JCL Abend Code - IMS DB

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JCL Abend Code - IMS DB

Postby ravi11081992 » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:48 pm

Hello guys,

I have a query in IMS DB, If I try to update the IMS Database which is a read only what is the JCL Abend I get

I have searched in couple of forums and mainframe tutorials but I couldn't get the answer

Please help me in solving this query

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Re: JCL Abend Code - IMS DB

Postby NicC » Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:55 pm

JCL does not abend.

Your question makes no sense. Have you got an abend or not? If you have - what is it. Why search forums and tutorials? Why not go the official IBM documentation?
The problem I have is that people can explain things quickly but I can only comprehend slowly.
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Re: JCL Abend Code - IMS DB

Postby steve-myers » Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:18 am

As NicC say, "JCL" does not ABEND. "JCL" is a language, sort of. It is not a program. Only programs ABEND. The IBM programs that analyze JCL can ABEND, though this is very unusual.

For us to any any chance of helping you we need more information.

Most true ABENDs have a 3 hexadecimal digit "system" ABEND code or a 4 decimal digit "user" ABEND code. What is it?

You may be seeing a message that you are interpreting, possibly incorrectly, as an ABEND. What is it?
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Re: JCL Abend Code - IMS DB

Postby enrico-sorichetti » Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:24 am

You will not get an ABEND, You will get an AM status code ( IIRC )

Call function not compatible with processing option, segment sensitivity, transaction code, definition, or program type.
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