Dan - no go, I'm afraid. The 'R' command results in the same 'data set not
catalogued' message.

John - yes, that is very much like one of my attempts, except the file
involved is not a cluster

Sean

On 17 October 2016 at 20:20, John McKown <john.archie.mck...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 17, 2016 at 2:10 PM, Sean Gleann <sean.gle...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I've made a stupid mistake with one of my z/OS systems, and now I'm
> hoping
> > that someone can help me extricate myself..
> >
> > I was in the process of moving a user catalog from one disk to another.
> >
> > Following examples from documentation on the IBM web site...
> > Did an EXPORT TEMPORARY of the ucat to a 'flat' file,
> > followed by DELETE catname RECOVERY USERCATALOG,
> > and then a DEFINE of the catalog on it's new volume.
> > (All going well so far - I should know better)
> >
> > The subsequent attempt at an IMPORT of the 'flat' file resulted in a JCL
> > error 'data set not found'.
> >
> > If I use ISPF 3.4 to look at all the files on the disk involved, I can
> see
> > that the file does in fact exist.
> > If I try 'I' or 'S', or 'browse', etc, I get 'data set not catalogued'
> >
> > The problem is that the flat file I created has a name that was aliased
> to
> > the catalog I've just deleted and redefined. (foot...gun...BANG)
> >
> > The VVDS entry for the export file points to a catalog that - while it
> > exists - is empty.
> >
> > I've tried numerous attempts at RECATALOG and DELETE NVR NOSCRATCH, but
> > nothing works because SMS can't find the data it needs to complete the
> task
> > I specify.
> >
>
> ​You tried something like the below & it failed?
>
>
> //RECAT   JOB (H00000I),'JOHN MCKOWN',
> //         CLASS=Z,
> //         MSGCLASS=X,
> //         NOTIFY=&SYSUID
> //STEP010  EXEC PGM=IDCAMS
> //SYSPRINT DD   SYSOUT=*
> //SYSIN    DD   *
>  DEF CLUSTER(NAME(SYS1.OS141774.SCPPEENU) -
>      VOLUME(LIHTS1) -
>      RECATALOG ) -
>      CAT(CATALOG.ICF.VI12CAT.MCAT)
> /*
> //
> LIHTS1 DD DISP=OLD,UNIT=SYSDA,VOL=SER=LIHTS1
> /*EOF
>
> ​
>
>
> >
> > To add to the problem, the same catalog also had my SMS SCDS/ACDS aliased
> > there, among numerous other datasets necessary for IPL.
> >
> > Yes, all very stupid, I know, and I believe I've learnt a very harsh
> > lesson.
> > But if anyone has got any ideas, I'd love to hear them.
> >
> > Sean
> >
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>
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>
> Maranatha! <><
> John McKown
>
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