Mainframe: Tricky JCL Question – Answer

Read my Question here. For your quick reference I have given my question and answer as below.

How to delete an input dataset using IEBGENER utility?

In the input file, you need to give DISP= (OLD,DELETE). For output file, you need to give DD DUMMY.

After executing the JOB with IEBGENER utility, the input file will be deleted successfully.

//              DD  DSNAME=TEST.INPUT
//                  DISP=(OLD,DELETE)
//*
//              DD  DUMMY
//*              
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Author: Srini

Experienced software developer. Skills in Development, Coding, Testing and Debugging. Good Data analytic skills (Data Warehousing and BI). Also skills in Mainframe.