|ACCESS Procedure Reference|
The ACCESS procedure enables you to create and edit the descriptor files that are used by the SAS/ACCESS interface view engine to IMS (referred to as the IMS engine). The ACCESS procedure can be used in batch, interactive line, and noninteractive modes.
This section provides complete reference information for the ACCESS procedure. The PROC ACCESS statement is presented first, followed by the statement options and procedure statements. For examples of how to use the statement options, refer to Invoking the ACCESS Procedure. Performance and Efficient View Descriptors presents several efficiency considerations for using the SAS/ACCESS interface to IMS.
Refer to the SAS Language Reference: Dictionary and the SAS Companion for z/OS for information about SAS data sets, data libraries, and their naming conventions, or for help with the terminology used in this procedure description.