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ipavan

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2005 9:46 pm    Post subject: Can we pass a file from sysin dd * or parm
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1. I have created a gdg in the first step and i want to use it as output file in the second step. i mean , i want to write the output of my second step into the gdg created in the first step.

2. how frequently passwords are changed in real time environment for a user.

3. can we pass a file from sysin dd * or parm.
I have got a reply from forum that we can do it as
sysin dd *
lib'xxxx.yyy.zzzz'
//

if the above is true how to use the file xxxx.yyy.zzzz in the cobol program, i mean how to capture the file in cobol program.
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priyesh.agrawal

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 20, 2005 9:57 pm    Post subject: Re: Help me
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Hello ipavan,

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1. I have created a gdg in the first step and i want to use it as output file in the second step. i mean , i want to write the output of my second step into the gdg created in the first step.

You should use GDG(+1), DISP=MOD in second step O/P DSN.

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2. how frequently passwords are changed in real time environment for a user.

Think it should be different from organization to org'n.....Is there any standard time period ?....

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i mean how to capture the file in cobol

Means what ?

Regards,

Priyesh.
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:42 am    Post subject: Re: Help me
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ipavan wrote:
3. can we pass a file from sysin dd * or parm.
I have got a reply from forum that we can do it as
sysin dd *
lib'xxxx.yyy.zzzz'
//

if the above is true how to use the file xxxx.yyy.zzzz in the cobol program, i mean how to capture the file in cobol program.


I'm with Priyesh. What exactly are you trying to do with this logic? Are you passing the name of a dataset to a program? Or, are you trying to pass the contents of a dataset?
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PostPosted: Thu Jul 21, 2005 12:45 am    Post subject: Re: Help me
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ipavan wrote:
2. how frequently passwords are changed in real time environment for a user.

Sarbanes-Oxley, SAS-70, HIPAA, and other legislation have made the limit to be typically no more than 90 days. Most shops have always set a 30-day limit.
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