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TMC FLAG Definitions/layout

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Article ID: 189699

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CA 1 Tape Management CA 1 Tape Management - Copycat Utility CA 1 Tape Management - Add-On Options

Issue/Introduction

I would like to know where I can find documentation on FLAG, FLAG2, FLAG3, FLAG4, FLAG5 and FLAG6 TMC settings and their definitions (SCR,DEL,RDS,WORM....)

 

Environment

Release : 14.0

Component : CA 1 Tape Management

Resolution

It is in the PROGRAMMING manual under Record Definitions and Keywords.  See link:
https://techdocs.broadcom.com/content/broadcom/techdocs/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/performance-and-storage/ca-1-tape-management-system/14-0/programming/record-definitions-and-keywords.html

Here is a quick summary of the Flag definitions:
DEFINITION OF TMC FLAG-1 BITS                  
   80 = INTERNAL FIELD CHANGED BY USER          
   40 = VOLUME CLOSED NORMALLY                  
   20 = TMC RECORD UPDATED BY USER              
   10 = VOLUME CLOSED BY ABEND                  
   08 = VOLUME LISTED TO BE CLEANED             
   04 = VOLUME LISTED IN SCRATCH STATUS         
   02 = VOLUME IN DELETE (INACTIVE) STATUS      
   01 = VOLUME ELIGIBLE FOR RDS OVERRIDE        
DEFINITION OF TMC FLAG-2 BITS                   
   80 = DATA SET WAS ON MVS CATALOG             
   40 = VOLUME OPENED FOR OUTPUT                
   20 = DATA SET RECREATED                      
   10 = TEMPORARY DATA SET                      
   08 = EXPIRED FROM CATALOG CONTROL (TMSCTLG)  
   04 = EXPIRED FROM CYCLE CONTROL (TMSCYCLE)   
   02 = EXPIRED FROM LDATE CONTROL (TMSCLEAN)   
   01 = EXPIRED BY TMS, CA 11 OR EDM            
DEFINITION OF TMC FLAG-3 BITS                   
   80 = CA-9/R+ INDICATED BAD TAPE              
   40 = TAPE RELEASED BY EXT VAULT MANAGER      
   20 = CONTROLLED BY EXTERNAL DATA MANAGER     
   10 = CONTROLLED BY CA-DYNAM/T                
   08 = DATA SET ERASE REQUIRED                 
   04 = DEFAULT EXPDT USED AT OPEN              
   02 = MULTIPLE FILES EXIST                    
   01 = CREATED BY CA 1/COPYCAT                 
DEFINITION OF TMC FLAG-4 BITS                   
   80 = TAPE HAS BEEN EXPIRED BY SMS            
   40 = ACTUAL VOLSER IN USE                    
   20 = VAULT SPECIFIC REQUEST                  
   10 = TAPE HAS BEEN DEGAUSSED                 
   08 = FILE ON OS CATALOG                      
   04 = NON-RESIDENT TAPE                       
   02 = TAPE IS INUSE FOR REAL-TIME STACKING    
   01 = NO FURTHER STACKING IS ALLOWED ON TAPE  
DEFINITION OF TMC FLAG-5 BITS                
   80 = TAPE IS USED FOR REAL-TIME STACKING  
   40 = VOLUME DATA RECORDED BY TAPE AGENT   
   20 = VIRTUAL VOLUME EXPORTED FROM LIBRARY 
   10 = 3592 WORM CARTRIDGE