Mark - Thanks - that idea flew a little way... The DEFINE went to RC0, but
ISPF still resolutely insists that the file does not exist.
Sean

On 17 October 2016 at 20:47, Sean Gleann <sean.gle...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Dan - yes, I tried that. I get " '(filename)' was not found in catalog. "
> John
>
>
> On 17 October 2016 at 20:37, Blake, Daniel J [CTR] <
> 000000f1be92566d-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu> wrote:
>
>> Did you press PF1 to see more information as to why the rename did not
>> work?
>>
>> Thank You
>>
>>
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>> From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On
>> Behalf Of Sean Gleann
>> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2016 3:35 PM
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>> Subject: Re: VVDS points to non-existent catalog
>>
>> 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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>> >
>> > --
>> > Heisenberg may have been here.
>> >
>> > Unicode: http://xkcd.com/1726/
>> >
>> > Maranatha! <><
>> > John McKown
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