Editing an IMS Program Alias

You can edit an existing IMS program alias (IPA). Also, when your requirements for a new IPA are similar to an existing IPA, you may find it easy to duplicate and modify an existing IPA.

Note If you edit or delete an IMS program alias on which existing task definitions are based, for the task definitions to remain valid, you must make corresponding modifications to them.
To edit an IMS Program Alias
  1. In the Designer Studio window, from the Designer menu, click Task Builder for IMS.

  2. In the Task Builder Guide, click the IMS Program Alias button.

    A list of existing IMS program aliases is displayed.

  3. Select an IMS program alias, and do one of the following:
    Choose this button
    Edit Open and make changes to the selected IPA.
    Copy Make a copy of the selected IPA, which you can then edit.
    Rename Save the selected IPA using a new name that you specify.
    Delete Delete the selected IPA from the table of IMS program aliases, and from the folder in which it is stored.

Related Topics
Bullet Creating Task Files
Bullet Creating an IMS Program Alias
Bullet Editing a Task Definition