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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / prashanth

In a job max no of step is 255 ,if we want more than this
we have to submit one more jcl with in the same job
by using 'internal reader' its a part of JES
ex..
// step1 exec...
.
.
.

//step255 exec pgm=IEBGENER
//sysut1 dd dsn=another jcl
//sysut2 dd dsn= (*.INTRDER)
//sysprint dd sysout=*

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / venkat

we can't execute more than 255 steps in one job, so it is
not possible with procs also indirectly

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / vimal kumar

Write a jcl like the below. Two jobs will be submitted from
the same jcl.

//JOBCARD1 .........
//STEP1 EXEC ...
......
.....
//STEP255 EXEC ...
...
//JOBCARD2 ....
//STEP256 ..
.........

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / ravi

give correct answers..

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / gowthami

we need to split the jcl into two jcls, at the end of first jcl check the condition code and initiate the second jcl.

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / harsha

I think its not possible.

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / guest

Hi Ravi,
prashanth answer is correct.

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / kumar swamy

Prasanths answer is absolutely correct, but so many are using more than one jobs indirectly, you have to recall the question. And one more thing job steps are counted including the procedure steps which is in that job.

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / brian

I don't suppose that practical versus possible is an option
here but it seems like a heavily loaded batch job to me.

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How to execute 300 steps in a Job?..

Answer / pinky

Prasanth Answer is absolutely correct

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