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How do you convert flat files to VSAM files ?

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How do you convert flat files to VSAM files ?..

Answer / tin-tin

Use IDCAMS to copy flat file into a VSAM File

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How do you convert flat files to VSAM files ?..

Answer / dev

u can not directly convert a flat file to vsam file because
vasam file have something called key filed which u need to
specify and it should be in some order asc/dsc or we can
say sorted on key filed and then we can copy the flat file
to vsam file

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How do you convert flat files to VSAM files ?..

Answer / mainframe virumbi

The attributes of the VSAM and Flat files are totally
different, so we cant copy the entire characteristics, but
i think we can copy the contents i.e datas using idcams

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How do you convert flat files to VSAM files ?..

Answer / sajid

use idcams export option which will convert a flat file into
vsam file by copying the datset along with its attributes...

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How do you convert flat files to VSAM files ?..

Answer / jerry

please make sure that we should sort primary keys only in
asending order while copying.... here some one gave
ase/dse.. i think its not possible

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