Data Sequence & Reports
Test Case 04, Functional Test of SORT
  Table of Contents  v-16.01.01 - tc04sr01.htm 
  Introduction
  Items Provided with Test Case 04
  Items to be Created by Test Case 04
  Execution Tasks
  1. Sort Data & Produce a Report
  2. Review/Validate Results
  Preparation Tasks
  Create a Directory Structure
  Configure a Batch Server Instance
  Create Test Data File
  JCL to Create Test Data File
  COBOL, Create Test File with Packed Data
  Technical Details
  Directives Files for Program Compiles
  COBOL Compile using Mainframe Dialect
  COBOL Compile using Micro Focus Dialect
  Set Environment Variables
  Display and Log Messages
  Summary
  Software Agreement and Disclaimer
  Downloads and Links
  Current Server or Internet Access
  Internet Access Required
  Glossary of Terms
  Comments or Feedback
  Company Overview
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Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Introduction

The primary objective of this test case is to describe and demonstrate a process to sort a record sequential file and produce a report with sub-totals and final totals.

A secondary objective is to describe and demonstrate how to execute the MFJSORT program (a SORT Utility Program provided within Micro Focus Enterprise Server) when the JCL specifies SORT or SYNCSORT.

Note:  It is important to note the intent of Test Case 04 is not simply to do a one-time test of the SORT functions. The intent is to describe and demonstrate a repeatable process that may be used as a model for sorting files and producing reports using MFJSORT
 

To successfully complete Test Case 04 it will be necessary to perform two tasks. The first task is to execute a single job that will sort a sequential file and produce a report using the sort program. The second task is to review and validate the results of executing the job.


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Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Items Provided with Test Case 04

Test Case 04 (TC04) includes a suite of application assets that are stored in Partitioned Data Sets (PDS's) on a ZOS Mainframe System.

1. Application Assets
1.1. A suite of Partitioned Data Sets (PDS's) that exist on the Mainframe System.
1.1.1. Availability of a JCL Member (TC04SRJ1.jcl) that will execute the SORT function and produce a report.
1.1.2. Availability of a Partitioned Data Set Member (PDSM) containing the sort specifications.
2. Non-Relational Data Structures
2.1. A Record Sequential File (TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD3.dat) that is created as part of the preparation process.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Items to be Created by Test Case 04

A "Prepare" process (or System Configuration) must be performed to set environment variables, create a directory structure, configure a Micro Focus Server Instance and create the utility programs that will do various data file converts and compares. The following is a list of the tasks.

1. System Preparation
1.1. Create a process to set the necessary Environment Variables.
1.2. Create a directory structure to support a development environment.
1.3. Configure a Micro Focus batch server instance that will run Test Case 04 using ASCII-encoded, non-relational data structures. Describe and demonstrate how this is accomplished.
2. Utility Programs and Processes
2.1. Create a repeatable test file creation process for the non-relational data structure used in Test Case 04. This repeatable process should serve as a model for processing other non-relational data structures. The process should run in a development, test and production environment on a ZOS Mainframe or a Linux, UNIX or Windows System using Micro Focus Enterprise Server. Describe and demonstrate how this is accomplished.
2.1.1. Create a batch job using a JCL Member (TC04SRJ8.jcl) that will create an ASCII-encoded Record Sequential File (TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD3.dat) to be used as SORTIN.
3. Documentation
3.1. Create documentation for the preceding items.
3.2. The documentation should be easily viewed from devices that have browser capability.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Execution Tasks

The original test case consisted of one job (a JCL member and a JCL/PROC member) that executed a COBOL program and the SORT utility program. The test case is currently executed on a ZOS Mainframe System that is an EBCDIC-encoded environment.

The test case has been expanded and now includes a second JCL member that is expected to execute on an LUW System using Micro Focus and configured for an ASCII-encoded environment. The JCL member includes a set of sort specifications that will sort the ASCII-encoded output file into and EBCDIC collating sequence.

