zOS JCL and Utilities - ES07G
This 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.
Training Paths that reference this course are:
z/OS and System z z/OS Operation and Parallel Sysplex
This course is intended for people who want to use z/OS JCL and utilities.
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).
Code basic JCL statements using proper syntax and coding rules, including JCL for:
Creating new data sets
Referencing existing data sets
Condition code testing
Generation data groups
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)