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BMC recommends upgrading to the latest version of the product. To see documentation for that version, see BMC AMI Ops Infrastructure 7.1 Open link .

Viewing the status of historical data sets (DSLIST view)

Use the DSLIST view to manage the historical database. DSLIST shows the names of the data sets that comprise the historical database and allows you to issue commands against these data sets. Using DSLIST, you can allocate, deallocate, empty, or close a data set and control the read and write access to a data set.

To access the DSLIST view

  1. Access a MainView product that uses historical data and ensure that the product is running in windows mode.


    Plex Manager does not contain a DSLIST view because it does not use historical data.

  2. On the COMMAND line, type DSLIST and press Enter.


    For CMF MONITOR version 5.8.00 or later and MainView for z/OS, display the DSLISTZ view first. Then hyperlink on the type of historical data set (regular, long-term, or short-term) for which you want information.

    The DSLIST view is displayed.

    ddmmmyyyy  hh:mm:ss ------- MainView WINDOW INTERFACE ( ------------
    COMMAND  ===>                                               SCROLL ===> PAGE
    CURR WIN ===> 1        ALT WIN ===>
    >W1 =DSLIST===========SYSB=====*=======dd/mm/yyyy=hh:mm:ss====MVMVS==D=====3
    C DDNAME   From Date  Time  To Date   Time  Rec Status Pending Data set name
    - ------   ---------- ----- --------- ----- --- ------ ------- -------------
      HISTDS03 dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm Yes Active ****** BCVM1.IMAGSYS
    o HISTDS01 dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm No  Closed ****** BCVM1.IMAGSYS
      HISTDS02 dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm Yes Closed ****** BCVM1.IMAGSYS

    The DSLIST view displays information about historical data sets that are currently allocated to the PAS. For information about any field in the DSLIST view, place the cursor on the field and press the Help key.

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