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sukanya-ramanathan

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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 3:50 am    Post subject: Delete only DATA and INDEX component
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Hi all,

Is there any way of deleting only the data or index components of VSAM File through JCL. I tried it out through DELETE parameter of IDCAMS but not working.

In one of the scenario the base cluster of KE file was missing but the DATA and INDEX component of the file was however present. What could be the reason behind it?

Thanks in Advance
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William Thompson

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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 5:23 am    Post subject: Re: Delete only DATA and INDEX component
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sukanya-ramanathan wrote:
In one of the scenario the base cluster of KE file was missing but the DATA and INDEX component of the file was however present. What could be the reason behind it?
What, in this scenario, is a KE file?
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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 6:27 am    Post subject:
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s... it was a VSAM file... i found the BASE cluster wen i tried to view from option 3.4, was missing

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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2007 12:00 pm    Post subject:
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Look at DELETE VVR in the fine manual
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