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rammraju

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 11:33 pm    Post subject: Can we trigger a JCL from Windows
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Hi all,
Is there a way to submit a job from mainframe (without using a scheduler) from windows, maybe by running a .bat file.

I am not sure if we can do this without a scheduler like CA11 etc. Actually a scheduler is not available for me always so I am trying to find if there are other options.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 11:39 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Can we trigger a JCL from Windows
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Submit a job through an FTP.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:12 am    Post subject:
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Log on to the system with a 3270 emulator and submit the job.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:17 am    Post subject:
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Superk's suggestion is the best method. I'm using FTP to submit jobs from my PC, and I also make use of Window's "Scheduled Tasks" option to submit these jobs, thus have my own scheduler :-)

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:45 am    Post subject: Reply to: Can we trigger a JCL from Windows
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Thanks you all very much, I am able to submit the job through an FTP.

and
Thank you ofer71 for giving me an idea about Window's "Scheduled Tasks" option, This is going to help me a lot now.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:14 pm    Post subject:
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I am new to this, can u pls explain how we can submit jobs thru ftp. I m able to login thru run command and then ftp. what to do after that?
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:18 pm    Post subject:
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Have you looked at the FTP manual?

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:25 pm    Post subject:
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where is it? I couldnt see it on IBM manuals link....
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Try here.

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:46 pm    Post subject:
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thnx a lot Ofer.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:51 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Can we trigger a JCL from Windows
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ankitbahuguna, look at the "SITE" subcommand and the "FILETYPE" and "JES*" parameters.

There's also a whole section 4.13 Interfacing with JES that will give you the details.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:57 pm    Post subject:
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ofer71 wrote:
Superk's suggestion is the best method. I'm using FTP to submit jobs from my PC, and I also make use of Window's "Scheduled Tasks" option to submit these jobs, thus have my own scheduler :-)

O.


FYI, for all those reading this topic, that is why it's always been suggested as the first option to investigate when looking to implement a scheduling solution for development/test systems.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2008 7:57 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Can we trigger a JCL from Windows
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for a gui interface google for FTP2JES
or look for it at
www.cbttape.org
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