Dynam/T Dataset Retention

Document ID : KB000123443
Last Modified Date : 20/12/2018
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As we need to keep a Dataset Volume for three years, will NGen:1, Retention:2, and Exp Date:01/01/2022 keep the 1 volume active and Not Scratch eligible until the Exp Date?
  • z/VSE  6.2
  • Dynam/T  7.1
I was able to follow up with Level 2 this morning and verified that having the Exp Date set to 01/01/2022 will maintain the volume and it will not be scratched during that time.

In addition, the Dynam User Guide section entitled 'Using CA Dynam/T' and 'Establishing Retention Characteristics' specifies that:  'Before the system permits a generation to be scratched, the generation must be eligible for scratch under all the retention schemes associated with the data set.'
Additional Information:
Dynam User Guide r7.1:

See the section entitled 'Using CA Dynam/T' and 'Establishing Retention Characteristics'.