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How many JOB statements can I have in a single JCL

 
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priya

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 12:06 am    Post subject: How many JOB statements can I have in a single JCL
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Hai All,

How many JOB statements can I have in a single JCL?
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balasubramaniyam

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 12:55 am    Post subject:
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Utmost 255 job steps.
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krbabu

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 10:06 am    Post subject:
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Hi priya,
can you explain your query clearly. Do u want JOB statements or steps or total statenets in single JCL?
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anuradha

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 4:47 pm    Post subject: job steps
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hi priya,

In each job card we can have max 255 steps and in each job i hope there is no limit for number of job cards.


THANKS AND REGARDS
ANU
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deepak.venkataraman

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 2:48 pm    Post subject: Re: How many JOB statements can I have in a single JCL
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hi priya,
we can have almost 15 jobs in a single jcl.
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johnsingh

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 3:04 pm    Post subject: Re: How many JOB statements can I have in a single JCL
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hi,

In a single JCL, u can code only one JOB Statement. In case of JOB Steps, It is 255 number.

Thanks.
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 08, 2005 6:09 pm    Post subject: Re: How many JOB statements can I have in a single JCL
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Deepak/Johnsingh,

What anuradha said is correct there....

There is no LIMIT on number of JOBCARDS in a JCL. Number of steps per Job Card can't exceed 255.

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Priyesh.
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