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JES2 – Controlling JES2 Initiators and Printers 2.5


3 hours



This course discusses the manipulation of JES2 initiator and printer resources that are associated with job, and job output, processing.


Operators and systems programmers requiring knowledge about the use of JES2 to manage batch jobs processing.


Successful completion of the JES2 – Monitoring Jobs, Initiators, and Printers Using JES2 Commands 2.5 course, or equivalent knowledge.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Modify JES2 Initiator attributes and status, to control job processing
  • Define and modify printer attributes

Course Content

JES2 Commands to Control Initiators

Starting and Stopping JES2 Initiators
Halting a JES2 Initiator
Modifying JES2 Initiator Availability and Attributes

JES2 Commands to Control Printers

Interrupting Printer Activity
Modifying Printer Attributes
Controlling Printing Progress
Restarting and Repeating a Print Job

JES2 – Controlling JES2 Initiators and Printers 2.5 Mastery Test