- 3 hours
The JCL (z/OS) - Introduction to z/OS JCL course describes the purpose of Job Control Language (JCL) in a z/OS environment and describes the three most commonly used JCL statements: JOB, EXEC and DD. Details of common parameters associated with these statements, along with examples on how they are used, are also provided.
Operators and programmers who require knowledge about the use of JCL.
Knowledge of the z/OS operating system.
After completing this course, the student will be able to identify how simple batch jobs are written by using fundamental statements and parameters.
Learning JCL Fundamentals
Identifying Fields in a JCL Record
JOB Statement Syntax and Positional Parameters
Using Common JOB Statement Keyword Parameters
Basic Job Scheduling Capabilities
Executing Programs and Procedures
Parsing Parameters to Programs
Working with the DD Statement
Using Common DD Statement Parameters