This course looks at the IEBGENER, ICEGENER, IEBCOMPR, and IEHLIST utilities and provides real-life examples describing how they are used to interrogate and modify data set content. The JCL requirements for these utilities, along with their control statement syntax, is also covered in detail.
Operators, application and system programmers who have a need to code and execute batch utilities that are used for manipulating data set content.
Basic z/OS processing concepts and JCL knowledge.
After completing this course, the student should be able to:
- Use IEBGENER and ICEGENER to copy and modify data
- Explain the differences between IEBGENER and ICEGENER
- Compare data set output using IEBCOMPR
- Code and execute an IEHLIST program
Copying Data Sets Using IEBGENER and ICEGENER
How IEBGENER and ICEGENER are Used
Copying and Printing Data
IEBGENER Return Codes
IEBGENER System Messages
Comparing and Listing Data Using IEBCOMPR and IEHLIST
Introduction to IEBCOMPR
Coding IEBCOMPR JCL
Interpreting IEBCOMPR Output
IEHLIST JCL Requirements
Creating a PDS Directory Listing
Listing VTOC Entries