Definition of PURGE

 

VM/CMS CP PURGE Command


Purges closed spool files


Priviledge Class D or G



Priviledge Class D

The spooling operator can purge any spool file in the system as long as it is not currently being
processed by an I/O device. Files are removed from the system and cannot be restored.


Reference the detailed IBM manaul page here.




Priviledge Class G

Use the PURGE command to remove spool files from the system. A user can only purge his own files.


Reference the detailed IBM manaul page here.