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mvnkprasad

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2005 7:12 pm    Post subject: job has five steps,execute 3rd step only without changingJCL
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my job has five steps and i want to execute only third step without changing my JCL.This is the question my interviewer asked.

i said restart=step3 and put a null card after that

but he told that with out changing my jcl can u?
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 13, 2005 7:34 pm    Post subject: Re: job has five steps,execute 3rd step only without changin
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You'd use the IEBEDIT program. Search the forums for lots of examples.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2005 12:39 am    Post subject:
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I think this can work: Use RESTART as you said, and code COND=(0,LE) on the JOB card. I THINK that the 1st step execed in a job is not cond tested.

Give it a shot and let us know.
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 17, 2005 2:01 pm    Post subject: Re: job has five steps,execute 3rd step only without changin
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mvnkprasad wrote:
my job has five steps and i want to execute only third step without changing my JCL.This is the question my interviewer asked.

i said restart=step3 and put a null card after that

but he told that with out changing my jcl can u?


Code in the JOB CARD like RESTART = STEP 03,COND=(0,LE).
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