The original and expanded test case components were migrated to a Windows/7 System with Micro Focus Enterprise Server (this includes both Enterprise Studio and Enterprise Developer). The COBOL program was compiled in the new environment and the JCL was submitted to the Micro Focus Server and executed as expected.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section 1. Sort Data & Produce a Report

The following flow chart shows the processing logic for the job that is submitted and executed on a Windows System with Enterprise Server.

             
TC04SRJ1
jcl
Submit the Job to Sort and Generate Report
   
IEFBR
utll
   
   
TC04SRD2
rseq
Step-1: Delete previously created files
   
TC04SRD3
rseq
   
   
SORT
utl
   
   
TC04SRD2
rseq
Sort and Generate Report
   
   
TC04SRT2
PARMLIB
   
   
   
Read STSIN from a PDSM
   
EOJ
End-Of-Job
 
Overview, Test Case 04, Sort the "Orders-by-Vendor" File and Generate a Report

 

The following JCL member (TC04SRJ1.jcl) is submitted and executed on a Windows System running Micro Focus Enterprise Server.

//TC04SRJ1 JOB SIMOTIME,CLASS=1,MSGCLASS=0,NOTIFY=CSIP1
//* *******************************************************************
//*       TC04SRJ1.JCL - a JCL Member for Batch Job Processing        *
//*       This JCL Member is provided by SimoTime Technologies        *
//*           (C) Copyright 1987-2017 All Rights Reserved             *
//*             Web Site URL:   http://www.simotime.com               *
//*                   e-mail:   helpdesk@simotime.com                 *
//* *******************************************************************
//*
//* Text   - Sort Data and Produce a Report.
//* Author - SimoTime Technologies
//* Date   - January 24, 1996
//*
//* The 1st job step (RSEQDELT) will delete any previously created
//* file. The 2nd job step (SORTSTEP) will sort the data and produce
//* a report.
//*
//* This set of programs will run on a mainframe under MVS or on a
//* Personal Computer with Windows and Micro Focus Mainframe Express.
//*
//*                      ************
//*                      * TC04EXJ1 *
//*                      ********jcl*
//*                           *
//*                           *
//*                      ************     ************
//*                      * IEFBR14  ******* TC04RS20 *
//*                      ********utl*     ***delete***
//*                           *
//*                           *
//*     ************     ************     ************
//*     * TC04SRD3 ******* SYNCSORT ******* TC04SRD2 *
//*     *******rseq*  *  ********utl*     *******rseq*
//*                   *       *
//*     ************  *       *
//*     * TC04SRT2 ****       *
//*     *******pdsm*          *
//*                           *
//*                           *
//*                      ************
//*                      *   EOJ    *
//*                      ************
//*
//* *******************************************************************
//* Step 1 of 2,
//* Delete any previously created files.
//*
//RSEQDELT EXEC PGM=IEFBR14
//TC04SRD1 DD  DSN=TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD2,DISP=(MOD,DELETE,DELETE),
//             UNIT=SYSALLDA,
//             SPACE=(TRK,5),
//             DCB=(RECFM=FB,LRECL=133,DSORG=PS)
//*
//*********************************************************************
//* Step 2 of 2,
//* Sort the Orders-by-Vendor File. The SORT specifications are defined
//* within a PDSM.
//* The sequence of the output will be by Vendor and PO Number.
//*
//SORTSTEP EXEC PGM=SYNCSORT
//SORTIN   DD  DSN=TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD3,
//             DISP=SHR
//SORTOUT  DD  DSN=TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD2,
//             DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE),SPACE=(CYL,(0,30),RLSE),
//             UNIT=SYSALLDA,
//             DCB=(LRECL=133,RECFM=FB)
//SYSIN    DD  DSN=SIMOTIME.PDS.PARMLIB(TC04SRT2),DISP=OLD
//

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section 2. Review/Validate Results

The following shows the content of the SORTOUT file that is produced as a result of running the preceding job.

