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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The IEFBR14 utility – Rui Miguel Feio

This is one way of creating datasets. 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 ytility return code to 0. Basically its a null program.

What else can it be used for? Please give ievbr14 an example in JCL too. IEFBR14 is a dummy utility. It’s function is to do what disposition parameter DD says.


This job step can also be used to catalog or delete specified data sets from within a batch job. SET’, the following job step could be used: It is used for creating as well as deleting the datasets, iefbr144 should be the first step in the jcl to delete the duplicate datasets which were created by the last job run and which was failed due to some abend.

It is a data utility which is used to create new or empty dataset. No dudebig no. IEFBR14 does nothing but allows a job step to execute. IEFBR14 just substitutes for a job step but does nothing of its own other than set the job return code to zero for a successful step execution.

IEFBR14 utility is used to create the ps and pds file It is a null program i. Hence, this utility is used to check the syntax of the program.

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The IEFBR14 utility

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Hi, can you please give me the example. Nihar Ranjan Karan Sep 22nd, It is a dummy program. It can be used for a variety of things: Hi, Basically its a null program.

Herb Sep 15th, Executes a branch to register 14 return to caller. Haarish Aug 1st, It is used for creating new dataset with JCL. Jawahar Sep 13th, Nilesh soni Nov 19th, Jim Dec 18th, Navin Jan 6th, Medha Agrawal Feb 3rd, Sachin Apr 26th, If you think the above answer is not correct, Please select a reason and add your answer iebfr14.

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