Using DFSORT and ICETOOL - Course Objectives

On successful completion of this course, the student, with the aid of the appropriate reference materials, should be able to:

  1. Write JCL and DFSORT control statements to sort, copy, and merge records in the following kinds of files as input, and to produce these kinds of files as output:
    1. Sequential data sets
    2. VSAM data sets
    3. Members of PDS or PDSE
    4. Files in the Hierarchical File System (HFS)


  2. Create symbolic name files to use in DFSORT and ICETOOL control statements


  3. Write JCL and DFSORT and ICETOOL control statements that enable you to perform these tasks with no need to write code in a programming language:



These Materials © Copyright 2012 by Steven H. Comstock

Materials version: V3.x


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