Re: Remember the 9370?

2020-08-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I remember the IBM marketing team calling it the "VAX Killer". Our company bought the VAX instead of the 9370. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Phil Smith III Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 4:05 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Remember

Re: OT: OOBOL and English was Re: Still COBOL After All These Years?

2020-08-06 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Touche! -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of R.S. Sent: Thursday, August 6, 2020 5:25 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: OT: OOBOL and English was Re: Still COBOL After All These Years? [External Email. Exercise caution when clicking links or

Re: SFTP and z/OS Migration

2020-07-22 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
As others of this list will chime in, please look at www.dovetail.com for their CoZ product line. There's the free, with no formal support, and the chargeable, with formal support. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Roberto Halais Sent: Wednesday, July

Re: OOBOL and English was Re: Still COBOL After All These Years?

2020-07-22 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
What about cubits and stadia? -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Bob Bridges Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 12:23 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: OOBOL and English was Re: Still COBOL After All These Years? [External Email. Exercise caution

Re: IFG0EX0B to increase secondary allocation

2020-07-09 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
? sas On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 1:40 PM PINION, RICHARD W. wrote: > I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Sri Kolusu, of IBM, for > taking the time to help with the open exit IFG0EX0B, in regards to > IEBGENER/ICEGENER and DF/SORT. > He has spent the last few days researching and tes

IFG0EX0B to increase secondary allocation

2020-07-09 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Sri Kolusu, of IBM, for taking the time to help with the open exit IFG0EX0B, in regards to IEBGENER/ICEGENER and DF/SORT. He has spent the last few days researching and testing. He came up with a solution, and the exit is now working with

Re: IFG0EX0B DCB Open Exit

2020-07-07 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
This is what we have. ITEM JCL (ICEAM1) VALUE INV (ICEAM2) VALUE TSO (ICEAM3) VALUE TSOINV (ICEAM4) VALUE -- - - - --

IFG0EX0B DCB Open Exit

2020-07-07 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I am using IFG0EX0B to change the secondary space quantity. From my testing, if I use IDCAMS or IBM's original IEBGENER I get the change. But, if I use DFSORT's ICEGENER or use DFSORT, I do not get the change. I used IBM's sample as my starting point. Not knowing how to test/trace this module,

Re: SMS Data Class attribute Extended

2020-07-01 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Email. Exercise caution when clicking links or opening attachments.] W dniu 30.06.2020 o 21:53, PINION, RICHARD W. pisze: > We are attempting, on our QA LPAR, to use the SMS DC attributes, > > Data Set Name Type . . . . . : EXTENDED >If Extended . . . . . . . . : PREFERRED &

SMS Data Class attribute Extended

2020-06-30 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
We are attempting, on our QA LPAR, to use the SMS DC attributes, Data Set Name Type . . . . . : EXTENDED If Extended . . . . . . . . : PREFERRED Extended Addressability . . : YES for all of our sequential data sets. Of several hundred/thousands of dataset allocations, during the test

Re: GRSRNL Example

2020-06-29 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
This is what we are using. /* SYSTEMS EXCLUSION RESOURCE NAME LIST - RNLDEF STATEMENTS*/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1 Line(s) not Displayed RNLDEF RNL(EXCL) TYPE(SPECIFIC) QNAME(SYSDSN) RNAME(SYS1.DEVB.DAE) RNLDEF RNL(EXCL)

Re: How display amount of real storage?

2020-06-22 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
] On Behalf Of Charles Mills Sent: Monday, June 22, 2020 9:36 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: How display amount of real storage? Gracias! Charles -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of PINION, RICHARD W. Sent

Re: How display amount of real storage?

