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|How different is the JCL executing a COBOL program?
1) if the program is using VB file as input.
2) if the program is using FB file as input.
|What is Automatic Restart ?
EXEC PGM = PROG1,
RD = R
(Is it the Restart of a JOBSTEP or Restarting the execution
of the program?)
Do we Restart it or it automatically Restarts executing
again and again ? Then when it will finish executing ?
or After Abending, when we submit it again, then it is
Restarted from the Last successful Checkpoint ?
If some JOBSTEP is abending, what is the benifit to Restart
it, WILL IT NOT ABEND AGAIN if you don't change the LOGIC ?
|I have multiple jobs ( JCLs with several JOB cards ) in a
member. What happens if I submit it?
|what is the default region size if I dont specify region
parametre in my job card ( I know that if I specify
region=0k or 0M, then the job will occupy all he available
resources at the time of job execution), but I want to know
the defult value for "region" paramatre.
|What is maximum length of block size?
|how to allocate a dynamic dataset in jcl ?
|how to convert a file form fixed Length to variable length?
|If a jcl has just 1 step and the input file to this does
not exist, then what will happen if we submit this job?
|How to identify in JCL that an input file is empty without
|i have 3 steps in my jcl, where i want to run only one step
at a time depending on the variable. How should i give the
condition statement... I have tried this with two steps
which is working but not able to add condn for the 3rd
step. can anyone help me... I want to know the cond stmt
which i can code in step 3 and step4, so that only either
step2 or step3 or step4 executes
|What happens if both JOBLIB and STEPLIB is specified ?
|What does SYSIN * indicate?
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