1Date: 09-26-2013        Test Case for Data Sequencing and Report Generation          Page:      1
     Vendor  PO-Nbr  Vendor Name          Itm-Nbr Description      Unit-Price  Qty     Sub-Total
     0000010 0000001 Toy Corporation      6674215 Fire Truck            39.98    3        119.94
     0000010 0000003 Toy Corporation      6674215 Fire Truck            39.98-   1         39.98-
                                                                                    ------------
                                                                                           79.96

     0000020 0000002 Acme Tool Company    0005736 Generator          1,250.00    1      1,250.00
     0000020 0000005 Acme Tool Company    0004110 Wrench, 3/16           1.79    1          1.79
     0000020 0000005 Acme Tool Company    0004120 Wrench, 1/8            1.89    1          1.89
     0000020 0000005 Acme Tool Company    0004130 Wrench, 5/16           1.98    1          1.98
     0000020 0000005 Acme Tool Company    0004140 Wrench, 3/8            2.15    1          2.15
                                                                                    ------------
                                                                                        1,257.81

     0000040 0000004 Home Furnishings     0026783 Table Lamp           129.50    2        259.00
                                                                                    ------------
                                                                                          259.00

1                                                                                   ------------
                                                                    Final Total         1,596.77

 

The following Partitioned-Data-Set Member (TC04SRT2.ctl) contains the SORT Specifications that are used by the SORT program to sort the data and produce the report.

* ..:....1....:....2....:....3....:....4....:....5....:....6....:....7.
 SORT  FIELDS=(8,7,CH,A,
               1,7,CH,A)
 OUTFIL LINES=57,
       OUTREC=(5:8,7,                    ORDR-VENDOR-ID
               12:1X,
               13:1,7,                   ORDR-NUMBER
               20:1X,
               21:15,20,                 ORDR-VENDOR-NAME
               41:1X,
               42:35,7,                  ORDR-VENDOR-ITEM-NBR
               49:1X,
               50:47,14,                 ORDR-VENDOR-ITEM-DESC
               64:1X,
               65:42,5,PD,EDIT=(I,III,IIT.TTS),SIGNS=(,,,-),
               76:1X,
               77:61,3,ZD,EDIT=(IITS),SIGNS=(,,,-),
               81:1X,
               82:64,5,PD,EDIT=(I,III,IIT.TTS),SIGNS=(,,,-),
               132:1X),
     SECTIONS=(8,7,SKIP=3L,
     TRAILER3=(84:12'-',/,
               84:TOT=(64,5,PD,EDIT=(I,III,IIT.TTS),SIGNS=(,,,-)),/)),
     TRAILER1=(84:12'-',/,
               68:'Final Total',
               84:TOT=(64,5,PD,EDIT=(I,III,IIT.TTS),SIGNS=(,,,-))),
      HEADER2=(1:'Date:',
               7:DATE=(MD4-),
               25:'Test Case for ',
               39:'Data Sequencing and Report Generation',
               86:'Page:',
               92:PAGE,3/,
               5:'Vendor',
               13:'PO-Nbr',
               21:'Vendor Name',
               42:'Itm-Nbr',
               50:'Description',
               67:'Unit-Price',
               79:'Qty',
               87:'Sub-Total')

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Preparation Tasks

A Sequencing of Data (i.e. Sorting) and the creation of reports presents a user with a number of choices. For non-relational data structures the decision process will leverage a variety of skills and a broad knowledge base that may be acquired through training, experience, research and assistance.

Test 04 (TC04) will focus on using the SORT functions available on a Mainframe System running ZOS or a Linux, UNIX or Windows System with Micro Focus Enterprise Server/Developer.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Create a Directory Structure

Test Case 04 will focus on the development environment.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore a Directory Structure for a Development Environment that supports the execution of business applications using Micro Focus Enterprise Server.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Configure a Batch Server Instance

The purpose of this section is to describe how to configure a JES sub-system (or Server Instance) that will run under Micro Focus Enterprise Server. To run all the jobs in Test Case 04 it will be necessary to populate the catalog with a minimum number of Partitioned Data Sets (or PDS's).

