This module will introduce you to CL commands and programs. You will learn why and how CL programs are used, and how to write CL programs and commands.
You will also learn how to access a Job Log to review system history.


  • Creating CL Programs
  • Reconstructing CL Code
  • Variables in a CL Program
  • Program # 1: Creating ORDFILE in the library ORDLIBX
  • Program # 2: Creating PURFILE in &LIBRARY
  • Creating CL Commands
  • CL Command Example
  • The Use of Job Logs
  • Analyzing an Abnormal Job Termination