JCL Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

What is a GDG

IBM,

4 16294

What is a Generation Data Group (GDG)?

2 9113

How is a GDG base created?

5 24520

What is model dataset label(Model DSCB)?

1 22749

How are GDGs concatenated?

1 13566

How is a new GDG coded?

2 9017

When should DISP=MOD is used?

TCS,

6 44381

How is a dataset passed from one step to another?

DELL,

2 14607

How are datasets concatenated?

CitiGroup,

3 12565

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

3 36212

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

1 14466

What is primary allocation for a dataset?

4 13171

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

8 45472

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

3 17080

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

3 17875


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What is the syntax of JCL statement?

732


How to execute 2nd and 4th steps among 5 steps in jcl proc?

790


In sms datasets, what is the function of the dd mgmtclas keyword?

903


WORKING-STORAGE SECTION. 01 GROSS-PAY. 05 BASIC-PAY PIC 9(5). 05 ALLOWENCES PIC 9(3). PROCEDURE DIVISION. MOVE 1000 TO BASIC-PAY. MOVE 250 TO ALLOWENCES. DISPLAY GROSS-PAY. STOP RUN. 77 W-A PIC 9(3)V99 VALUE 23.75 77 W-B PIC ZZ9V99 VLAUE 123.45 after the statement MOVE W-A TO W-B what will be W-B's value? a.123.75 b.b23.75 (where b indicates space) c.023.75 d.invalid move

888


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

10622






Explain how can an in-stream dataset be terminated?

733


How does jcl specify the job to the operating system?

798


what is DD statement is used in JCL?

713


Explain the hierarchy levels in jcl?

1163


What do you understand by the term job time – out and how can you overcome that?

632


how can the same proc be re-used and called by many jobs?

955


Is it possible to left uncode disp? If yes, how?

731


Name what parameter directs the output of the job log dataset?

584


what happens in conversion stage in job processing?

759


When output dataset space is required, what quantity categories are used?

885