Connect a User Catalog to the Master Catalog

January 20, 2014 Rui Miguel Feio

The following JCL can be used to connect a User Catalog to the Master Catalog of your z/OS system: //IMPORT   EXEC PGM=IDCAMS //SYSPRINT DD   SYSOUT=* //SYSIN    DD   * IMPORT CONNECT              – OBJ((user_catalog_name      – DEVT(devtype) VOL(volser))) – CATALOG(master_catalog_name) /* Where: user_catalog_name should be replaced by the name of your User Catalog dataset […]

Disconnect a User Catalog from the Master Catalog

January 20, 2014 Rui Miguel Feio

The following JCL can be used to disconnect a User Catalog from the Master Catalog of your z/OS system: //EXPORT   EXEC PGM=IDCAMS //SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=* //SYSIN    DD * EXPORT user_catalog_name DISCONNECT /* user_catalog_name should be replaced by the name of your User Catalog dataset name.   Alternatively you can issue […]

ISPF Utilities: ISRFIND, ISRDDN and DDLIST

January 20, 2014 Rui Miguel Feio

ISRFIND, ISRDDN and DDLIST are 3 of the most useful utilities under ISPF.   ISRFIND and ISRDDN can be invoked as TSO commands, i.e., by issuing TSO ISRFIND and TSO ISRDDN on the ISPF command line. DDLIST on the other hand is an ISPF command table entry that invokes ISRDDN. This […]