2020-06-22 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
D M=STOR -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Charles Mills Sent: Monday, June 22, 2020 12:27 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: How display amount of real storage? [External Email. Exercise caution when clicking links or opening attachments.] Dumb

Re: "Everyone wants to retire mainframes"

2020-06-09 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
That's just the price of the current ADCD offering. To license zPDT itself is roughly $4,000/emulated CPU. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of John McKown Sent: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 12:24 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: "Everyone wants to

Re: System Exit

2020-06-04 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
We have IBM's TAAM, which increases the secondary allocation amount after "x" number of extents. I'm in the process of eliminating the TAAM intercepts, that SMS provides. The only thing that SMS doesn't do is the increasing of the secondary allocation. I'm turning on the DVC for all of our SMS

System Exit

2020-06-04 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Does anybody have a system exit that has the ability to increase the secondary allocation for a data set, after "x" number of extents? Confidentiality notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the

Re: tcpip or telnet

2020-05-19 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
This company used to have a trial copy of their software available for download. https://www.servicepilot.com/en/application-flow/mainframe/ -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Mike Wawiorko Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:33 AM To:

Re: Developers say Google's Go is 'most sought after' programming language of 2020

2020-05-10 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
What the world really needs is a HAL9000. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Tom Brennan Sent: Sunday, May 10, 2020 3:25 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Developers say Google's Go is 'most sought after' programming language of 2020

Re: Developers say Google's Go is 'most sought after' programming language of 2020

2020-05-09 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
PL/I, the language to replace all other languages. At least that's what IBM said. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Tom Brennan Sent: Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:34 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Developers say Google's Go is 'most sought

Re: [External] Re: Here we go again;

2020-04-23 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Some other things I have observed. Sequentially searching large arrays for each input record, when the input data set contained 100,000's of records. Use of DISPLAY DECIMAL or COMP-3 subscripts instead of INDEX's or at the very least using a COMP subscript. Switching to SEARCH ALL and

Re: [External] Re: Here we go again;

2020-04-23 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Fully agree with all of that. In addition, proper blocking will reduce CPU and DASD connect time. The worst offenders, are the ones who hard code block size in the COBOL programs. Case in point, application program specified a block size equal to record length, writing to tape. The job ran

Re: Any shop use UNIX in a production job?

2020-04-13 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
How about a NIC card? -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Bob Bridges Sent: Monday, April 13, 2020 12:07 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Any shop use UNIX in a production job? [External Email. Exercise caution when clicking links or opening

Re: New Jersey Pleas for COBOL Coders for Mainframes Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

2020-04-07 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
WISP??? -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Seymour J Metz Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 4:48 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: New Jersey Pleas for COBOL Coders for Mainframes Amid Coronavirus Pandemic [External Email. Exercise caution when

Re: Forcing Logonproc USSMSG10

2020-03-20 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Use RACF to protect the TSOPROC general resource profile. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Jake Anderson Sent: Friday, March 20, 2020 10:35 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Forcing Logonproc USSMSG10 [External Email. Exercise caution when

Re: BMC and Compuware

2020-03-02 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
WOW, Innovation Data Processing just came under Compuware's umbrella on 01/01/2020. This reminds me of UCC buying ACF2, and in short order CA bought UCC. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Pommier, Rex Sent: Monday, March 2, 2020 1:02 PM To:

Re: DF/EF andd DFP the IBM predecessor was Re: OT Boeing flight software

2020-03-01 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
My first job as a system programmer was at a company that attempted to put DF/EF into production. It was quickly pulled out. And no, there was no test/QA environment. All they had was a 370/168, with 8MB of main storage. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On

Re: Migrated Data Set Recall Messages

2020-02-19 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Perhaps the environment used FDR/ABR. STC's are executed to recall data sets. FDR311 messages are displayed in SYSLOG, detailing the recall process. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Elardus Engelbrecht Sent: Wednesday, February 19, 2020 2:26 PM To:

Re: Looking for a utility to create a master listing of all PDS members on a system

2019-12-10 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Run the TSO command LISTD 'partitioned.data.set' M in a batch job executing IKJEFT01. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Vernooij, Kees (ITOP NM) - KLM Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 8:17 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Looking for a

Re: Mainframe DEVOPS

2019-11-21 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List on behalf of PINION, RICHARD W. Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:57 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Mainframe DEVOPS I still have the original Tritus ISPF with the 5.25 and 3.5 diskettes. I have to run it under DOS Box

Re: Mainframe DEVOPS

2019-11-21 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I still have the original Tritus ISPF with the 5.25 and 3.5 diskettes. I have to run it under DOS Box. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Seymour J Metz Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2019 3:51 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Mainframe DEVOPS

Re: DFDSS backup retore

2019-11-13 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Reminds me of the original STK RVA, before IBM got involved with the microcode. The box would crash, and all of the data disappeared. And there was no way to recover it. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Jesse 1 Robinson Sent: Wednesday, November 13,

Re: git with it

2019-11-05 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Git'er done! -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Lionel B Dyck Sent: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 1:20 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: git with it [External Email] On Thursday the git repository will change from private to public and you'll be

Re: Submitting batch if you don't have TSO

2019-09-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Been there, done that. Fortunately, the company still had a card reader and a card punch, lat 1980's. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Jesse 1 Robinson Sent: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 1:59 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Submitting

Re: COBOL for z/OS V6R2M0

2019-08-06 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
What I have determined is that when I use IGYWDOPT, or at least a version that I had, my overrides are not present. If I use the non-SMPE install, I get the requested overrides. I'm in the process of trying to understand why my usermod is causing the problem. I'll probably RESTORE the

Re: COBOL for z/OS V6R2M0

2019-08-02 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Email] So does SECONDTENNESSEE move up to FIRSTTENNESSEE ?? Thank You, Chris Hoelscher| ITI . DB Services . Mainframe Database | Humana Inc.| T 502.476.2538 or 502.407.7266 -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of PINION, RICHARD W. Sent: Friday, August 2, 20

Re: COBOL for z/OS V6R2M0

2019-08-02 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
-Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of PINION, RICHARD W. Sent: Friday, August 2, 2019 1:36 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: (External):Re: COBOL for z/OS V6R2M0 No STEPLIB/JOBLIB, and the parms being passed to the compiler are not ARCH(7), OPT(0

Re: COBOL for z/OS V6R2M0

2019-08-02 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
No STEPLIB/JOBLIB, and the parms being passed to the compiler are not ARCH(7), OPT(0), and NOBLOCK0. Now, there are other options being passed, LIB,TEST(HOOK). Yes, I know TEST(HOOK) is not supported with 6.2. But, that's what the programmer has in his JCL, and that's what I'm testing with.

COBOL for z/OS V6R2M0

2019-08-02 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I have updated the COBOL options using IGY620.SIGYSAMP(IGYWDOPT), SMP/E usermod to update the COBOL options. IGY620.SIGYCOMP is in the system link list, and the usermod updates IGYCDOPT in that load library. After updating the module I refresh LLA with F LLA,REFRESH. I have used ISRDDN to

Re: Looking for a rexx that...

2019-07-30 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Do you have any third part DASD reporting software, i.e. FDREPORT? -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Tony Thigpen Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2019 7:40 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Looking for a rexx that... [External Email] All, I am

Re: DASD nostalgia

2019-07-23 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Reading Railroad, the one that does not go past GO. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Seymour J Metz Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 1:47 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: DASD nostalgia [External Email] > They had three 3211 disk drives What

Re: Assembly JCL for tpx 5.4

2019-05-09 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
If you really want/need them, search for a reverse assembler. I think there is one on the CBT tape. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Peter Sent: Thursday, May 9, 2019 2:43 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Assembly JCL for tpx 5.4

Re: Newbie SMP/E questions

2019-01-29 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
And on top of that, backup, ACCEPT, backup, RECEIVE, backup, APPLY -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Rugen, Len Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:49 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Newbie SMP/E questions [External Email] Some of us

Re: Where's the fire? | Computerworld Shark Tank

2019-01-17 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
In 1981, I was working on a 370/168 that had 8 MB. Of course at that time, the 168 was a used machine, and not state of the art. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Carmen Vitullo Sent: Thursday, January 17, 2019 10:35 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU

Re: SMP/E question

2018-12-14 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Clone or take backups of the SMP/E environment, and apply to cloned SYSRES's and/or target libraries. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of R.S. Sent: Friday, December 14, 2018 9:11 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: SMP/E question [External

Re: Examples of roll your own "LIKE()" for data sets?

