JCL Interview Questions
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What is a GDG

IBM,

4 11595

What is a Generation Data Group (GDG)?

2 6950

How is a GDG base created?

5 19513

What is model dataset label(Model DSCB)?

1 19852

How are GDGs concatenated?

1 10754

How is a new GDG coded?

2 7034

When should DISP=MOD is used?

TCS,

6 37596

How is a dataset passed from one step to another?

DELL,

2 10819

How are datasets concatenated?

CitiGroup,

3 9553

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

3 28981

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

1 10370

What is primary allocation for a dataset?

4 9820

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

8 36190

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

2 14246

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

3 12511


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List the different jcl statements that are not permitted in the procedures?

95


I want my job (careerride) to be executed in 1 minute and 2 seconds. How do I do that?

114


How can the disposition of sysout datasets be set for an entire jobstream?

94


what is the use of JCL?

138


A chkpt is the parameter coded for multi-volume qsam datasets in a dd statement. When a chkpt is coded as chkpt=eov, a checkpoint is written to the dataset specified in the sysckeov statement at the end of each volume of the input/output multi-volume dataset. State whether true or false?

122






Which dd parameters are required?

92


Explain the function of the dd dcb keyword?

94


Explain dfsort utility?

94


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

1531


which utility is used to update pds?

134


Brief description of inline procedure of jcl.

115


State the uses of syspring, sysin, sort fields, sum fields and dummy.

106


which statement is used to end the in-stream procedure in a jcl?

122


How to override a dsn that is contained in a proc called by another proc? I need to do the override in the calling jcl?

83


What are the jcl procedures?

100