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seshareddy_p

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 2:59 pm    Post subject: If I not specify the cobol file as DD name in JCL, what happ
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Hi,

I have one doubt on 'dd names'. please clarify.........

select 'filename' assign to 'dd name' the file opend in output mode.

in my job card i did not specify the dd name.

What will happen?

I think the query is clear.

Thanks & Regards
Seshu
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paulstephen

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PostPosted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 4:09 pm    Post subject:
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It will not show an error.
But its purpose will not be solved.
For eg: u r writting to a file... the write statment will be sucessful, but it will not be written in the file.
The same for read as well.
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khamarutheen

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 10:04 am    Post subject: DD name
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hi frnd,
without specifying the DD name how the file will get opened. it will throw the error. check it. the error no will be in 30 to 39 series not clear.
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 4:47 pm    Post subject: Re: If I not specify the cobol file as DD name in JCL, what
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hi,

if u fail to specify the ddname for a file in jcl ,u will get file status error 96 saying "NO DD STATEMENT SPECIFIED FOR THE FILE".

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ikumar

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 09, 2005 6:09 pm    Post subject: Re: If I not specify the cobol file as DD name in JCL, what
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I agree with satish...it gives file status code 96.
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