Use the following table as a guide when you want to use the OUTPUT option.
Write all the files to the specified directory. The default pack is DISK.
Optionally, you can add a slash(/) or a slash with an equals sign (/=).
OUTPUT directoryname ON familyname
Write all files to the specified directory on the specified pack. The FAMILY substitution statement applies to the pack you designate.
OUTPUT ON TAPE
Write all output to tape.
Snapshot will not write any records as output but it will perform the data validation checks. Use this option to generate a report of records having data errors but not actually write the data files containing the records.