Loading Data Store Information into Your Mainframe Environment
Perform this procedure to map and load the definitions from your data store into the Knowledge Base. The information from
your data store will be mapped to your workspace.
In your mainframe environment, execute the following from an ISPF command line:
TSO EXEC ‘xxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxx.CLIST(MFDATA)’ where
xxxxxxxx.xxxxxxxx is a part of the PDS library name where member
MFDATA is located.
In both cases, this command allocates PDS libraries to ISPF and launches the
Main Menu in an ISPF environment.
Enter the following command:
Machine ID and
Company you created.
Specify the following parameters:
Data Set Name Inp
Name of the input data set that contains the table and owner names. For this demo, use
Data Set Name Out
the name of the output data set that contains the table names, column names, and column descriptions. For this demo, use
Note: The names for input and output datasets must be different.
Process identifier associated with the elaborated file. For example, for a DB2 data store with direct access, use
[Work with Jobs] window by clicking
> Work with Jobs to schedule a new job.
List of Jobs, select the job
BURLFIL (Load Data Store Information From External Interface).
DATAEXPRESMachine ID you just created.
DEMO as the name of your company code in the
Company name box.
Sequential data store
The job appears in the
List of Scheduled Jobs. The pause symbol indicates that the job is awaiting execution. Once the job has completed successfully, the job is listed
with a green check mark.
In your TSO environment, submit the
BURLFIL job by using the
Submit Client Scheduled Job panel.
Submit Client Scheduled Job panel is accessible by selecting option
Submit Client Scheduled Job from the
Data Express for z/OS - Main Menu panel. For more information, see the
Submission Function in the
Process Guide for z/OS.
Work with Jobs area, click the
Refresh button to verify that the jobs completed successfully.
Work with Jobs window.
[Work with Data Stores] window, expand the
Machine ID node, and select
DATAEXPRES, to view data stores associated with the
DATAEXPRES machine ID:
If you're planning to go straight on to the next session, you can keep Data Builder open. Otherwise, either click
Exit and then
Continue to the next section if you want to complete the sequential files session. Otherwise, go to the