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CLOUDVTB Special Features


Filtering: Many combinations of including and excluding tape files.

  • Data set name or mask
  • Tape Volume serial or mask or range
  • Creating job or mask
  • Creating program or mask
  • Creation date
  • Days/weeks/years (or range) since creation
  • Expiration date
  • Days/weeks/years (or range) until expiration
  • Range of specific expiration dates
  • Permanent or catalog-controlled or cycle-controlled
  • Data set size or range
  • Number of days since last referenced
  • Any combination of these criteria.

Retention: Flexible criteria in setting retention periods.

  • Retention can be a number of days or years from the tape data set’s expiration date
  • A number of days or years from the tape data set’s creation date
  • A number of days or years from the tape data set’s upload date
  • Until a specific expiration date (separate from the tape data set’s expiration date)
  • Permanent
  • Based on a maximum number of versions of the same tape dsname.

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