List of TSO-ISPF Commands

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List of TSO-ISPF Commands

Postby shabukumar » Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:02 am


I need a Complete list of TSO/ISPF commands with full explanation and examples. I googled But not able to find it.

Request you to help me by providing the list or by informing from where I can get the list.
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Re: Complete List of TSO-ISPF COMMANDS.

Postby steve-myers » Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:23 am

Do the research yourself. Neither manual set will be complete; most places have their own additions to both ISPF and regular TSO.

Table 1. List of TSO/E Commands
Command Abbreviation Function
ALLOCATE ALLOC Allocating data sets.
CALL CALL Loading and executing programs.
CANCEL CANCEL Halting a submitted job.
DELETE DEL Deleting one or more data set entries or one or more members of a partitioned data set.
EDIT E Entering data into data sets, or directly modifying data that is already in a data set.
FREE FREE Releasing (deallocating) a previously allocated data set.
HELP H Obtaining information about the function, syntax, and operands of commands and subcommands and information about certain messages.
LISTALC LISTA Listing the data sets that are currently allocated to the TSO/E session.
LISTBC LISTB Listing mail and notices for your installation.
LISTCAT LISTC Listing the data sets beginning with your prefix or the data sets in a particular catalog
LISTDS LISTD Listing certain attributes of data sets.
LOGOFF LOGOFF Ending a terminal session.
LOGON LOGON Accessing the system.
MVSSERV MVSSERV Accessing host capabilities from a Personal Computer.
OUTPUT OUT Listing or directing held output.
PRINTDS PR Printing a data set on a system printer.
PROFILE PROF Listing or changing your user profile.
RECEIVE RECEIVE Receiving a transmitted message or data set.
RENAME REN Changing the name of a non-VSAM cataloged data set or a member of a partitioned data set, or creating an alias name for a member of a partitioned data set.
RUN R Compiling, loading, and executing source statements in a data set.
SEND SE Sending messages to another terminal user or the system operator on your system.
SMCOPY SMC Copying one data set to another
STATUS ST Checking the progress of a job.
SUBMIT SUB Submitting a background job for processing.
TERMINAL TERM Listing or changing the operating characteristics of your terminal.
TRANSMIT XMIT Sending messages or data sets to users on your system or on another system.

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Re: Complete List of TSO-ISPF COMMANDS.

Postby prino » Tue Mar 15, 2011 12:50 pm

While ins ISPF type "HELP" (or press PF1) and then "I", it will take you to the index of all commands. For TSO commands, give the command "TSO HELP" to see a lot of them, and "TSO HELP <command>" to the help for a specific command.
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