z/OS MVS JCL Reference
Previous topic | Next topic | Contents | Contact z/OS | Library | PDF

FREE parameter

z/OS MVS JCL Reference

Parameter type

Keyword, optional


Use the FREE parameter to specify when the system is to unallocate the resources used for this DD statement’s data set. The resources can be devices, volumes, or exclusive use of a data set.

Note: Specifying FREE will not release the enqueue on the data set until the last step that requires the data set completes processing.

Go to the previous page Go to the next page

Copyright IBM Corporation 1990, 2014