Is there a PDSMAN utility to delete backup version members?

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Article ID: 198908

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Products

CA PDSMAN

Issue/Introduction

Can you please let me know if there is a utility to delete the backup members created by PDSMAN in a dataset when usi9ng the VERSIONS statement in PDSMINIT? I have removed the PDS from this management and want to delete all the verison members.


Environment

Release : 7.7

Component : CA-PDSMAN for OS/390

Resolution

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/traditional-management/ca-pdsman-pds-library-management/7-7/using/member-archiving-and-recovery-facilities/pdsman-multiple-member-version-support/use-pdsm32-to-process-multiple-member-versions.html

This link has the samples and documentation you will need to clean up the PDS.

Use PDSM32.

There is a complete sample and describes the control statements required.

To Delete a member's previous version

//S1       EXEC PGM=PDSM32
//PDSMPDS  DD   DSN=TEST.LOAD,DISP=SHR
//PDSMRPT  DD   SYSOUT=A
//SYSIN    DD   *
  DELETE MYTEST PREVONLY
//