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Mainframe Utilities

Utility programs are supplied with IBM's MVS, OS/390 and ZOS operating systems. They are used for editing, sorting, and file maintenance. CA-Easytrieve (Eztrieve) allows quick application development with access to all file types and DB2 databases.

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This page was last updated January 10 2014.

Mainframe Utilities Manuals and Tutorials

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List of manuals on IDCAMS from IBM

List of manuals on DFSORT from IBM 2013. Links to PDF's on DFSORT application programming, installation, messages and codes.

List of manuals on DFSORT from IBM

DFSORT Manuals From IBM

DFSORT manual IBM z/OS V1R6.0 DFSORT Application Programming Guide SC26-7523-01 02/22/05

SDSF Guide and Reference SC28-1622-04 06/30/00 IBM

List of manuals on SDSF from IBM

List of manuals on Utilities (all types) from IBM

Manuals on Utilities IBM Bookmgr Bookshelf

z/OS DFSMSdfp Utilities: Iebcopy, Iebgener, Iebupdte, Iehinitt, Iehlist LISTVTOC IEBDG IEHMOVE SC26-7414-05 05/21/08 IBM

OS/390 Utilities: Iebcopy, Iebgener, Iebupdte, Iehinitt, Iehlist LISTVTOC From IBM

Xedit VM/CMS Tutorial by Rex Swain Also has link to IBM XEDIT Manuals on-line

Idcams (access method services) command reference [IBM utility program for catalog management, VSAM, ISAM, GDG, and sequential files]

DFSMS AMS for Catalogs (Access Method Services/IDCAMS) SC26-7394-08 06/02/08

Idcams examples

IBM's FTP reference

Sync Sort examples

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