DFSORT Utility


This page describes audiences, objectives, prerequisites, and the topics covered as part of the tutorial.


DFSORT is one of the IBM Data Facility family products. The DFSORT is a high-performance data arranger developed by IBM for OS/390 and MVS/ESA users.


  1. The datasets can be sorted, merged, and copied.
  2. List of names can be alphabetized
  3. Performing data management tasks with record-level editing capability.
  4. Manipulate the data(records) in the data sets(group of records).

Objective and Audiences

In this tutorial, all the topics are covered with in-depth information. So, this tutorial is advised for all developers.


Readers need to have the JCL basic knowledge to understand the DFSORT concepts easily. Go through the below tutorial -