My confusion is why while i put JCK ,it shows JCL error?
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:33 pm    Post subject:
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I do not know because you did not show the JCL or the error. However, JCL is a JCL checker and it needs to be bang up-to-date if you are to believe everything it says.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:46 pm    Post subject:
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As Nic has said, these JCL scanners do need to be improved and maintained better.

Besides, call me old fashioned, but if you really do rely on a JCL scanner then perhaps you're in the wrong trade
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Thanks for our reply.Acutally I put JCK and I got the above error.
Now i try to submit the job even i got jck error.But the jobs ran fine and GDG base Limited increased..
My confusion is why while i put JCK ,it shows JCL error?
You have discovered, the hard way, that JCK does not handle all JCL -- so that should be a warning to you about the limitations of JCK.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:23 pm    Post subject:
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Robert Sample wrote:
You have discovered, the hard way, that JCK does not handle all JCL -- so that should be a warning to you about the limitations of JCK.

Actually, the "error" is not in the JCL, but in the IDCAMS control card. Therefore, Saravanan-kun:
  1. Learn the difference between JCL and control cards.
  2. If a JCL checker indicates that a control card is in error, assume until proven otherwise that it is wrong.
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