Job definition - z/OS jobs

A z/OS job runs the command you specify in the JCL tab on a JCL system. This job type runs only on HCL Workload Automation Agent for z/OS.

This section describes the required and optional attributes for z/OS jobs. Each job definition has the following format and arguments:
Table 1. Required and optional attributes for the definition of a z/OS job.
Attribute Description/value Required
application name jcl
byDefinition The type of job submission. This is the only supported submission type.
jclDefinition The operation to be performed on the JCL system.
The following example shows a job that returns the status of the JCL system:
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
 <jsdl:jobDefinition xmlns:jsdl==""
 <jsdl:application name="jcl">
 <jsdljcl:jclDefinition>//NORMAL JOB ,'TWS JOB',CLASS=A,MSGCLASS=A,>
// MSGLEVEL=(1,1)
//STEP1 EXEC PGM=IEFBR14</jsdljcl:jclDefinition>
 DESCRIPTION "Sample JCL Job Definition"

See also

From the Dynamic Workload Console you can perform the same task as described in

Creating job definitions.

For more information about how to create and edit scheduling objects, see

Designing your Workload.