IEBCOPY process the tasks using job and utility control statements. Those are -
- Job Control Statements
- Utility Control Statements
Job Control Statements
|SYSPRINT DD||Defines a sequential dataset or spool for listing control statements and messages.|
|SYSUT1 or anyname1 DD||Specifies the input PDS or unload dataset.|
The data set can be basic, large, extended, or compressed.
|SYSUT2 or anyname2 DD||Specifies PDS or unload dataset for output.|
|SYSUT3 DD||Specifies temporary dataset.|
SYSUT3 is used when there is no space in virtual storage for input datasets.
|SYSUT4 DD||Specifies temporary dataset.|
SYSUT4 is used when there is no space in virtual storage for output datasets.
|SYSIN DD||Defines the optional control dataset.|
Utility Control Statements
IEBCOPY utility control statements are used to control the utility processing and those are -
Note! A copy operation starts with a COPY, COPYGRP, COPYGROUP, COPYMOD, or ALTERMOD statement. It continues until another COPY, COPYGRP, COPYGROUP, COPYMOD, or ALTERMOD statement is found or the end of the control dataset is found.