HFS File Name Considerations
When HFS file names contain internal Connect:Direct® for z/OS® keywords, single quote delimiters are required. For example, coding:
would be rejected at submit time because DCB is an internal Connect:Direct for z/OS keyword that requires an equal sign.
Surrounding the entire file name within single quotes resolves this issue unless variable substitution is being used. If a Connect:Direct for z/OS keyword is being used along with variable substitution, then a more complex syntax is required. For example, coding:
All Connect:Direct for z/OS keywords used in DSN= or FILE= should be treated in this manner.
The following is a list of keywords that must receive special consideration if contained in an HFS file name: