How do we free a Spool Allocation from Advantage CA ROSCOE?

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Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Question:

How do we free a Spool Allocation from Advantage CA ROSCOE?

Answer:

You may avoid recycling CA Roscoe when draining a spool volume by using the OPR SPOOL command to free a spool allocation from CA Roscoe.

OPERATOR SPOOL

Function: Displays status of spool volumes allocated to CA ROSCOE.

Syntax:<OPERATOR> SPOOL <FREE ddname>

With no operand, displays the status of all spool volumes allocated to CA-ROSCOE under MVS/JES2 and MVS/JES3 Global.

FREE ddname 1- to 8-character DD name of the JES2 spool volume to be deallocated.