IEFBR14 is an IBM mainframe utility program. It runs in all IBM mainframe environments derived from OS/, including z/OS. It is a placeholder that returns the. JCL & VSAM: Hi, Can we use IEFBR14 utility to create Partitioned U may use any utility for creating PS/, idcams, iehprogm etc. IEFBR14 is an IBM utility better known for being a dummy utility because it does almost nothing. IEFBR14 performs no other action than return a.

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Wed Jun 08, 6: Thank you, Vidya Bhat. It is a dummy program. It can be used for a variety of things: The advantage it provides is even if the dataset does not exist, it will create and delete the dataset and give a low return code as 4. It is used for setting a return code to 0. Hi, Are u sure?


If anybody has done this, please explain me with piece of code. Thanks and Regards, Vidya Bhat. Wed Jun 08, 9: I think that you can store data in a new member of partitioned dataset but you cannot create it empty with IEFBR IEFBR14, is useful to create a partitioned dataset but not its member!

To create a Partitioned Data Set: Wed Jun 08, Thu Jun 09, 6: But member in the PDS can not be created using this utility. Thu Jun 09, Fri Jun 10, 5: Hi, I executed the following JOB: Hi Vidya, Please try this code Fri Jun 10, utiliry Hi Vel, I tried it.

You do need to add something, like a blank line, to the member. Try this slight change: In this case if you use Idcams no line must be added. Fri Jun 10, 7: Hi Superk, I tried with blank line also. But I am getting the following error: Fri Jun 10, 9: Tue Jun 14, Hi Vidhya, You can give blank line or a line with some message.


If you have some message a new member utilith be created with the data you specified. Otherwise just the PDS will be created. You can give so many ADD statements and the data in the next line.

The IEFBR14 utility: Do (almost) nothing

Even the following code works. It will Just create a PDS with no member inside. How can we create a flat file in JAVA Need Help to Create 4 Output Records