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore how to Configure a Batch JES sub-system (or Server Instance) that will run under Micro Focus Enterprise Server and execute batch jobs using JCL.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Create Test Data File

This section will describe how to create a record sequential file that contains 80-byte, fixed-length records containing numeric currency values (data fields or data strings) using a Signed-Packed-Decimal format.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section JCL to Create Test Data File

The following JCL Member (TC04SRJ8.jcl) is the job that is submitted and executed to create the Test Data File that is used as SORTIN.

//TC04SRJ8 JOB 'Test Job Account 001',
//             SIMOTIME,
//             CLASS=1,
//             MSGCLASS=0,
//             NOTIFY=CSIP1,
//             USER=LSIMMONS
//* *******************************************************************
//*       This JCL Member is provided by SimoTime Technologies        *
//*           (C) Copyright 1987-2017 All Rights Reserved             *
//*             Web Site URL:   http://www.simotime.com               *
//*                   e-mail:   helpdesk@simotime.com                 *
//* *******************************************************************
//*
//* Step 1 of 3,
//* Delete previously created Files...
//*
//PREPARE  EXEC PGM=IEFBR14
//TC04SRD1 DD  DISP=(MOD,DELETE,DELETE),
//             DSN=TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD1
//TC04SRD3 DD  DISP=(MOD,DELETE,DELETE),
//             DSN=TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD3
//*
//* *******************************************************************
//* Step 2 of 3,
//* Create a Record Sequential File of 80-byte, Fixed-Length records.
//* The data strings within the records will be USAGE IS DISPLAY.
//*
//CRTFILE1 EXEC PGM=IEBGENER
//SYSPRINT DD  SYSOUT=*
//SYSIN    DD  DUMMY
//* :....1....:....2....:....3....:....4....:....5....:....6....:....7....:....8
//SYSUT1   DD  *
00000010000010Toy Corporation     6674215000003998+Fire Truck    003+000011994+
00000020000020Acme Tool Company   0005736000125000+Generator     001+000125000+
00000030000010Toy Corporation     6674215000003998-Fire Truck    001+000003998-
00000040000040Home Furnishings    0026783000012950+Table Lamp    002+000025900+
00000050000020Acme Tool Company   0004110000000179+Wrench, 3/16  001+000000179+
00000050000020Acme Tool Company   0004120000000189+Wrench, 1/8   001+000000189+
00000050000020Acme Tool Company   0004130000000198+Wrench, 5/16  001+000000198+
00000050000020Acme Tool Company   0004140000000215+Wrench, 3/8   001+000000215+
/*
//SYSUT2   DD  DSN=TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD1,DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE),
//             STORCLAS=MFI,
//             SPACE=(TRK,5),
//             DCB=(RECFM=FB,LRECL=80,DSORG=PS)
//SYSOUT   DD  SYSOUT=*
//*
//*
//* *******************************************************************
//* Step 3 of 3,
//* Execute a COBOL conversion program
//* Copy the file created in the preceding job step.
//* The record format will be modified, the currency amounts will be
//* converted to Signed-Packed-Decimal. The non-currency numeric fields
//* will be converted to Signed-Zoned-Decimal.
//*
//CRTFILE3 EXEC PGM=TC04SRC8
//TC04SRD1 DD  DSN=TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD1,DISP=SHR
//TC04SRD3 DD  DSN=TESTCASE.TC04.TC04SRD3,DISP=(NEW,CATLG,DELETE),
//             STORCLAS=MFI,
//             SPACE=(TRK,5),
//             DCB=(RECFM=FB,LRECL=80,DSORG=PS)
//SYSOUT   DD  SYSOUT=*
//*

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section COBOL, Create Test File with Packed Data

A COBOL conversion program is used to create a record sequential file containing currency values that use a signed packed decimal format.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore how to create a record sequential file with signed packed decimal fields for currency values. The process for creating the file will use a generated COBOL program that is executable on an IBM/ZOS Mainframe System or on a Linux, UNIX or Windows (LUW) System using Micro Focus Server.