2018-12-04 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Don't suppose you have Innovation Data Processing's FDREPORT? If you did, you could set up a job to select data sets based on your requirements, and tell FDREPORT to generate JCL or ALLOCATE statements, using the DCB and space allocation information that FDREPORT gathers. -Original

IBM Service Link

2018-11-02 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Is anyone else receiving "500 Internal Server Error" trying to get into Service Link? FIRST TENNESSEE Confidentiality notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient(s), or the

Re: How can I list the contents of a ADRDSSU DUMP dataset?

2018-10-19 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Convert to FDR/ABR :) -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Jerry Callen Sent: Friday, October 19, 2018 3:48 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: How can I list the contents of a ADRDSSU DUMP dataset? [External Email] I'd like to be able to list the

Re: fixing a tersed file.

2018-10-16 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
List On Behalf Of PINION, RICHARD W. Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 6:28 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: fixing a tersed file. Did you specify this in your IEBGENER JCL? //SYSIN DD * GENERATE MAXFLDS=1 RECORD FIELD=(1024,,,1) -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe

Re: fixing a tersed file.

2018-10-16 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Did you specify this in your IEBGENER JCL? //SYSIN DD * GENERATE MAXFLDS=1 RECORD FIELD=(1024,,,1) -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Gadi Ben-Avi Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2018 11:22 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: fixing a

Re: S106 abends after copying into LINKLIST

2018-10-05 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
And ACC/SRS from DTS Software. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Jackson, Rob Sent: Friday, October 05, 2018 2:09 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: [Originated Externally]Re: S106 abends after copying into LINKLIST [External Email] Hah, I'll

DAF 1.49 & SMF Type 42 records

2018-09-25 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
When using DAF 1.49 to report on SMF Type 42 records, the program appears to be in a loop. Executing from a PDSE, the CPU consumption is very high. Using MainView program trace, the hot spot is in IAXVP, and the EXCP count is excessively high for my STEPLIB, which is where DAF is executing from.

Re: FDR and RECALL Tasks

2018-09-20 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Ask him to execute from ISPF 6, exec 'his.fdr.clist.library(ABRALLOC)', select Option I, select Option 4, and do an AUDIT function. This should give him the info he needs. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Lizette Koehler Sent: Thursday, September

Re: COBANALZ CBT file 321

2018-09-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 1:21 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: COBANALZ CBT file 321 [External Email] On 11 September 2018 at 08:07, PINION, RICHARD W. wrote: > I receive the message below when attempting to assemble the COBANALZ > member from CBT file 321. This is on z/

Re: COBANALZ CBT file 321

2018-09-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I did. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Peter Hunkeler Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 1:20 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: AW: Re: COBANALZ CBT file 321 [External Email] I don't remember having ever specified the WORKFILE option. Have you

Re: COBANALZ CBT file 321

2018-09-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
or more smaller assemblies. Lizette > -Original Message- > From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On > Behalf Of PINION, RICHARD W. > Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 5:08 AM > To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU > Subject: COBANALZ CBT file 321 > > I receive the messa

COBANALZ CBT file 321

2018-09-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I receive the message below when attempting to assemble the COBANALZ member from CBT file 321. This is on z/OS 2.2 with HLASM R6.0. Below the message is the assemble JCL that I am using. Anyone have any suggestions? Thanks in advance. HIGH LEVEL ASSEMBLER - INTERRUPT AND DIAGNOSTIC DUMP **

Re: Incremental volume and dataset backups

2018-08-31 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Second that on FDR/ABR/CPK. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Pew, Curtis G Sent: Friday, August 31, 2018 12:47 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Incremental volume and dataset backups [External Email] On Aug 31, 2018, at 11:34 AM, IBM user

