ES07G: z/OS JCL and Utilities

IBM Systems Training

on February 14, 2022

      

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Table of Contents

  1. Short Summary
  2. Duration
  3. Content Description
  4. Objectives
  5. Agenda
  6. Audience
  7. Skill Level
  8. Labs?
  9. Keywords
  10. Prerequisites
  11. Enrollment
  12. Errata
  13. Follow-on Courses

Short Summary

This course is designed to teach you how to use z/OS job control language (JCL) and selected z/OS utility programs in an online batch environment and is recommended for people who want to use z/OS JCL

Duration in Hours ⌚

36.0

Content Description

This course is designed to teach you how to use z/OS job control language (JCL) and selected z/OS utility programs in an online batch environment. Both Storage Management Subsystem (SMS) and non-SMS JCL are discussed. Machine lab exercises complement the lecture material.

Objectives

  • Code basic JCL statements using proper syntax and coding rules, including JCL for:
    • Creating new data sets
    • Referencing existing data sets
    • Condition code testing
    • IF/THEN/ELSE/ENDIF constructs
    • Generation data groups
    • Output routing
    • JCL enhancements introduced by various releases of Multiple Virtual Storage (MVS), OS/390, and z/OS
  • Identify Storage Management Subsystem requirements
  • Code instream and cataloged procedures
  • Use symbolic parameters in procedures
  • Code procedure overrides and additions super
  • Use selected utility programs
  • Describe tape processing facilities
  • Code sort and merge control statements and associated JCL statements
  • Recognize and resolve common abnormal terminations (ABENDs)

Agenda

  • Introduction to JCL

Audience

This basic course is intended for people who want to use z/OS JCL and utilities.

Skill Level

Basic

Labs? 💻

Y

Keywords

Introduction to JCL;ES07G; ES07

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Basic knowledge of IS technologies.

You should be familiar with:

  • z/OS concepts and how these systems supports the Enterprise Servers.

This knowledge can be obtained by attending course An Introduction to the z/OS Environment (ES05G).

Enrollment

https://www.ibm.com/training/course/ES07G

Errata

None specified.

Follow-on Courses

None


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