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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM TS7700
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 14, 2023

Support larger tape ranges in the Selective Device Access Control tape range table

The SDAC tape range table supports 50 entries total.  A range of A00000-A99999 covers 100K tape volumes.  My client uses letters in the second position of the tape volser (A-Z).  I have to enter a range such as AA0000-AA9999 (covers 10K tape volumes).  I have to enter a total of 27 entries to do the entire A?xxxx range of tapes (?=0-9, A-Z).  I require more than 50 volume ranges to manage all of my tapes.  Please consider coding a method to define a tape range that supports any letter in the second position of the tape volser.  I would then be able to define one range and cover all ranges with a letter as the second character.

Idea priority High