Re: 0,clpa

2018-08-24 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Maybe, ISREDDE2 SP9149.USER.PARMLIB(IEASYS00) - 01.22 Command ===> 23 OPI=NO, DO NOT ALLOW OPERATOR OVERRIDE -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Tony Thigpen Sent:

STRNO for ICF catalogs

2018-07-24 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
If one has placed an ICF catalog in VLF, is the STRNO still useful or even used? FIRST TENNESSEE Confidentiality notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient(s), or the employee or

Re: Adding a patch area

2018-07-24 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Linkage editor EXPAND? -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Jesse 1 Robinson Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2018 12:20 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Adding a patch area [External Email] We have a vendor product for which we previously ZAPped some

Re: [External] Re: remove bad GDG entry from GDG base

2018-07-06 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Maybe you can try this, note the use of GDG, RECOVERY, and FORCE. GENERATIONDATAGROUP specifies that the entry to be deleted is a generation data group (GDG) entry. To delete a generation data group that is not empty, you must specify either the FORCE or the RECOVERY parameter. When FORCE is

Re: Would SHARE kindly kick IBM in the ass for what the've done with their web content?

2018-06-14 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
That's not what most of us are complaining about. It's when doing a Google search, and Google returns hits that are referencing the 2.1 manuals, which are not there. And for whatever reason, Google is only returning hits on 2.1. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List

z/OS 2.1 documentation and Google searches

2018-06-13 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I got bit by this one this morning. Like others have said, it makes Google searching much more difficult. FIRST TENNESSEE Confidentiality notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended

Re: REXX to change Date in PDS member

2018-06-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List on behalf of PINION, RICHARD W. Sent: Monday, June 11, 2018 3:47 PM To: IBM-MAIN@listserv.ua.edu Subject: Re: REXX to change Date in PDS member " BROWSEBKP.JCL.CNTL(BKPDABD1) - 01.99Line Col 00

Re: REXX to change Date in PDS member

2018-06-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
ehalf of PINION, RICHARD W. Sent: Monday, June 11, 2018 3:27 PM To: IBM-MAIN@listserv.ua.edu Subject: Re: REXX to change Date in PDS member Why re-invent the wheel, use IPOUPDTE. //UPDATE1 EXEC PGM=IPOUPDTE,PARM=U

Re: REXX to change Date in PDS member

2018-06-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Why re-invent the wheel, use IPOUPDTE. //UPDATE1 EXEC PGM=IPOUPDTE,PARM=UPDATE //* //* * //* PARM=UPDATECAUSES IPOUPDTE TO CHANGE PDS MEMBERS

Re: SORTLIB DD

2018-06-07 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Yes I know DFSORT, but many moons ago, we used SYNCSORT's tape sort, which was expressly for this type of problem. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Jesse 1 Robinson Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2018 2:14 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re:

Re: How Programming Affects Your Brain: 3 Big Truths According to Science

2018-05-01 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
What about SNOBOL or ALGOL? -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Jack J. Woehr Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 2:40 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: How Programming Affects Your Brain: 3 Big Truths According to Science

Re: DFSMSdss Release command

2018-05-01 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I have a program that releases free space without updating the last use date. The program reads an input file to select data sets for space release. We build the input with FDREPORT. We select data sets that have a SMS MGMT class that allows release of free space. I am ashamed to say, but I

Re: DFSMSdss dump fix after binary transfer

2018-04-23 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
This doesn't help for something done already. But, if you do this again in the future, first process the ADRDSSU dump data set with either IBM's TRSMAIN or TSO's XMIT. Both of these methods convert the squirely RECFM=U records/blocks into fixed length records, 1024 or 80 byte records

Re: Theology (was: Many arguments to a Rexx function call)

2018-04-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
BR549 and ask for Junior of Junior Samples Auto Sales, or BroadLane 9972 after 5 o'clock. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of Chris Hoelscher Sent: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 2:06 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re:

Re: IBM 1750 Disk Array (DS6000 Series)

