How to exclude Fastcopy in a IEBCOPY step

Document ID : KB000124990
Last Modified Date : 21/01/2019
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Introduction:
In some cases you may think there is a problem with FASTCOPY during a copy process. To diagnose if it is Fastcopy related you can diagnose the problem bu excluding Fastcopy for this step and rerun your job.
Background:
Using exclude function to turn off Fastcopy intercept
Environment:
z/OS
PDSM any release
Instructions:
FastCopy processing can be disabled for a selected job step by including the following DD statement in the step: 

//FCOPYOFF DD DUMMY 

Note: This override is ignored if the output is a PDSE or program object library for which PDSMAN has interest (as defined by one or more PDSMAN Initialization Control Statements) and the input is also a PDSE or program object library. 
 
Additional Information:
This is documented in the PDSMAN manual 

https://docops.ca.com/ca-pdsman/7-7/en/using/fastcopy-library-space-reuse-and-faststow-facilities/fastcopy/fastcopy-usage-notes