JCL Interview Questions
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What is a GDG

IBM,

3 7504

What is a Generation Data Group (GDG)?

2 4966

How is a GDG base created?

4 15946




What is model dataset label(Model DSCB)?

1 16544

How are GDGs concatenated?

1 7693

How is a new GDG coded?

2 5188

When should DISP=MOD is used?

TCS,

6 29385

How is a dataset passed from one step to another?

DELL,

2 7329




How are datasets concatenated?

CitiGroup,

2 6914

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

3 21294

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

1 7214

What is primary allocation for a dataset?

4 7523

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

8 29054

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

2 11393

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

3 8500


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hello friends ,i have exam in Hsbc,pls any on send me placement papers and technical questions on mainframes,thank u

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What do we mean by 'Virtual storage' for a dataset and for a JOBSTEP ? What is the significance of the following statement for a programmer 'Virtual storage results in program addresses being independent of the addresses that actually exist in a computer' ?

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

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

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I want to JCL sort for Non-COMP and COMP-3 fields SORT FIELDS=(1,5,A,6,11,A,12,11,A,19,1,A,20,1,A),FORMAT=BI,EQUALS Length of comp bytes is 11 bytes which start at 6byte and 12 byte considering 11 bytes in comp-3 is 6 bytes. Can anyone tell if the above sort work SORT FIELDS=(1,5,A,6,6,A,12,6,A,19,1,A,20,1,A),FORMAT=BI,EQUALS does not works OK

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How to find the UNIT and VOLUME of a (a) KEPT (b) UNCATALOGED and (c) CATALOGED dataset - using (i) JCL and using (ii) ISPF ?

1040


what are the types of abends that occur on job failure? And explain the possible causes of these

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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?

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

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

1047


Matching Logic in Jcl not in cobol.Could any one please answer this question

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I have 5 steps in my jcl ,I need to execute first three steps and then 2nd step again ,4th and 5th steps if rc of 2nd step is zero

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We can use PASS with permanent datasets also. THEN Which is the condition in which we may use PASS (instead of KEEP) with permanent data sets, while there is no need to specify UNIT and VOL for them like temporary data sets (in cas we use KEEP for permanent data sets) ?

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I have mainpgm(abc) this is the only cobol pgm(non-db2).And this pgm calling subpgm name "acd" this also only cobol(non- Db)and this pgm calling some other subpgm this pgm has cobol-db2 pgm. 1) IF you calling static mode how to run and how to compile? 2) IF you calling dynamic mode how to run and how to compile? plz suggestion me.

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