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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 17, 2023

Include mask for DFSPARM

One of our customers working with REORG jobs built using Automation tool 4.3 have normally problems of "Sort Capacity exceeded".

In order to solve this problem, our customer is using a customized skeleton HAAREORJ with syntaax:



The target of this syntax is to force DB2 to allocate 400.000 data records for the sort space, no matter how many records the table contains.

An input mask in the automation tool with a DFSPARM parameter that you could optionally fill would be great.

Needed By Not sure -- Just thought it was cool
  • Admin
    Chris Pomasl
    Sep 19, 2023

    Thank you for submitting this Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS enhancement request.

    After giving the request a comprehensive review, we have determined that we cannot include it as a candidate in a future deliverable because it is not consistent with the product purpose. Consequently, we will not be implementing this request.

    The Db2 syntax says, "only use this keyword under the direction of IBM support". If needed, you can update your HAAOPTNC skeleton and provide an additional option for FILSZ which can be generated conditionally via a parameter that can be set in a user skeleton.

    We appreciate your input to the Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS development team. We also hope that you will continue to submit ideas for improvements as customer feedback is a key component to shaping the future direction of Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS.


    Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS Team