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Analyzing JCL and Enforcing JCL Standards and Syntax

ASG-JCLPREP is a comprehensive JCL management solution that automates JCL changes, standards enforcement, conversion, and tuning, eliminating hours of exhausting programming for staff.

Flexible and easy to use, ASG-JCLPREP streamlines operations, improves your data center’s productivity, and reduces downtime in your production system by eliminating errors. ASG-JCLPREP is a dynamic JCL management tool that has the ability to perform fully customizable standards enforcement, JCL conversions and corrections, as well as comprehensive reporting and optional reformatting. ASG-JCLPREP shields your organization against productivity losses by ensuring that job control management is performed accurately and according to pre-determined standards.


  • Assists in JCL standardization and reformatting to site standards.

  • Validates JCL across multiple LPARs.

  • Provides extensive cross-reference facility.

  • Detects central syntax and runtime JCL errors, including DB2 and IMS control statements.

  • Validates IDCAMS control statement members.

  • Interfaces with ASG-Zeke.


  • Improves the overall quality of JCL and reduces system downtime by eliminating runtime JCL errors before they occur.

  • Increases the productivity of applications programming, production control, operations, systems programming, quality assurance, and other JCL users.

  • Saves time and reduces errors by automatically validating and conditionally correcting JCL, reordering and re-aligning JCL to the desired format, and merging JCL from multiple data centers.

  • Vital solution in any hardware or software project involving JCL used in single or multiple LPAR environments.

  • Eliminates unnecessary, after-hours phone calls and validates corporate JCL coding standards.

  • Automates change control process and decreases the time needed to implement projects.