How to Expand the HSC Control Data Set (CDS) Using the CDS EXpand Command (Doc ID 1016921.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2017

Applies to:

Sun StorageTek Host Software Component (HSC) - Version 7.0 and later
Sun StorageTek Enterprise Library Software (ELS) - Version 7.0 and later
Sun StorageTek Virtual Tape Control Software (VTCS) - Version 7.0 and later
IBM z/OS on System z

Goal

How to increase the size of the CDS for VTCS use.
How to make the CDS bigger to be able to increase VTVVOL and/or MVCVOL ranges.
How to expand the control data set (CDS) using the CDS EXpand command.

This procedure can be used after receiving the message SLS2702E UNABLE TO OBTAIN CDS BLOCK; NO FREE SPACE REMAINING

This document is not applicable to an HSC-only environment.  VTCS must be installed to use the procedure that will follow.

Solution

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