2517 Messages not issued for empty VSAM

Document ID : KB000100419
Last Modified Date : 12/06/2018
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Question:
Why are 2517 messages not being issued when backing up empty VSAM files?
Answer:
Whether to print the 2517 messages when processing empty VSAM data sets is controlled by this Sysparm:
VSMSGEMP
N - To not issue message when empty VSAM clusters are archived.
Y - Message 2517 is issued.