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MVS and OS/390 JCL and Utilities

Recommended Duration:
3 Days
Version
OS/390  Course is also suitable for MVS/ESA shops.
Benefits
Students who complete this course will be able to code JCL to run test and production batch jobs, use the most common batch utility programs, and use the Sort/Merge product.
Audience
Programmers and analysts who need to know how to code JCL to run jobs in an MVS environment. Anyone who needs to gain a basic understanding of the structure and workflow in MVS.
Prerequisites
The student entering this course should have 3 months recent experience using ISPF/PDF, especially the text editor or have completed the "Introduction to TSO/ISPF" course within the last 12 months.
Major Topics
  • Data Sets and Libraries; DASD Organization
  • VTOC's and Catalogs
  • MVS Organization and Workflow
  • MVS/ESA Structure
  • JOB, EXEC, DO, OUTPUT statements
  • Viewing output using ISPF 3.8, and one of SDSF, IOF, or Flasher
  • Utilities: IEFBR14, IEBCOPY, IEBGENER
  • Introduction to IDCAMS
  • Cataloged and In-stream Procedures
  • Sort / Merge
  • GDGs
  • SMS - Storage Management Subsystem
  • The New JCL
Exercises
There are 12 machine exercises.
Notes
This course is combined with "Introduction to TSO/ISPF" in the five-day course "MVS Fundamentals: ISPF, JCL, & Utilities". Students with experience in MVS JCL can take a one day course, "Exploiting MVS/ESA Using SMS and the New JCL" to gain some hands-on experience using the JCL introduced most recently.