How it is possible to exclude volumes or a storage group from PDS Compression?
Today there is no EXCLUDE parameter available with the SCAN or COMPRESS command to exclude volumes or a storage group from the PDS Compression utility, but you could use the following workaround:
- Use the CMDGENDSN parameter of the REPORT command to generate a data set that contains entries consisting of the data set names that are to be excluded later from the PDS Compression utility:
- Copy the data set dsn.excludes to a parmlib member dsnexcl
- Run the PDS Compression utility excluding the selected data sets by specifying the previously created member in the EXTABLE parameter of the SCAN command: