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How to File Transfer to tape with > 5 volumes

Question asked by Robert_Schilling_10614 on Apr 9, 2018
Latest reply on Apr 10, 2018 by Alexander_Trenker_120

I have File Transfer objects that use Allocate Format to transfer files to a z/OS system as tape.  I use this as my File Attribute:

ALLOCATE RECFM(FB) LRECL(1200) BLKSIZE(0) UNIT(VIRTUAL)

"VIRTUAL" is an esoteric on the mainframe identifying all tape drives.  The limitation here is that by default ALLOCATE only allocates 5 tape volumes.  I have a file to transfer that requires 13 volumes.  I tried to add MAXVOL(15) to ALLOCATE but UC4 gives a "parse error".  How can I alter my File Transfer object to support a target bigger than 5 tapes?

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