Batch Job to delete all members of a Partitioned dataset

April 3, 2013 Rui Miguel Feio

Here’s a simple way of deleting all members of a partitioned dataset via a batch job: //DELETE   EXEC PGM=IDCAMS //SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=* //SYSIN    DD * DELETE  USER1.PDS.EXAMPLE(*)   In the above example all the members (represented by the *) of the dataset USER1.PDS.EXAMPLE will be deleted.

Disabling SMF recording

April 2, 2013 Rui Miguel Feio

System Management Facility (SMF) should always be active in order to record the LPAR activity. Nevertheless, some times whether for testing reasons or otherwise you may have the need to disable SMF.   To disable SMF: Edit the SMFPRMxx member in your Parmlib library and set it to NOACTIVE (the default […]