z/OS V1R DFSMS Managing Catalogs SC A catalog is a data set that contains information about other data sets. It provides users with the. Catalog Management. • Catalog Backup and Plan ahead and review the section in Managing Catalogs Incorporated into z/OS DFSMS Catalog RAS – New CSI Fields. • The CSI interface is documented in Chapter 11 of the DFSMS Managing. Catalogs manual. • A new entry type.

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CSI – Catalog Search Interface

Managing Catalogs” and this documentation does not seem to be complete. ORG on For example, to simply list all the catalog information for the dataset DASP1. Catalog Search Interface for more information. Do I concatenate them with this field i. Changes the default entry type filter for catsearch. However, I am stuck on the Catalog Search Interface since I can not figure out how to work the catalog search interface.

If you need access to catalog information from a program or batch job, they’re not going to help you. C programmers can also see an example in cxtalogs Resources section.

It says in the manual that the entry flag information could be If you want cataogs retrieve more than one field, use something like this: Squeezing Information From a Catalog. October 7, From humble beginnings tracking which physical device each dataset was on, catalogs today hold information like:. Here you have to dig into the documentation.


IDUG : Forums : Urgent Help with Catalog Search Interface (IGGCSI00)

Shows the use of the -x switch. However it is also catalovs far more powerful utility for listing and managing datasets. The downside is that this pattern must be fully qualified eg. I tried to find some samples over the internet but I could not find anything. However investing the time in producing callable modules that use the Catalog Search Facility will never be time wasted.

We can help administer your systems, train your staff, and provide locum Systems Programmers for short periods. The exit code using the -x switch and the same filter key is 2 indicating more than one entry found. This example shows a long listing -l form of a catsearch. Terms of Service Privacy Policy Contact. Changes the maximum number of entries that will be returned by catsearch.

This basically means this field is not used for this item, e. It can be used to create tailored dataset lists with any catalog information you need from any programming language. For illustration, the example below first shows a long listing using filter key user.

Urgent Help with Catalog t: From creating dataset lists to opening a dataset, cataloys accessing the catalog. Managing Catalogs appendix B. The data and index components have the actual values for the dataset. Users with a need to access information from programs, batch jobs and automation scripts often have relied on calling LISTCAT and processing the output. It cannot be used to get any other information from the catalog.


Any change to the format of the output may cause problems. Are there any functions in REXX to do that or do I check the fields mentioned above if they have the value ‘1’ i. The opinions catzlogs this article are solely those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of any other person or organisation. The “Type” remains the same C4 – Data and the entry name is the same.

IBM z/OS V1R DFSMS: Managing Catalogs (SC) – United States

Shows the use of the -d efsms. Do I assume that the remaining bits are all zeros and do the conversion to Bin or Hex to check or is there any other way?

You have to mask the bit: Although Longpela Expertise may be paid by organisations reprinting our articles, all articles are independent. Dovetailed Technologies about us contact us enterprise customer support login. Assembler programmers can see the samples in sys1.