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shanthi gude

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:31 pm
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Hi,
My question is what are the benefits of removing TIME=1440 parameter in jobcard in JCL. Kindly can anyone help me on this.

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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 2:57 pm
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TIME=1440 tells the system to let the job / task / step run as long as it can. Removing the parameter may cause the job to ABEND for lack of CPU time; the exact amount of time allowed depends upon the way your system is set up.
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shanthi gude

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 3:22 pm
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You mean there is no benefit of removing it.
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Nic Clouston

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:12 pm
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Plenty of benefit. Suppose your program is looping - you want it terminate as soon as possible.
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shanthi gude

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:30 pm
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Thank you.
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shanthi gude

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:36 pm
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Any other benefits
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:09 pm
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shanthi gude wrote:
Any other benefits

You claim to be a software engineer, do you have to be a "manual" engineer to actually RTFM or a "web" engineer to STFW?
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Rohit Umarjikar

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:26 pm
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My question is what are the benefits of removing TIME=1440
You need to ask yourself , why do you want to do that or why was it there in the first place?
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