UNLOAD command use

The following example demonstrates how to use the UNLOAD command:

Example 1—copy a table generation to an output dataset

Copy the contents of table PARTNO on the tableBASE Library MAINLIB to the dataset identified by the DDNAME PARTFLE.


Target dataset rules

The rules for the target dataset are:

  • QSAM DS with DISP=NEW or OLD are allowed; SHR is not allowed and will return error 33.
  • BDAM DS is not allowed.
  • PDS member with DISP=SHR or OLD is allowed
  • PDSE member with DISP=SHR or OLD is allowed
  • VSAM DS is not allowed
  • DUMMY DD statements are allowed.