Note:  The COBOL conversion program is generated using SimoTime Technologies.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore How to Generate a Data File Convert Program using simple specification statements in a Process Control File (PCF). This link to the User Guide includes the information necessary to create a Process Control File and generate the COBOL programs that will do the actual data file conversion. The User Guide contains a list of the PCF statements that are used for the data file convert process.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Technical Details

This section contains information about items that are used by the mainline Job Scripts and/or Programs.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Directives Files for Program Compiles

This section will describe the directives files that are used when compiling the COBOL programs that are used in Test Case 02.

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section COBOL Compile using Mainframe Dialect

The following member (OS390AscCBLBAT.dir) is the directives file that is used to compile the COBOL programs that conform to the OS390 dialect. The compiled programs may be executed using JCL or a Windows Command line.

DIALECT"OS390"
CHARSET"ASCII"
ASSIGN"EXTERNAL"
IDXFORMAT"8"
IBMCOMP
NOTRUNC
HOSTNUMMOVE
HOSTNUMCOMPARE
NOSIGN-FIXUP
HOSTARITHMETIC
CHECKNUM
NOOPTIONAL-FILE
NOHOSTFD
NOQUERY
SSRANGE
COBIDY
ANIM
outdd"SYSOUT 121 L"
SHARE-OUTDD
DATE
TIME
DATAMAP
settings
list()
noform

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section COBOL Compile using Micro Focus Dialect

The following member (MiFoAscIBMcomp.dir) is the directives file that is used to compile the COBOL programs that conform to the Micro Focus dialect. The compiled programs are typically executed using a Windows Command line.

DIALECT"MF"
CHARSET"ASCII"
ASSIGN"EXTERNAL"
IDXFORMAT"8"
IBMCOMP
NOTRUNC
RTNCODE-SIZE"2"
NOOPTIONAL-FILE
NOHOSTFD
NOQUERY
COBIDY
ANIM
outdd"SYSOUT 121 L"
SHARE-OUTDD
DATAMAP
settings
list()
noform

Table of Contents Previous Section Next Section Set Environment Variables

The following is a Windows CMD File (ENV1BASE.cmd) that is called to set the common or shared environment variables for a development environment that will support the execution of Test Case 02.

