- 3 hours
The JCL (z/OS) - Identifying and Resolving Batch Problems course examines the use of the COND parameter and the IF/THEN/ELSE JCL statement construct, showing how they can be used to control the flow of steps throughout a job. A list and description of common condition codes and abends is provided along with their causes and possible resolution.
Operators, application programmers, or system programmers who are required to resolve JCL problems.
Datatrain - Introduction to z/OS JCL, or some experience and understanding of JCL basics.
After completing this course, the student should be able to use job control statements to:
- Control batch processing through conditional checking
- Determine when a batch program has abnormally ended
- Resolve various types of batch problems
Controlling Return Codes
Using the COND Parameter
Working with the IF/THEN/ELSE/ENDIF Statement Construct
Using Advanced Conditional JCL Logic
Setting Limits for Jobs
Common Abend Types and Problem Determination Methods