Note: User specified program names are limited. For more information, refer to User Specified Program Limitation Feature.

This parameter specifies the name of interface to StorageTek Tape Silo software, which provides status information on the volumes to satisfy a tapemount request. You can invoke the exit prior to a tape VOLSER mount request to automatically cancel the request should any volume not be available for the Silo to process. For more information, see Tapemount Exit.

The module name can be from 1–8 alphanumeric characters long, with the first character alphabetic. No default exists for this parameter.

The IBM® Connect:Direct® sample exit is named DGAXTAPX and located in the $CD.SDGASAMP library.

Modifiable through MODIFY INITPARMS command: NO