Using MCATTR(ALL) instead of MCATTR(VRSELXDI) case study
In this case study, we examine the MCATTR value of ALL.
The difference between VRSELXDI and ALL is that the tape expiration values in the management class under VRSELXDI are applied only to EXPDT-managed volumes; in ALL, they are applied to all volumes, regardless of the retention method that is used.
In this case study, we use a Management Class (MC) that defaults to VRSEL retention method management and show two tests. The first test passes an expiration value in the JCL ...