If you come across the need to delete a specific member of a Partitioned dataset and you want to do it via batch job, then you can use IDCAMS for the effect: //DELETE EXEC PGM=IDCAMS //SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=* //SYSIN DD * DELETE USER1.PDS.EXAMPLE(MEMBER1) In the above example member MEMBER1 […]
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.
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 […]