Reading a DUMMY VSAM file

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Article ID: 192497

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Products

CA Easytrieve Report Generator

Issue/Introduction

Getting an error trying to access a VSAM file when DD DUMMY is assigned to it

761 *******A011 VSAM - xxxxxx    ERROR - FILE xxxxx  - CODE 021(15)

Cause

VSAM DUMMY Read

Environment

Release : r6.4, r11.6

Component : CA Easytrieve Plus Report Generator

Resolution

The Easytrieve code does not support dummy VSAM files, however if you code a DEFER
on the file statement, you can read in a dummy file.