IEBGENER Tutorial (for Experienced)


This page describes audiences, objectives, prerequisites, and the topics covered as part of the tutorial.


IEBGENER can convert and copy sequential file data to PDS members and PDS member's data to sequential files. The copy operation can perform on all types of records having various lengths (including record length > 32760 bytes).

IEBGENER uses either a sequential data set or PDS or PDSE member as input and a new or existing sequential data set or a PDS or PDSE member as output.

Objective and Audiences

In this tutorial, all the topics are covered with in-depth information. So, this tutorial is advised for intermediate and expert developers.

If you are a newbie to IEBGENER utility, go through the IEBGENER Tutorial (for Beginners)


Readers need to have the JCL basic knowledge to understand the IEBGENER concepts easily. Go through the below tutorial -

For basic information, go through IEBGENER Tutorial (for Beginners)