How to Resolve VSAM ’96’ Error code

Here is the solution to resolve VSAM 96 error.

The reason for status code 96 is as follows – No file identification (no DD statement for this VSAM file).

VSAM error codes

Solution – Either missing DD statement in JCL step or the dataset is not a VSAM file


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