Is it possible to use an alias name instead of the full DSNAME in ZDMSPARM, SYSPAUTH, PARMAUTH, DMSSET?
Release : 12.5
Component : CA Disk Backup and Restore
An ALIAS can be used in PARMAUTH and DMSSET but not in ZDMSPARMS and SYSPAUTH.
In ZDMSPARM an ALIAS can't be used. The data set names specified in this member are simply compared with the data set name allocated to the PARMLIB DD. An ALIAS in this member will not be resolved to the true name. If we have the following ALIAS for example
ALIAS --------- DISK.PARMLIB
IN-CAT --- ICF.VMVXE54
DATA SET ENCRYPTION-----(NO)
and we have DISK.PARMLIB in ZDMSPARM, then we end up comparing "GERCAI.DISKOS.R125.CCUWPARM", which is used in the JCL, with "DISK.PARMLIB" from ZDMSPARM which does not match.
In SYSPAUTH no data set name is used. Just the RESOURCE name for the security checks is specified.