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  • 1.  Retention Limit / Maximum

    Posted Aug 25, 2021 09:59 AM
    Could RDS processing be enhanced to supply an optional RETPDMAX=days parm so that a specified max retention is enforced but if a shorter retention is specified in JCL it will honor it and if no retention is specified the default is assigned? Using SMS MC Retention Limit is cumbersome as each would need to be maintained on IBM TS7700 hardware.

  • 2.  RE: Retention Limit / Maximum
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    Broadcom Employee
    Posted Aug 25, 2021 10:29 AM
    This is an interesting idea, but needs to be placed on the IDEA site so that it can be voted on by other clients.

  • 3.  RE: Retention Limit / Maximum

    Community Manager
    Posted Aug 25, 2021 11:17 AM

    Thanks for submitting it as an idea, Allen. 

    FYI for the community, it can be found and voted on here:

    Lenn Thompson
    Community Manager, Mainframe Division
    Broadcom Inc.