How to replace BMC Mainview's DASDPOOL rule list parameter setting SUPVOL=NO with CA Allocate?

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Article ID: 15819

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CA Allocate DASD Space and Placement

Issue/Introduction



How to replace BMC Mainview's DASDPOOL rule list parameter setting SUPVOL=NO with CA Allocate?

 

Environment

Release: ESBALQ99000-12.5-CA-Allocate-DASD Space and Placement-with Quota Manager-Extende
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Resolution

SUPVOL=NO means that a specific volume request is honored and the data set is not assigned to a pool. 

So with CA Allocate you need to check the &ALLVOL variable for any volser passed from JCL. 

The ALLVOL variable contains the list of volume serial numbers specified by the allocation requestor.

So the following ASR coding will be equivalent to SUPVOL=NO : 

IF ... AND &ALLVOL NE '' THEN

    ... bypass setting the SG ... or set POOLSUB = 'N' ...