Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 13:17:40 -0500
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From: "Dunn, Toby" <Toby.Dunn@TEA.STATE.TX.US>
Subject: Re: Integration-Communicating with PC SAS and Mainframe
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My general way doing this is simply to create a SAS dataset and then
rsubmit it up to the mainframe, where my code to rsubmit creates the
library on the mainframe and then I put the sas data set I created in PC
SAS as a member in that library. That way it is all in one program I
run from my PC.
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Sent: Thursday, July 22, 2004 1:09 PM
Subject: Integration-Communicating with PC SAS and Mainframe
I am to automate an FTP process between Windows and Mainframe(MVS, I
use ISPF) . This also involves creation of a dataset in Mainframe.
Outcome of my PC Based data extraction and cleaning is a text file
that i will have to export into a mainframe datafile for further
processing. The present process, i generate the text file in PC SAS,
Create a new dataset(generation dataset) in Mainframe and using the
Mainfram interface utility i FTP the text file to maniframe file. I
read about SAS capabilities to automate such processes but did not get
any help specific to this. I have done ftp but stuck at Allocating a
Please let me know your thoughts