To view Unused Datasets in a LPAR.

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To view Unused Datasets in a LPAR.

Postby RyanFox » Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:18 pm

Hi,

Is there any zOS/MVS command to see the unused Datasets residing on an LPAR.



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Re: To view Unused Datasets in a LPAR.

Postby Robert Sample » Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:57 pm

You need to work with your site support group. If your DASD is shared across LPARs, a particular data set may not be used in LPAR A but be heavily used in LPAR B.




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Re: To view Unused Datasets in a LPAR.

Postby dick scherrer » Wed Jan 22, 2014 2:31 am

Typically, datasets do not reside on an LPAR . . .


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Re: To view Unused Datasets in a LPAR.

Postby RyanFox » Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:04 am

dick scherrer wrote:Typically, datasets do not reside on an LPAR . . .

Did you mean they are either on DASD or on TAPE? :)




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Re: To view Unused Datasets in a LPAR.

Postby RyanFox » Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:06 am

Robert Sample wrote:You need to work with your site support group. If your DASD is shared across LPARs, a particular data set may not be used in LPAR A but be heavily used in LPAR B.

The site support group is not very supportive here, they are like - you've the system and you've the access, go figure! So I need a direction...




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Re: To view Unused Datasets in a LPAR.

Postby dick scherrer » Wed Feb 26, 2014 11:09 pm

Did you mean they are either on DASD or on TAPE?
No.

Depending on how dasd/tape is managed on your system datasets may or may not be visable on multiple lpars.

You need to talk with your storage management peoploe to learn how data is managed on your system.

Sorry to be so long, but i've not always gotten e-mails telling me there is a reply . . . Hopefully, this is now corrected.


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