Chapter4: Redirect VSAM requests
to a DB2 database on Windows
You have a VSAM file that contains data
You have applications that work with that VSAM file
(i.e. FFST CICS Application)
Redirect all VSAM requests to DB2 UDB on Windows
Access the data with existing applications (without changing them)
NOTE: The VSAM Redirector Server does NOT require the
VSE Connector Client on Windows
Define a map
To move the data into a database, you must know the format of the records.
Therefore you must do a mapping containing all fields including their offset in
the record, length and type.
Start the VSE Navigator, connect to the VSAM host, and navigate to the VSAM
Right click the Cluster, choose
map, e.g. "MAP"
Right click on the map, choose
definition". Enter a name for the