The Batch Interface

This section describes how CA XCOM Data Transport is invoked from a batch job to execute a file transfer.
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This section describes how CA XCOM Data Transport is invoked from a batch job to execute a file transfer. All local and remote z/OS users can send and retrieve data files between z/OS and other z/OS or non-z/OS systems using the CA XCOM Data Transport Batch Interface. In addition, all local z/OS users can use the Batch Interface to send jobs and reports for processing to remote systems.
  • Special Features
    The Batch Interface supports all product features, including Third-Party Processing, Broadcast Distributions, Interdependent Transfers, User-Specified Checkpoints, and Batched Multiple Transfers.
  • XCOMJOB Sample JCL
    The samples library contains sample XCOMJOB job streams, including TYPE=EXECUTE, TYPE=SCHEDULE, TYPE=INQUIRE, and TYPE=HISTORY.
  • XCOMJOB DD Statements
    Review this section about the DD statements that XCOMJOB JC uses.
  • XCOMJOB Parameter Classes
    The batch interface makes a large number of transfer control parameters available. These parameters are divided into two classes, based on where they can be used in the XCOMJOB JCL. One set of parameters can be specified only in the PARM field of the EXEC statement, and the other can be specified only in the SYSIN01 DD statement. These two sets of parameters are known as PARM parameters and SYSIN01 parameters.
  • PARM Parameters
    Review the PARM parameters, which are specified in the PARM field of the EXEC statement.
  • SYSIN01 Parameters
    Review the set of parameters that are specified in the SYSIN01 DD statement of the XCOMJOB JCL. SYSIN01 parameters.