Category: JCL

RESTART Parameter in JCL

RESTART Parameter in JCL : RESTART parameter is coded in the JOB statement to restart the job from a particular step. When the Job is resubmitted it executes from the step mentioned in the RESTART...

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ICETOOL in JCL

ICETOOL: Do Complex Tasks Easily ICETOOL, a versatile data set processing and reporting utility, provides an easy-to-use batch front-end for DFSORT. ICETOOL combines new features with previously available DFSORT features to perform complex sorting,...

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JCL sort / Syncsort

JCL SORT or SYNCSORT utility in JCL is used to sort the datasets, merge datasets and copy datasets. Most of the installations change the SYNCSORT utility program name to SORT. JCL SORT Statement format:...

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DD statement and parameters

The statement starts with //. The operational field contains DD. For each dataset one DD statement is to be written. The name is called DDNAME. DD Name must be unique within the corresponding step....

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EXEC statement in JCL

JCL EXEC statement The statements starts with //. The operational filed contains EXEC. The name is called as step name. Step name is optional. Positional parameters : PGM=program name or utility name OR PROC=procedure...

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JOB statement in JCL

JOB Statement in JCL: Every JCL must begin with a JOB statement. If job is quoted in the operation field then it is called Job Statement. There are 2 positional parameters in Job statement....

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Statements in JCL

JCL is Job Control Language. Statement is an instruction that we are coding in JCL Types of Statements i. [Normal] Statement ii. Comment Statement iii. Delimiter Statement iv. Null Statement [Normal] Statement: -> Every...

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IDCAMS

IDCAMS Can be used for various purposes: – Copy VSAM and NON VSAM Datasets (REPRO) – Create GDG – Delete GDG – Create VSAM dataset (Define Cluster) – To create and Alternate Index File...

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