CICS guy is right. The syntax error indicates your site does not have z/OS DFSORT V1R5 PTF UK90007 (April, 2006) applied. You need that PTF to use JFY. Ask your System Programmer to install it (it's free). For complete details on all of the new DFSORT and ICETOOL functions available with the April, 2006 PTF, see:http://www.ibm.com/servers/storage/supp ... /mvs/peug/
A note about a conflict in your job:
which builds 10-byte records, but you have LRECL=080 for SORTOUT. The mismatch will cause DFSORT to pad your output records with binary zeros from positions 11-80. It's best to remove LRECL=080 and let DFSORT set the correct LRECL automatically.
If you want 10-byte records, removing LRECL=080 will work.
If you want blanks from 11-80, use:
If you want to justify input positions 1-10 and keep input positions 11-80 unchanged, use: