DELETE

The DELETE control statement deletes a database, index file data sets, or data file data sets.
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The DELETE control statement deletes a database, index file data sets, or data file data sets.
You must have defined the high-level name of the database with the NAME control statement (or the PARM parameter of the EXEC JCL statement).
Syntax:
DELETE [INDEX | DATA]
where:
  • INDEX
    Indicates to delete index files data set suffixed with Innnnnnnn.
  • DATA
    Indicates to delete data
    files suffixed with Dnnnnnnnn.
Note:
The DELETE control statement, without the DATA, INDEX, parameter, deletes and uncatalogs all data sets for the database.