@echo OFF
rem  * *******************************************************************
rem  *               ENV1BASE.cmd - a Windows Command File               *
rem  *        This program is provided by SimoTime Technologies          *
rem  *           (C) Copyright 1987-2017 All Rights Reserved             *
rem  *             Web Site URL:   http://www.simotime.com               *
rem  *                   e-mail:   helpdesk@simotime.com                 *
rem  * *******************************************************************
rem  *
rem  * Text   - Provide a single point to set common environment variables.
rem  * Author - SimoTime Technologies
rem  * Date   - January 24, 1996
rem  *
rem  * Set the commonly used environment variables. This is used to provide
rem  * a single point for managing the commonly used environment variables.
rem  *
     set SimoLIBR=c:\SimoLIBR
     set BASELIB1=c:\SIMOSAM1\DEVL
     set BASELIB8=c:\SimoSAM8
     set BaseWIP1=c:\SimoSAM1\WIP1
     set DATAZERO=c:\SIMODATA\DEVL\DATA\ZERO
     set BASEAPP=%BaseLib1%
     set BASESYS=%BaseLib1%\SYS1
     set BASECAT=%BaseLib1%\DATA
     set SYSLOG=%BASESYS%\LOGS\SYSLOG_USER.DAT
     set SYSOUT=%BASEAPP%\LOGS\SYSOUT_SIMSAM01.TXT
     set SLZMSG=%BASEAPP%\LOGS\SLZMSG_USER.TXT
     set PostNOTE=%BASEAPP%\LOGS\JOBLOG_SIMONOTE.TXT
     set SimoNOTE=%BASEAPP%\LOGS\JOBLOG_SIMONOTE.TXT
     call SIMONOTE "* SIMONOTE Job Log File is %SIMONOTE% "
rem  *
     set MQBASE=C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere MQ
rem  *
rem  * Set the location for the Apache-Tomcat Server...
     set CATALINA_HOME=C:\APACHETC\apache-tomcat-7.0.52
rem  *
rem  * Set the Environment for the Java Environment...
     set JAVABASE=C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.8.0_112
     set JAVASDK="%JAVABASE%\bin"
     set JAVA_HOME=%JAVABASE%
     set JRE_HOME=%JAVABASE%
rem  *
rem  * Set the environment for the Micro Focus technology...
     set MIFOEDEV=C:\Program Files (x86)\Micro Focus\Enterprise Developer
     set MIFOVCBL=C:\Program Files (x86)\Micro Focus\Visual COBOL
     set MIFOESTU=C:\Program Files (x86)\Micro Focus\Studio Enterprise Edition 6.0
     set MIFOEMFE="C:\Program Files (x86)\Micro Focus\Mainframe Express"
rem  *
rem  * Large file support, performance tuning and record locking of the File Handler
     set EXTFH=%BASESYS%\CONFIG\EXTFHBIG.CFG
rem  *
rem  * For IMS Support
     set ES_IMSLIB=%BASEAPP%\IMSLIB
     set ES_ACBLIB=%BASEAPP%\IMSLIB
rem  *
rem  * EZASOKETS Check EZASOKETS Enabled box or set ES_EZASOKET_SUPPORT=YES
     set EZACONFG=BASESYS1\CONFIG\EZACONFG.dat
rem  *
rem  * Resource Allocation and Performance for SORT and non-Relational Data
rem  set MFJSENGINE=SYNCSORT
     set SORTSCHEME=1
     set SORTSPACE=750000000
     set TMP=C:\SORTWORK
rem  *
     set ES_ALLOC_OVERRIDE=%BASESYS%\CONFIG\CATMAPA1.cfg
rem  * For CORE_ON_ERROR function, ABEND Dump
rem  *     set COBCONFIG_=%BASESYS%\CONFIG\diagnose.cfg
rem  *
rem  * Consolidated Trace Facility (CTF)
rem  *     set MFTRACE_CONFIG=%BASESYS%\CONFIG\ctf.cfg
rem  *     set MFTRACE_LOGS=c:\ctflogs
rem  *
rem  * For Job Restart, ABEND Recovery
     set MF_UCC11=Y
     set ES_JES_RESTART=Y
rem  *
rem  * Set environment for MFBSI (Micro Focus Batch Scheduling Interface)
