Back up prefix.CNM4BSEC (SYSVIEW Security file)

Document ID : KB000100866
Last Modified Date : 09/07/2018
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Introduction:
Customer wants to know the way to back up prefix.CNM4BSEC (SYSVIEW Security file).
He wants to know how he can back up CNM4BSEC, whether he should use DFDSS for the backing up the CNM4BSEC or can be use IEBGENER.
Also, he would like to know if there are any file that needs to be synchronized when backing up CNM4BSEC.

 
Question:
How do we take the backup for SYSVIEW security file (prefix.CNM4BSEC)?
 
Environment:
SYSVIEW r15.0
prefix.CNM4BSEC
IEBGENER
DFDSS
Answer:
We can use both IEBGENER and DFDSS to create prefix.CMN4BSEC.

* No other files need to be synchronized when backing up prefix.CNM4BSEC.

<Reference information>
The attributes of the file for allocation purposes can be found in the Installation job INST0001 in the SAMPJCL.
 
//CNM4BSEC  DD DSN=prefix.CNM4BSEC,            
//            DCB=(DSORG=PS,RECFM=F,LRECL=8906,BLKSIZE=8906),
//            VOL=REF=xxxxxx,                            
//            SPACE=(CYL,(2,01)),                           
//            DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE)