Use the TMSOSCAT utility to determine the differences between the TMC and the Operating System (OS) Catalog.
CA 1 must be active or batch active to run TMSOSCAT.
1. Include a parameter of NO PARM Only, in order to only receive the report. Do not add a PARM.
The most common control statements for TMSOSCAT are below:
To get a report of your discrepancies run TMSOSCAT with what is below. We recommend you run both reports.
V=YES,l=YES,RC=ERRORS,RS=DSN if you want to find what's in the TMC and not in the catalog.
V=YES,l=YES,RC=ERRORS,RS=VSN to find out what's in the catalog and not in the TMC.
Next control statement:
This will give you a list of the tapes in error and with no catalog entry.
For an in depth review of TMSOSCAT, please see the link below which will take you to our CA 1 TMSOSCAT Utility in the Utilities and Reports Guide on our docops site.