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How do we backup and restore a SYS$MON file is FAQS?

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Article ID: 189234

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FAQS - Automated Systems Operation

Issue/Introduction

What is the best way to restore user written members only to a new PDS of a higher release level? And how do we backup and restore the entire file system and restore it? 

Environment

Release : 5.1

Component : CA FAQS Production Control System for z/VSE

Resolution

Provided samples and area of the documentation to review for details. 

FAQS PCS Ops Guide page 290.

he following format is required with the RESTORE control statement:
RESTORE [EVENT=mask] [GROUP=mask] [CPU=mask] [LIST=ONLY|YES|NO] [CLOSE=REWIND|UNLOAD] [REPLACE=YES|NO|CONFIRM]
By default, if only RESTORE is entered, all events are restored regardless of the event group name or CPU ID. 

You can follow the rest of the pages for exact descriptions etc..

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You can use the following to selectively backup and restore the MON members that they want to save.

// EXEC GSPDSU,SIZE=GSPDSU
PDS=MON,BACKUP,SEL=LIB2LST.JCL

// UPSI 001
// EXEC GSPDSU,SIZE=GSPDSU
PDS=MON,RESTORE,SEL=LIB2LST.JCL