VsamAttributes - AWS Mainframe Modernization


The attributes of a VSAM type data set.



The record format of the data set.

Type: String

Required: Yes


The alternate key definitions, if any. A legacy dataset might not have any alternate key defined, but if those alternate keys definitions exist, provide them as some applications will make use of them.

Type: Array of AlternateKey objects

Required: No


Indicates whether indexes for this dataset are stored as compressed values. If you have a large data set (typically > 100 Mb), consider setting this flag to True.

Type: Boolean

Required: No


The character set used by the data set. Can be ASCII, EBCDIC, or unknown.

Type: String

Required: No


The primary key of the data set.

Type: PrimaryKey object

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: