JCL Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

What is a GDG

IBM,

4 11294

What is a Generation Data Group (GDG)?

2 6825

How is a GDG base created?

5 19223




What is model dataset label(Model DSCB)?

1 19638

How are GDGs concatenated?

1 10611

How is a new GDG coded?

2 6910

When should DISP=MOD is used?

TCS,

6 37081

How is a dataset passed from one step to another?

DELL,

2 10609




How are datasets concatenated?

CitiGroup,

3 9347

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

3 28570

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

1 10107

What is primary allocation for a dataset?

4 9641

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

8 35597

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

2 14061

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

3 12207


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Un-Answered Questions { JCL }

what happens in conversion stage in job processing?

65


Brief description of inline procedure of jcl.

72


in ways data can be passed to a COBOL program from JCL?

90


A dd statement consists of 4 fields. Name them?

70


how to compare two datasets without using superce because output is limited to 133 bytes

786






what EXEC statement is and what is the syntax of EXEC statement used in JCL?

71


Mainframes gets a text file that contains the name of the file. Now using JCL i want to locate that file name in the mainframe system and perform further processing. Please tell how to proceed

1333


What is the purpose of dd * statement in jcl?

54


Is their any limit for data sets?

72


How gdg are concatenated?

61


how do you access an uncataloged dataset in a jcl?

99


When The Define Jcl Is Not Available, How Can You Get Information About A Vsam File's Organisation ?

97


What is the function of //jcllib statement?

62


In job processing, what happens in conversion stage?

76


Explain the function of job statement in jcl?

53