Steps to release and re-allocate the HISTFILE on CA Workload Automation ESP Edition
Article ID: 196178
CA Workload Automation ESP Edition
Is there any way to release and reallocate the HISTFILE? Its secondary allocation is too small.
Release : 11.4 & 12.0
Component : CA ESP WORKLOAD AUTOMATION
You can issue following from the Master: - Stop tracking by "OPER TRACKING NOSTORE" and close the histfile by "OPER HISTFILE histid CLOSE"; - From MVS console, issue "/F esp_stc,HISTFILE histid DELETE", then answer "Y" to prompt question: ESP437A CONFIRM REQUEST TO DELETE HISTFILE HIST1, REPLY Y OR N - Re-allocate the HISTFILE; - Issue HISTFILE histid DEFINE with proper dsname; - Issue "OPER TRACKING STORE" to resume tracking.
Note: it's important to turn off tracking first, to avoid lose data that should be written to histfile.