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What is the max number job card, which can be used in a JCL

 
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paramgsoftco

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:15 am    Post subject: What is the max number job card, which can be used in a JCL
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Hi,
What is the max number job card, which can be used in a JCL

Please help me ...

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:20 am    Post subject:
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I don't think this what you are asking, but one per job?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 4:33 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

If you define what you mean by
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a JCL
we can provide more definitive answers. Depending on what "a JCL" is, the answer could be One, Many, or None.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 02, 2007 3:00 pm    Post subject:
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As far as I know, there is no limitation on the number of JOB statements within a single stream (member SUBMITted considered a single stream), however - remember that you have a limitation of 255 steps per job.

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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2007 5:53 pm    Post subject: N Number of Jobs
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Hello,

There is no limitation for the JOB's. After the first job's Null parameter (//) you can imdiately start the next JOB. Similarly you can have N number of jobs in a single member.

But I recommend you to use only one Job per member and strictly follow the coding standards. which will help you when you have JCL problems.
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