Saving a file after a given number of updates (Autosave frequency option)

Z Data Tools can perform periodic file-wide SAVEs for shared files. The period or frequency of the SAVE is controlled by the value of the Autosave frequency option in the VSAM Edit Sharing Options panel as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. VSAM Edit Sharing Options panel
  Process   Options   Help
 Z Data Tools              VSAM Edit Sharing Options

 These options apply only when editing VSAM files that are being shared.

  Autosave frequency                     

 Options for the CHANGE ALL command
  SAVE before starting                Enter ON or OFF.
  Change all autosave frequency          
  Auto retry for change all           Enter ON or OFF.

 Command ===>                                                                  
  F1=Help      F2=Split     F3=Exit      F4=CRetriev  F7=Backward  F8=Forward
  F9=Swap     F10=Actions  F12=Cancel

You can access the VSAM Edit Sharing Options panel by the Options pull-down menu, or by means of the menu options.

You can also disable or enable the Autosave frequency option, or specify a frequency value, by using the AUTOSAVE primary command.