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Course Catalog » z/OS Utilities Curriculum » z/OS Batch Utilities Series 2.1

Data Utilities 2.1

Duration
5 hours

Overview

Description

This course looks at the IEBGENER, ICEGENER, IEBCOMPR, IEHLIST and DFSORT utilities and provides real-life examples describing how they are used to interrogate and modify data set content. The JCL requirements for these utilities, along with their control statement syntax, is also covered in detail.

Audience

Operators, application and system programmers who have a need to code and execute batch utilities that are used for manipulating data set content.

Prerequisites

Basic z/OS processing concepts knowledge.

Completion of the "Introduction to JCL" course, or experience using JCL.

Objectives

After completing this course the student should be able to:

  • Use IEBGENER and ICEGENER to copy and modify Data
  • Compare data set output using IEBCOMPR
  • Add, replace, change, and copy data using IEBUPDTE
  • Sort, Copy and merge data using DFSORT

Course Content

Copying Data Sets Using IEBGENER and ICEGENER

How IEBGENER and ICEGENER are Used

JCL Requirements

Copying and Printing Data

IEBGENER Return Codes

IEBGENER System Messages

Reformatting Data

ICEGENER Differences

Invoking ICEGENER

Comparing and Listing Data Using IEBCOMPR and IEHLIST

Introduction to IEBCOMPR

Coding IEBCOMPR JCL

Interpreting IEBCOMPR Output

Using IEHLIST

IEHLIST JCL Requirements

Creating a PDS Directory Listing

Listing VTOC Entries

Modifying Data Using IEBUPDTE

Function of IEBUPDTE

Coding IEBUPDTE JCL

Adding and Replacing Data

Modifying the Contents of a Data Set

Invoking a Copy Using the REPRO Statement

NUMBER and DELETE Detail Statement

ENDUP Statement

Introduction to DFSORT

Purpose of DFSORT

DFSORT JCL Requirements

Identifying Sort Criteria

Coding Sort Statements

Merging Data Sets

Copying Data Sets

Including and Omitting Data

Totaling Numeric Data

Reformatting Data

Creating Multiple Output Files

ICETOOL Basics

Data Utilities Mastery Test

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