Non-VSAM Define panel

This panel is used to define a catalog entry for a non-VSAM file type. It does not allocate the data set.

Panel and field definitions

Figure 1. Non-VSAM Define panel
  Process   Options   Help
 Z Data Tools                   Non-VSAM Define

 NONVSAM Catalog Entry:
    Data set name  . . 'USERID.TESTCATS.DATA2'            
    Catalog ID . . . . 'CATALOG.SYSPLEXD.USER'            

 NONVSAM Data Allocation:
    Expiration date  . (NONE)  

    Volume serial(s) . D$US23                                            
    Device type(s) . . 3390                                                

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Data set name
The name of the catalog entry, from one to 44 characters. For DEFINE and ALTER commands, enter the new name.
Catalog ID
Name of a catalog that contains the entry. Default: System catalog search order.
Expiration date
Expiration date in the form YY.DDD or YYYY.DDD, where (YY)YY denotes the year and DDD denotes the number of the day from 1 to 366.

Leave it blank if an expiration date is not desired.

Volume serial(s)
Serial number of a DASD or tape volume to contain the non-VSAM data set.
Device type(s)
Specifies the device type of one or more volumes containing the data set. Enter an IBM® device type or a generic device name that is supported by your system.

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