JCL Checker optimizes batch Operations
JCL Checker is the ideal JCL validation tool. It ensures the optimal use of your production department’s time and resources by providing early detection of all JCL-related problems. The software efficiently checks JCL for syntax errors, and reports everything from missing data sets to program existence long before the code is submitted for execution.
The solution has powerful, high-speed capabilities that easily automate the JCL verification process. It helps ensure correctly formatted JCL. It also enforces in-house norms and standards with minimal wasted effort on the part of your IT team.
- Precise analysis and reporting capabilities make it easy to find and fix JCL errors
- Eliminates costly processing delays resulting from JCL-related problems
- Ensures that the Production environment is error-free, standardized and optimized
- Affordable JCL validation tool with a high Return on Investment
Standard JCL Checks
Engineered to root out every error in your JCL, the software rapidly scans your Job Control Language for accurate format and content. The state-of-the-art tool offers pre-checks and other options to give users precise control of the JCL validation process.
JCL Checker routinely tests for:
Syntax and Typographic Errors
Interprets jobs in the same manner in which they would be by z/OS, JES2 and JES3
Solves the JCL variables and parameters while expanding Procedures and Includes
SMS parameters in the DD statement are checked against active definitions
Reports their location in STEPLIBS, JOBLIBS, LINKLISTS and LPA
Logic and name validation of high-level qualifiers and aliases, job dependencies by data set, and the existence and availability of data sets
Data set authorization
Authorization to make changes verified with the z/OS SAF interface and installed security components
Other JCL Validations
The software also provides numerous other verifications depending on your company’s needs, the configuration of your system, and the complexity of the JCL. For example, IBM utility control statements can be checked whether they are stored in data sets, in partitioned data set members, or are found in the data stream.
Seamlessly integrates with all versions of z/OS V1R13 and higher
Available for JES2 and JES3
Runs from ISPF or as a batch process
Interface with RACF, TSS or ACF2