My scenario is, I need to delete the all the files. If anyone of the file is not deleted I need to send a mail with the log information. I can't use IDCAMS because the file names are having symbolic parameters in it.
Also I need the return code of non zero on delete step if the files are not deleted. So i execute the mail step based on return code. Can any please tell me JCL utility to do the same function.
Joined: 26 Apr 2004 Posts: 4649 Location: Raleigh, NC, USA
Off the top of my head, I'd use a program to resolve the various datasets with the symbolic parameters into real dataset names (plenty of examples are in these forums) and write those names to a log. Then I'd use that log as input to IDCAMS (yes) with a bunch of DELETE statements or to TSO/E as DELETE commands. Then, the resulting output could be reviewed for any non-successful deletes, and the results routed to the email.