CA View - Tapes not Getting Scratched

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Article ID: 141570

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CA Deliver CA View

Issue/Introduction

The client is migrating tapes and has used the SARPAC process, to which they receive an INDEX ONLY message.

The database has SARINIT setting of NGENI=1.

Sample output is below:

12/09/2019 06:42:49                          CA View Output Archival and Viewing (12.2)                                   Page     1

SARPAC   VIEW.SYS1           Expanded Retention Option (ERO) Tape Consolidation - Control Card Listing

TAPESEQ=0004                                                            00140003

12/09/2019 06:42:49                          CA View Output Archival and Viewing (12.2)                                   Page     1

SARPAC   VIEW.SYS1             Expanded Retention Option (ERO) Tape Consolidation - Tape Status List

                                                         Used   Per-                         Total Processed?

  Tseq Data Set Name                      Volser   Total  Groups cent Create     Yrs Dplx       Lines Yes/No, Remarks

 ----- ---------------------------------- ------ ------- ------- ---- ---------- --- ---- ----------- ----------------------

     4 ....T0000004                       ABC123      11       0    0 07/20/2015   5                0 N, INDEX ONLY

 

Environment

Release : 12.2

Component : CA View

Resolution

The tape would not be expired by View, as it contained the latest valid index backup.

The recommendation is for the client to start the View SARSTC task, force a View backup, then stop the SARSTC task.