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mvijairaj

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 12:48 am    Post subject: Creation of Unload JCL with REXX tool/scripts
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Hello,

Is it possible to create UNLOAD JCL job with help of REXX tool/ scripts ?
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 12:51 am    Post subject:
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Sure.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 12:56 am    Post subject:
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Well that question just begged the above reply.

You really do need to give a whole lot more detail about what you want to achieve, and quite often the reason why you need to do this gives the other forum members a lot more scope for helpfull answers.
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PostPosted: Mon Dec 07, 2009 2:10 am    Post subject:
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Hello and welcome to the forum,

It is usually not a good initial question to ask if some "thing" is possible - it almost always is possible (if one is willing to learn how or buy the needed components.

As Expat mentioned, if you clearly specify (in detail) what you to do (ie. show examples of what you want as "output" from this process), someone will probably have a suggestion.
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:00 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Creation of Unload JCL with REXX tool/scripts
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Hi,
The requirement is like this:
I w'd like to create Unload JCL jobs with help of REXX processing steps.
In my REXX tool, I will define table names in one Array structure. Assume that All tables are similar table structure. so, REXX has to create unload JCLs for given list of table names. i.e. SYSIN and DD names along with Job card and other things as usual in the JCL. Can it be possible to create such unload JCLs ?
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 11:26 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Creation of Unload JCL with REXX tool/scripts
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Can it be possible to create such unload JCLs ?


again a yes/no question strongly deserves a Yes/no answer

Yes it is possible,
the requirements must be clear, and You must have the right skills

nobody will do it for You!
show us what You have done, what problems You have encountered,
somebody will be glad to help You
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 09, 2009 12:01 am    Post subject:
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To give you a start in the right direction, you will build your JCL as output and write to the internal reader. You can build your output from a skeleton, or just hard code your JCL like this:

Code:

QUEUE "//JOBNAME JOB (,,,),'DESCRIPTION',"
QUEUE '//   MSGLEVEL=(1,1),MSGCLASS=X,CLASS=0,'
QUEUE '//   NOTIFY=&SYSUID'
QUEUE '/*JOBPARM SYSAFF=*'
QUEUE '//*'
QUEUE '//STEP0001 EXEC PGM=IDCAMS'
QUEUE '//SYSPRINT DD   SYSOUT=*'
QUEUE '//SYSIN    DD   *'
...
ADDRESS TSO
"ALLOC F(JCL) SYSOUT WRITER(INTRDR)"
"EXECIO" QUEUED() "DISKW JCL (FINIS"
"FREE F(JCL)"
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