On Wed, 9 Aug 2017 21:46:02 -0400, Gerhard Adam wrote:

>Isn't that the point of getting a file allocation report with every SMP run?  
That's after the fact; the damage has been done.  OK.  Study the report after
a *CHECK step.  But I think it's better to get the DDDEFs right when creating
the CSI and not worry about them in subsequent install and service jobs.

>On Aug 9, 2017, at 7:58 PM, Edward Gould wrote:
>>> On Aug 9, 2017, at 4:34 PM, Paul Gilmartin wrote:
>>> If the DSNames are in DDDEFs (highly recommended) they can be listed
>>> with SMP/E commands.  At times, a question has been posed here,
>>> "Can I, for a one-off, overide in JCL the DDDEFs in the CSIs?"  Yes, but
>>> don't do that!
>> Gil,
>> I have a preference to use JCL with dd’s in the step(proc) for maintenance.
>> I have been burned by a fellow sysprog as he managed to put the maintenance 
>> in the wrong zone. 

-- gil

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