Very true BUT this is potentially what you want. Consider that you may want that space pre-allocated so that it's always available.

Also remember that if you do INZTAP on a virtual tape you do *NOT get back the space the tape has used. You only get back the space if you delete the volume from the image catalog and create a new one. And I'm OK with that because I sell disk. :-)

- Larry "DrFranken" Bolhuis

On 9/12/2013 12:02 PM, Jim Bostwick wrote:

When you create the virtual tape make sure to use ALCSTG(*MIN) or it will
try to allocate enough storage based on the IMGSIZ parm...

Jim Bostwick

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