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Course Description

This IBM zOS Training 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)

Audience

This basic zOS Certification course is intended for people who want to use zOS JCL and utilities.

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).

Content

Day 1

  • Introduction to JCL
  • JOB, EXEC, and DD Statements
  • DD Statement Parameters, A Second Look
    • Lab - Day 1

 

Day 2

  • Lab Review - Day 1
  • DD Statement Parameters, A Second Look
  • Introduction to Utilities and Conditional Execution
  • Data Management, Organization, and Format
    • Lab - Day 2

 

Day 3

  • Lab Review - Day 2
  • Data Management, Organization, and Format
  • Generation Data Groups
  • Procedures
  • More About Utilities
    • Lab - Day 3

 

Day 4

  • Lab Review - Day 3
  • More About Utilities
  • More on Procedures
  • Selected JCL Topics
  • Sort/Merge
    • Lab - Day 4

 

Day 5

  • Lab Review - Day 4
  • Multi Volume and Tape Allocation
  • ABENDS
    • Optional Lab - Day 5