     set ES_EMP_EXIT_1=mfbsiemx
     set MFBSI_DIR=%BASESYS%\LOGS\%JESSERVERNAME%
     set MFBSIEOP_CMD=ENABLE
     set MFBSIEOP_CSV=ENABLE
     set MFBSIEOP_HTM=ENABLE
     set MFBSIEOP_XML=ENABLE
rem  *
rem  * Set Behavior and Trace Flags for GETJOBDD
rem  *   Position=12345678/12345678
     set JDDFLAGS=nnnWnnnn/YYnnnnnn
rem  *
     set MAINFRAME_FLOATING_POINT=true
     set COBIDY=%BASEAPP%\COBIDY
     set COBPATH=.;%BASEAPP%\LOADLIB;%BASESYS%\LOADLIB;%SimoLIBR%
     set LIBPATH=.;%BASEAPP%\LOADLIB;%BASESYS%\LOADLIB;%SimoLIBR%
     set TXDIR=%BASESYS%\LOADLIB;%MIFOBASE%
     set CobCpy=%BASEAPP%\CobCpy1;%BASEAPP%\CobCpy2;%BASEAPP%\CobCpy6;%SimoLIBR%
rem  *
rem  * If not already set then set the PATH for Micro Focus Directories
     if "%SIMOPATH%" == "Y" goto JUMPPATH
     if "%MIFOSYS1%" == "EDEV" goto JUMPEDEV
     if "%MIFOSYS1%" == "VCBL" goto JUMPVCBL
     if "%MIFOSYS1%" == "ESTU" goto JUMPESTU
     if "%MIFOSYS1%" == "EMFE" goto JUMPEMFE
:JUMPEDEV
     set path=%BASESYS%\LOADLIB;%MIFOEDEV%\bin;%JAVASDK%;%BASEAPP%\JAVA;%PATH%;
     set CobCpy=%BASEAPP%\CobCpy1;%BASEAPP%\CobCpy2;%BASEAPP%\CobCpy6;%SimoLIBR%;%MIFOEDEV%\CPYLIB
     set MIFOBASE=%MIFOEDEV%
     goto JUMPPATH
:JUMPVCBL
     set path=%MIFOVCBL%\bin;%JAVASDK%;%BASEAPP%\JAVA;%PATH%;
     set MIFOBASE=%MIFOVCBL%
     goto JUMPPATH
:JUMPESTU
     set MIFOBASE=%MIFOESTU%\Base
     set MIFOBIN=%MIFOBASE%\bin
     set path=%BASESYS%\LOADLIB;%MIFOBASE%;%MIFOBIN%;%JAVASDK%;%BASEAPP%\JAVA;%PATH%;
     set CobCpy=%BASEAPP%\CobCpy1;%BASEAPP%\CobCpy2;%BASEAPP%\CobCpy6;%SimoLIBR%;%MIFOBASE%\SOURCE
     goto JUMPPATH
:JUMPEMFE
     set MIFOBASE=%MIFOEMFE%\Base
     set MIFOBIN=%MIFOBASE%\bin
     set path=%BASESYS%\LOADLIB;%MIFOBASE%;%MIFOBIN%;%JAVASDK%;%BASEAPP%\JAVA;%PATH%;
     set CobCpy=%BASEAPP%\CobCpy1;%BASEAPP%\CobCpy2;%BASEAPP%\CobCpy6;%SimoLIBR%;%MIFOBASE%\SOURCE
     goto JUMPPATH
rem  *
:JUMPPATH
     set SIMOPATH=Y
rem  *
     set USERCLASS=%BASELIB1%\LOADLIB
     set CLASSPATH=.
     set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;%JAVABASE%
     set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;%JAVABASE%\lib
     set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;\%USERCLASS%\simpacks
     set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;C:\APACHETC\apache-tomcat-7.0.52\webapps\simotcat\WEB-INF\classes
     set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;C:\APACHETC\apache-tomcat-7.0.52\webapps\simotcat\WEB-INF\classes\simpacks
     if "%MIFOSYS1%" == "ESTU" set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;%MIFOBIN%
     if "%MIFOSYS1%" == "EDEV" set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;%MIFOEDEV%
     if "%MIFOSYS1%" == "VCBL" set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;%MIFOVCBL%
     if "%MIFOSYS1%" == "VCBL" set CLASSPATH=%CLASSPATH%;%MIFOVCBL%\mfcobol.jar
rem  *
     set JobStatus=0000
     call SimoNOTE "* Settings CmdName ENV1BASE.cmd, Version 14.03.28, %MIFOSYS1%"
     call SimoNOTE "* BaseAPP ..... %BASEAPP%"
rem *      call SimoNOTE "* MFBSIDIR .... %MFBSI_DIR% "
     call SimoNOTE "* MIFOSYS1 is %MIFOSYS1% "
     call SimoNOTE "* MIFOBASE is %MIFOBASE% "
     call SimoNOTE "* SIMOLIBR is %SIMOLIBR% "

