JCL Interview Questions
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What is a GDG

IBM,

3 6922

What is a Generation Data Group (GDG)?

2 4737

How is a GDG base created?

4 15421




What is model dataset label(Model DSCB)?

1 15978

How are GDGs concatenated?

1 7218

How is a new GDG coded?

2 4961

When should DISP=MOD is used?

TCS,

6 28003

How is a dataset passed from one step to another?

DELL,

2 6867




How are datasets concatenated?

CitiGroup,

2 6641

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

3 20107

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

1 6891

What is primary allocation for a dataset?

4 7148

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

8 27867

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

2 11015

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

3 8122


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

6105


what type of version is we r using now real time in all modules(cobol, jcl, cics, db2, vsam)?

830


I want to join to input files and write the matching fields on to an output file but i dont want the output file a sorted one

784


Suppose there are 2 Input files Infile-1 and Infile-2. Both the Files contain Employee Records. You need to compare both the files and Write the Common Records in third file named Outfile. How can we do this using File-Aid?

938


what is the resolution for sb37 error

4664


Can anybody tell what is tool used to generate the list of PROCS used in JCL to generate a PROCTREE

1014


I have 60 steps in the JCL and want to Execute Only First from PROC by overriding in JCL ?

209


IIN APITUDE THEY GAVE ONLY 10 QUESTIONS.. THEY ARE SIMPLE ONE FROM NUMBER SERIES,BOATS,TIME & DISTANCE,PROFIT &LOSS,FIND OUT THE NUMBER ? 9 25 4 36 81 64 49 AND surveillance SPELLINGS E.T.C

562


why should SYSIN DD * statement should not be included inside a PROCedure snippet??? please answer this.. i need to know.

752


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

967


Is there any command to check wether the ps file is in sorted order?

1446


whats the diff bw the evaluate also and and?

866


What is the job entry system used in your project? based on what criteria the sequence of jobs are picked if priority is not mentioned in the job card?

887


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.

587


I had Records in file Like this Company Code IBM 2 IBM 1 IBM 4 WIPRO 3 WIPRO 2 WIPRO 9 TCS 4 TCS 6 TCS 3 i want the record of every company with highest code How can i do that?

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