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Storage

Display the status of a storage group

If you come across the need to check the status of a storage group then you can use the MVS command: D SMS,SG(storage_group) For example: storage group name:  STGTSTVL RESPONSE=SYST IGD002I 15:17:43 DISPLAY SMS 939 STORGRP  TYPE    SYSTEM= 1 SGTSTVL  POOL            + ***************************** LEGEND ***************************** . THE STORAGE GROUP OR […]

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Storage

How to check if a volume is SMS-managed

One of the ways (and probably the easiest) to check if a volume is SMS-managed is by using the MVS command: D SMS,VOL(volser) Here’s an example: volume:  TST001 Command: D SMS,VOL(TST001) The result would be: RESPONSE=SYST IGD002I 09:52:24 DISPLAY SMS 382 VOLUME UNIT SYSTEM= 1 STORGRP NAME TST001 5B22 + […]