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Connect:Direct for zOS copying files to SNODE (Linux or Windows ) at the same time using a '*' mask to individual datasets

The client SERPRO would like that was possible in Connect:Direct CDP pull a list of datasets that meet your dataset mask with the '*' (for eg. ABCDEF*.TXT)and based on that list of datasets that match then to start copies each of the datasets one at a time to a Connec:Direct for distributed platform, like Windows or Linux.

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  • Apr 10 2019
  • Declined
How will this idea be used?

The SERPRO would like to submit multiple files transfer copies just by a use a mask like (*) as I explained above.  The PNODE is C:D zOS and SNODE is SFG.

What is your industry? Government
What is the idea priority? High
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    Chris Sanders commented
    30 Apr 12:38

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with us.  I have reviewed it with my team thoroughly.  Unfortunately we won't be able to accept this request as it's not technically feasible to use a wildcard in these types of transfers to non-z/OS platforms.  The required external utility is z/OS-specific and isn't available on Windows or UNIX/Linux.  I'll need to reject this due to these technical limitations, but please don't hesitate to open future enhancement requests if you think of other changes we should consider.

    Sincerely,

    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager