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Difference bw SYSIN AND SYSTSIN

 
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J.P.R.Kumar

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:32 am    Post subject: Difference bw SYSIN AND SYSTSIN
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I am analysing one of the program in my project, i came across the following cards in JCL,

SYSTSIN DD DSN=IMSP.SYSINLIB(DSNTEP2),DISP=SHR
SYSIN DD DSN=SSCHD.PMSTN.SYSIN(CFROWLOC),DISP=SHR
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 11:37 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

SYSTSIN is the standard input DD (i.e. Terminal Input) for either the TSO program (IJKEFT**) or the REXX interpreter (IRXJCL).

SYSIN is a standard input DD, usually used to supply run-time parameters to the associated program.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:05 pm    Post subject:
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Anuj,

From your reply I grasped that SYSTSIN gets the input from the terminal i.e. during the online process, is my understanding correct, please clarify.
Thanx in advance..
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:21 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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i.e. during the online process, is my understanding correct, please clarify.
Not quite. . . SYSTSIN provides the "terminal input" to a batch process, not an online process.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:24 pm    Post subject:
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DB2 programs are executed through IKJEFT**
DB2 region name,Program to run,plan are provided in SYSTSIN card
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:31 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Check this link
http://www.nwrdc.fsu.edu/zos_support/tso_general.htm

search for SYSTSIN, following that there is an explanation on SYSIN.


HTH..
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