Can VSAM Lookup Table Support Custom Address Lookups?

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Article ID: 198052

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Products

CA Test Data Manager (Data Finder / Grid Tools)

Issue/Introduction

We have created Canadian addresses in our distributed environment, and we would prefer to keep it in VSAM Files. 

Each line is like this

street Address 1,street Address 2.. Postal Code Province.

How would we translate this into VSAM file? How do you tell in the masking which column/field maps to which part of the address?

Cause

N/A

Environment

Release : 4.9

Component : CA Test Data Manager - Mainframe

Resolution

Yes.  

Please see the below attached files to this knowledge document:

CA-TDM-MF-VSAM-Seedlst-Best-Practices-GuideV1.5.pdf
vsam-seed-list.csv

It is a Best Practices Guide and a sample vsam-seed-list.csv that was generated.

 

Additional Information

You can set up multiple custom VSAM seedlists as needed.

Attachments

1598384098837__vsam-seed-list.csv get_app
1598384056171__CA-TDM-MF-VSAM-Seedlst-Best-Practices-GuideV1.5.pdf get_app