JCL Interview Questions
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What is a GDG

IBM,

3 4480

What is a Generation Data Group (GDG)?

1 3762

How is a GDG base created?

4 13174

What is model dataset label(Model DSCB)?

1 13268

How are GDGs concatenated?

1 4942

How is a new GDG coded?

2 4004

When should DISP=MOD is used?

TCS,

4 22352

How is a dataset passed from one step to another?

DELL,

2 5058

How are datasets concatenated?

CitiGroup,

2 5139

What is the difference between the JOBLIB and the STEPLIB statements?

3 15875

Name some of the JCL statements that are not allowed in procs.?

1 4897

What is primary allocation for a dataset?

4 5795

What is the difference between primary and secondary allocations for a dataset?

8 22986

How many extents are possible for a sequential file ? For a VSAM file ?

2 8965

What does a disposition of (NEW,CATLG,DELETE) mean?

3 6673


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is there any way to execute more than one proc in the same exec statement at the same time..?

903


I HAVE A VB BLOCK WHICH IS USED AS INPUT IN COBOL CONATINING SOME RECORDS CAN I CHANGE THE FILE FROM VB TO FB?

821


I have mainpgm(abc) this is the only cobol pgm(non-db2).And this pgm calling subpgm name "acd" this also only cobol(non- Db)and this pgm calling some other subpgm this pgm has cobol-db2 pgm. 1) IF you calling static mode how to run and how to compile? 2) IF you calling dynamic mode how to run and how to compile? plz suggestion me.

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I have a cobol db2 program(PGM A) where other program (PGM B) will call this program and passes some 50 fields data to PGM A. PGM A has some layout in which it receives the data from PGM B. And this layout has been copied in the linkage section pf PGM A. After getting the data, PGM A writes the data in a flat file in the same layout which it receives from PGM B. PGM B is a simple COBOL pgm. Please provide a JCL to run these programs.

502


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2500


How to resolve the error "WER488A JOIN CAPACITY EXCEEDED" I am using SYNCSORT with JOINKEYS to compare 2 files. I am Getting error - > WER488A JOIN CAPACITY EXCEEDED There are 2 files to be compared with about 2 million records each. LRECL is 3665. Can somebody give a pointer as to how to resolve this problem? I am using SYNCSORT with JOINKEYS to compare 2 files. I am Getting error - > WER488A JOIN CAPACITY EXCEEDED There are 2 files to be compared with about 2 million records each. LRECL is 3665. Can somebody give a pointer as to how to resolve this problem?

3605


Matching Logic in Jcl not in cobol.Could any one please answer this question

2354


What is timing concept in mainframe?

443


whats the diff bw the evaluate also and and?

758


What is catelog procedure and how many catelog procedure to use in one job?

3711


I have 5 steps in my jcl ,I need to execute first three steps and then 2nd step again ,4th and 5th steps if rc of 2nd step is zero

932


I need exexution process for JCL programs

569


I HAVE A JCL WHICH IS USING 2 DATA SETS I WANT TO OVERRIDE THOSE DATA SETS HOW CAN I OVERRIDE THE FILES WITHIN THE JCL.GIVE ME THE SYNTAX.MAKE SURE THAT IT IS NOT CALLING ANY PROC.

860


can any one plzzzzzz tell the jcl code for creating ps using idcams

4543


What does it mean by Restart and Checkpoint in JCL ? How are checkpoints being taken and what is their usage ? How to use Checkpoint macro on a JOBSTEP ?

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