Re: Adding new DB & RecLog volumes whilst TSM server is running ( on OS390)
Did you know that this job will still work with the dddef for //OPT
commented out or left out.
I discover this when I decided I did not want to shutdown my TSM server
From: Paul Van De Vijver [mailto:Paul.Van.De.Vijver AT HONDA-EU DOT COM]
Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2004 4:30 AM
To: ADSM-L AT VM.MARIST DOT EDU
Subject: Adding new DB & RecLog volumes whilst TSM server is running (on
TSM Server (Version 188.8.131.52) running on OS390 2.10 (in the near future
Up to now I always halted the TSM Server to define & format additional
See example JCL below :
//ALLOCAT EXEC PGM=IDCAMS
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSIN DD *
DEFINE CLUSTER(NAME(ADSM.DB06) LINEAR MB(2341) VOL(ADSM21))
//ADSMFMT EXEC PGM=DSMFMT,DYNAMNBR=300,COND=(0,NE,ALLOCAT),
//OPT DD DSN=ADSM.ANRSERV.OPTIONS,DISP=SHR
//DSMAMENG DD DSN=TIVSM.V5R1M0.SANRMSG(ANRMENU),DISP=SHR
//SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=*
//SYSTERM DD SYSOUT=*
Because the TSM Server options file (//OPT) is in exclusive use by the TSM
I have to stop the TSM Server before being able to execute the format job.
Up to now there was no real problem with halting the server for a few
minutes to do this, but it is becoming
more and more difficult (even impossible) to find a moment where I can
stop the server (due to API-clients
which are accessing the server randomly) without causing archive/restore
I think this problem should be solved by simply using another options file
name (which is a copy from the original one)
for the format job (and TSM Server keeps running in the meantime).
Can I do this ? Or do I forget something and MUST I stop the TSM Server ?
Thanks for any info.
Paul Van de Vijver
Honda Europe NV
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