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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on May 25, 2024


Why is it useful?

It will respect the source dataset’s DSNTYPE and allocate the dataset with the correct DSNTYPE.

Who would benefit from it?

Any z/OS platform that has ACS routines that do not override a user’s requested DSNTYPE.

How should it work?

“If the source dataset is DSNTYPE=LIBRARY (a PDSE) then

that DSNTYPE must be propagated regardless of what is coded on the

dataclass. For example,the DSNTYPE can be coded on JCL and will override

the dataclass specification, therefore DSNTYPE must be propagated. DCB

must be propagated and SPACE quantities must be propagated, with or without


  • Admin
    James Joseph
    Jun 14, 2024

    Thank you for taking the time to share your ideas to IBM. We truly value our relationship with you and appreciate your efforts and willingness to share details about your experience, your recommendations, and ideas. We will soon review the same in the coming weeks and shall get back with a response.


    Product Management