2018-03-09 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
or get internal documentation from IBM. On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 11:44 AM, PINION, RICHARD W. <rpin...@firsttennessee.com> wrote: > Does anyone know of any built-in utilities to perform a data wipe for > the IBM 1750 disk array attached to a mainframe? > FIRST TENNESSEE > > C

IBM 1750 Disk Array (DS6000 Series)

2018-03-09 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Does anyone know of any built-in utilities to perform a data wipe for the IBM 1750 disk array attached to a mainframe? FIRST TENNESSEE Confidentiality notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the

Re: Connor Krukosky is on the Main Webpage at www.ibm.com

2018-03-05 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Connor is famous! -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Clark Morris Sent: Monday, March 05, 2018 3:00 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Connor Krukosky is on the Main Webpage at www.ibm.com [External Email]

Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl

2018-03-05 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I'm not necessarily disagreeing with you, but DSS has a separate entry in IFAPRDxx. I said, we're not paying for it. But we are until we can convert application level backups to use FDRAPPL. But, if what you say is true, then maybe applications can continue to use DSS. I'm not the person

Re: FDRMOVE sample jcl

2018-03-05 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
DF/DSS & HSM can be deleted from the list of IBM products, and thus not be charged for them. In our shop, we have FDR/ABR/CPK and pay for those, but we not do pay for DF/DSS & HSM. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of

zEDC hardware compression with FTP

2018-03-01 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Does anybody know if the z/OS FTP client uses zEDC when the FTP command COMPRESS is used? FIRST TENNESSEE Confidentiality notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient(s), or the

Re: Tape to tape copy jcl

2018-02-28 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
One thing to keep in mind, you cannot use IEBGENER or IDCAMS to copy ADRDSSU (DFDSS) or FDR dump tapes. You must use the appropriate copy utility, COPYDUMP for ADRDSU and FDRTCOPY for FDR. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On

Re: Question: Users of Pacific Systems Group -- Vendor

2018-02-16 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
We trialed their other product SMF Writer. I liked the product. Unfortunately, upper management didn't want to spend the money to acquire the product. In comparison to what we recently spent on hardware upgrades, that cost was insignificant. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe

Re: TSO temp dataset

2018-02-15 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
, 2018 3:58 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: TSO temp dataset [External Email] On Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:33:57 +, PINION, RICHARD W. wrote: >J works from ISPF member list. Might even work for sequential data sets from >ISPF 3.4. > In: z/OS IBM ISPF User's Guide Volume II

Re: TSO temp dataset

2018-02-15 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
J works from ISPF member list. Might even work for sequential data sets from ISPF 3.4. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Gord Tomlin Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2018 3:28 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re:

Re: ServerPac z/OS 2.3

2018-01-24 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Latest ADCD of z/OS 2.3 has SYS1.AUADS on A3DIS2. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Beesley, Paul Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:00 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: ServerPac z/OS 2.3 [External Email]

Re: [EXTERNAL] CBT Tape Version 495 has been cut

2018-01-17 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I second that! -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Dyck, Lionel B. (TRA) Sent: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 7:11 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: [EXTERNAL] CBT Tape Version 495 has been cut [External Email]

Re: [EXTERNAL] Re: Can anyone remember "drum" storage?

2017-12-21 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Please share a picture of the "bomb" as I remember it being called. IIRC, you could remove the cover and unwind the magnetic strip. That would be a cool picture too. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Dyck, Lionel B.

Re: Can anyone remember "drum" storage?

2017-12-21 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
No 3850 in the video :( -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Edward Finnell Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2017 2:41 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Can anyone remember "drum" storage? [External Email] Found

Re: Can anyone remember "drum" storage?

2017-12-20 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] > On Behalf Of PINION, RICHARD W. > Sent: 20 December, 2017 15:22 > To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU > Subject: Re: Can anyone remember "drum" storage? > > Drifting slightly, ever see the IBM 3850 Mass Store dev

Re: Can anyone remember "drum" storage?

