Mismatch between TMC and OS Catalog

Document ID : KB000074881
Last Modified Date : 25/04/2018
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Use the TMSOSCAT utility to determine the differences between the TMC and the Operating System (OS) Catalog. 

CA 1 must be active or batch active to run TMSOSCAT.

1. Include a parameter of NO PARM Only, in order to only receive the report. Do not add a PARM.

The most common control statements for TMSOSCAT are below:

To get a report of your discrepancies run TMSOSCAT with what is below. We recommend you run both reports. 


V=YES,l=YES,RC=ERRORS,RS=DSN if you want to find what's in the TMC and not in the catalog. 


V=YES,l=YES,RC=ERRORS,RS=VSN to find out what's in the catalog and not in the TMC.

Next control statement:

This will give you a list of the tapes in error and with no catalog entry. 


Additional Information:
For an in depth review of TMSOSCAT, please see the link below which will take you to our CA 1 TMSOSCAT Utility in the Utilities and Reports Guide on our docops site.