M204.0417 Cannot delete sort/hash key field
In a sorted file or hash key file, the DELETE FIELD command cannot be used to delete the sort or hash key field on which the file structure is based.
Response: If it is necessary to delete this field, ask your file manager to reorganize the file.
File manager response: If appropriate, reorganize the file as non-sorted or non-hashed, or pick a different sort or hash key and then reorganize the file.
|Sets online return code
|Sets batch (single user) return code
|Error class; the message can be suppressed with the X'04' bit setting of the MSGCTL parameter
|Writes the message with line type ER to the audit trail
|Increments the error count (ERCNT) parameter