2017-12-20 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Drifting slightly, ever see the IBM 3850 Mass Store device, or see it in action? -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Allan Staller Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 9:17 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: Can

Re: LRS VPS Printer Replacment

2017-12-15 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I personally like IP Print Server over NPF. But it is a cost item, as in not free as in NPF. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Roger Bolan Sent: Friday, December 15, 2017 4:14 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject:

TRSMAIN

2017-12-11 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Is there a way to make TRSMAIN use hardware compression, PCIE hardware compression? FIRST TENNESSEE Confidentiality notice: This e-mail message, including any attachments, may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient(s), or the employee

Re: Contact data for Maynard, Shedlock and Wathen?

2017-11-29 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Last I saw of Maynard, he was stuck inside of a computer trying to avoid the Grid Bugs. -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Seymour J Metz Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 12:46 PM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject:

Re: OS/390 2.5

2017-11-27 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
So you are saying I can't IPL OS/360 on our z13 :) -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Peter Relson Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 8:58 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: OS/390 2.5 [External Email] I don't

Re: IBM GRS Monitor report

2017-11-22 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
sysplex boundaries? -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of PINION, RICHARD W. Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 9:30 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: IBM GRS Monitor report We ran IBM's GRS Monitor batch reports and noticed

Re: IBM GRS Monitor report

2017-11-22 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
It's a long story. But yes we are doing this. The ACDS, COMMDS, and SCDS are not shared. The second system's ACDS and SCDS were derived from the first system's ACDS and SCDS. It was our thinking, perhaps we are wrong, that hardware reserves would protect the integrity of the volume. Using

IBM GRS Monitor report

2017-11-22 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
We ran IBM's GRS Monitor batch reports and noticed something in one of the reports. Notice the second entry, it has a x'004D'. The reason this is interesting to us is because we are sharing this particular volume between two systems. The second system is not in the GRS Star configuration of the

Re: call IKJEFT1B from an assembler program

2017-11-01 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
DU Subject: Re: call IKJEFT1B from an assembler program [External Email] On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 10:19 AM, PINION, RICHARD W. < rpin...@firsttennessee.com> wrote: > Would someone be so kind as to give me an example of calling IKJEFT1B > from an assembler program. The CALL macro

Re: call IKJEFT1B from an assembler program

2017-11-01 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
11:37 AM To: IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU Subject: Re: call IKJEFT1B from an assembler program [External Email] On Wed, Nov 1, 2017 at 10:19 AM, PINION, RICHARD W. < rpin...@firsttennessee.com> wrote: > Would someone be so kind as to give me an example of calling IKJEFT1B > from

call IKJEFT1B from an assembler program

2017-11-01 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Would someone be so kind as to give me an example of calling IKJEFT1B from an assembler program. The CALL macro I am using is passing control to IKJEFT1B, but I receive "IKJ56600I UNRECOVERABLE COMMAND SYSTEM ERROR". I'm assuming the parameters I am passing are incorrect. And, no my need is not

Re: Data set allocation from JCL and REXX/CLIST

2017-10-19 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
allocation from JCL and REXX/CLIST [External Email] On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 2:31 PM, Paul Gilmartin < 000433f07816-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu> wrote: > On Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:43:11 -0500, John McKown wrote: > > >On Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 1:27 PM, PINION, RICHARD W. wrote:

Data set allocation from JCL and REXX/CLIST

2017-10-19 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
I think I know that the answer is "no", but I'll ask anyway in case it is possible. I have a NEW,CATLG data set that is allocated to tape via JCL. I have a REXX/CLIST that is running in the step that has the tape data set. I would like to FREE that data set from the REXX/CLIST and then allocate

Re: BPXWDYN from CLIST

2017-10-18 Thread PINION, RICHARD W.
Yeah, that's what I'm doing right, SET = 100 LISTA STATUS SET= SET = 1 -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List [mailto:IBM-MAIN@LISTSERV.UA.EDU] On Behalf Of Peter Hunkeler Sent: Wednesday, October 18,

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