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How to delete a VSAM file which is not cataloged

 
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mighty

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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 4:56 pm    Post subject: How to delete a VSAM file which is not cataloged
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How to delete a VSAM file which is not cataloged ?
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 5:36 pm    Post subject:
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Please use VOL-SER to find & delete it out.
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 6:44 pm    Post subject:
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IDCAMS DELETE VVR
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PostPosted: Thu May 22, 2008 11:03 pm    Post subject: Re: How to delete a VSAM file which is not cataloged
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mighty wrote:
How to delete a VSAM file which is not cataloged ?


Actually,this question was about a KSDS file.

Actual KSDS file is on a volume say for eg: xxxxxx,
Only the data component of the KSDS file is on a different volume say yyyyyy and is uncataloged.

How do I get rid of the duplicate one on yyyyyy. I wanted to try the following jcl:

//DD1 DD VOL=SER=DV000E,DISP=SHR,UNIT=DISK
//SYSIN DD *
DELETE **.KSDS.DATA -
VVR FILE(DD1) -
CATALOG(CATALOG.ICFUSER.USER4)

Please let me know if this works. What do I do incase of 'Duplicate Dataset name' failures in this case.Please advise.
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 1:04 am    Post subject:
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Your JCL looks like mine, if yyyyyy is volume DV000E, except I specify the full component name (no asterisks).
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