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delete a vsam data set without it's cluster

 
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kalhor

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:54 pm    Post subject: delete a vsam data set without it's cluster
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Hi,
I want to delete a vsam data set, just the data part of it is exist on DASD
a i cant delete it, how can i do that?
thanks
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:04 pm    Post subject:
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Unless the data portion is orphaned from the cluster, you must delete the cluster itself which takes care of all associated components.

If the portion is orphaned, the DELETE VVR should do the trick.

If the cluster was NON-SMS then you may need some extra help.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:14 pm    Post subject:
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try to delete by specifying cluster name, but,

use FILE parameter to determine the the info. of VVDS on the volume


research the FILE keyword of DELETE!
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 3:10 pm    Post subject:
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delete vvr is working good and the problem solved
many thanks for your suggestion Expat
many thanks from everyone who tried to help me
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 14, 2009 3:52 pm    Post subject:
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Thank you for letting us know that the problem has been resolved and how it was resolved.
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