I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps
only, what are ways of doing it?is it possible to control
through JOB card?




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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / suresh ramaiyan

You can create a NULL (//) point after the 5 step. so the
job will stop after step 5 is executed.

I don't think we can do it via JOB CARD. Please let me know
if anyone knows.

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / praveen kumar bejjanki

There are two ways in order to achieve this.
1. Give a null statement(//) after step5
2. Give the cond parameter starting from step6 through
step10 as cond=(0,le). This parameter will bypasses the
step6 through step10 as it satisfies the cond for any of
the RC(return code).

Is there any other way, kindly let me know.....
Thanks!

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / bala

Give COND=(99,NE)for all the other steps following STEP5.
Its skips those steps.
Also, a Null (//) given after STEP5 does the same.

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / veer

we can achieve this with the IEBEDIT Utility......!!!

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / shivakrishna

we can bypass by giving cond parameters in step from 6 if
we know the cond codes from previous steps.

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / venkataramana

It is simple after fifth step we will use cond=(0,LE) in
each step for avoiding the execution.

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / veer

'to execute first 5 steps only', end of the 5th step
introduce NULL(//) character and run. first 5 steps will
run.

If you want to run step3, step5, step10 like that, use
IEBEDIT utility.

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / kalaiarasan

Anshuman is wrong its not EIBEDIT, its IEBEDIT

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / ranjan

i do agree with suresh.

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I have a JCL with 10 steps, want to execute first 5 steps only, what are ways of doing it?is it po..

Answer / anshuman

you can use the IBM utility EIBEDIT for this n mention step
1 to 5

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