How to Allocate a Page Dataset

March 14, 2014 Rui Miguel Feio

Here’s a simple way to allocate a new Page Dataset via batch job: //DEFPGSPC EXEC PGM=IDCAMS //SYSPRINT DD   SYSOUT=* //SYSIN    DD   * DEFINE PAGESPACE (  – NAME(page_dataset_name) – CYLINDERS(number_cyls) – VOLUME(volume_name))   Substitute the following values on the above JCL to meet your requirements: page_dataset_name – Name of the Page […]

ADRDSSU – Full Volume Physical Copy

February 3, 2014 Rui Miguel Feio

The following JCL code allows you to perform a full volume physical copy using the ADRDSSU utility: //STEP1 EXEC PGM=ADRDSSU,REGION=0M //SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=* //INVOL1 DD VOL=SER=volser1,UNIT=3390,DISP=SHR //OUTVOL1 DD VOL=SER=volser2,UNIT=3390,DISP=SHR //SYSIN DD * COPY FULL – INDDNAME(INVOL1) – OUTDDNAME(OUTVOL1) – ALLDATA(*) – ALLEXCP – CANCELERROR – COPYVOLID – ADMINISTRATOR – PURGE […]

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 […]

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