DFSMS/VM Overview

Product Number: 5706-116 FL 21

DFSMS/VM FL 221 is a feature of VM/ESA designed to manage files in Shared File System (SFS) file pools, help to move CMS minidisks between like and unlike direct access storage devices (DASD) quickly and efficiently, and provide command and Callable Services Library (CSL) interface to removable media library support.

Did you know that DFSMS can also manage files in a Byte File System (BFS) filepool? DFSMS can be used for space management of a BFS when using short file names and issuing commands outside of the ISMF interface.

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