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The following is a Windows CMD File (SIMONOTE.cmd) that is called to display a user message to the screen and post the message to a log file. This provides a consistent method for viewing a jobs progress during execution or reviewing the job results some time after the job has been executed.

@echo OFF
rem  * *******************************************************************
rem  *               SIMONOTE.CMD - a Windows Command File               *
rem  *         This program is provided by SimoTime Technologies         *
rem  *            (C) Copyright 1987-2016 All Rights Reserved            *
rem  *              Web Site URL:   http://www.simotime.com              *
rem  *                    e-mail:   helpdesk@simotime.com                *
rem  * *******************************************************************
rem  *
rem  * Text    - Display message on screen and write to a log file.
rem  * Author  - SimoTime Technologies
rem  *
rem  * This script may be called from other scripts and expects a single
rem  * parameter enclosed in double quotes. The double quotes will be
rem  * removed. Before writing to the log file a date and time stamp
rem  * will be inserted in front of the message text.
rem  *
rem  * Note: The tilde (~) removes leading/trailing double-quotes.
rem  *
if "%SimoNOTE%" == "" set SimoNOTE=c:\SimoLIBR\LOGS\SimoTime.LOG
echo %date% %time% %~1>> %SimoNOTE%
echo %~1

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The primary objective of this test case is to describe and demonstrate a process to sort a record sequential file and produce a report with sub-totals and final totals. This document may be used as a tutorial for new programmers or as a quick reference for experienced programmers.

In the world of programming there are many ways to solve a problem. This document and the links to other documents are intended to provide a greater awareness of the Data Management and Application Processing alternatives.

The documentation and software were developed and tested on systems that are configured for a SimoTime environment based on the hardware, operating systems, user requirements and security requirements. Therefore, adjustments may be needed to execute the jobs and programs when transferred to a system of a different architecture or configuration.

SimoTime Services has experience in moving or sharing data or application processing across a variety of systems. For additional information about SimoTime Services or Technologies please send an e-mail to: helpdesk@simotime.com or call 415 883-6565. We appreciate hearing from you.

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Permission to use, copy, modify and distribute this software, documentation or training material for any purpose requires a fee to be paid to SimoTime Technologies. Once the fee is received by SimoTime the latest version of the software, documentation or training material will be delivered and a license will be granted for use within an enterprise, provided the SimoTime copyright notice appear on all copies of the software. The SimoTime name or Logo may not be used in any advertising or publicity pertaining to the use of the software without the written permission of SimoTime Technologies.

SimoTime Technologies makes no warranty or representations about the suitability of the software, documentation or learning material for any purpose. It is provided "AS IS" without any expressed or implied warranty, including the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. SimoTime Technologies shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages resulting from the loss of use, data or projects, whether in an action of contract or tort, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this software, documentation or training material.

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This section includes links to documents with additional information that are beyond the scope and purpose of this document. The first group of documents may be available from a local system or via an internet connection, the second group of documents will require an internet connection.

Note: A SimoTime License is required for the items to be made available on a local system or server.

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The following links may be to the current server or to the Internet.

Note: The latest versions of the SimoTime Documents and Program Suites are available on the Internet and may be accessed using the Link to Internet icon. If a user has a SimoTime Enterprise License the Documents and Program Suites may be available on a local server and accessed using the Link to Server icon.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore How to Generate a Data File Convert Program using simple specification statements in a Process Control File (PCF). This link to the User Guide includes the information necessary to create a Process Control File and generate the COBOL programs that will do the actual data file conversion. The User Guide contains a list of the PCF statements that are used for the data file convert process.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore How to Generate a Data File Compare, Validate or Hex-Dump Program using simple specification statements in a Process Control File (PCF). This link to the User Guide includes the information necessary to create a Process Control File and generate the COBOL programs that will do a data file compare, accumulate summary totals with a record count or produce a Hex-Dump of records in a VSAM, KSDS based on a list of user-defined keys. The User Guide contains a list of the PCF statements that are used for the data file compare, validate or dump process.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore An Enterprise System Model that describes and demonstrates how Applications that were running on a Mainframe System and non-relational data that was located on the Mainframe System were copied and deployed in a Microsoft Windows environment with Micro Focus Enterprise Server.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore the evolution of application software from conception to retirement. This document includes an overview of how to setup a Development, Test and Production environment on a Windows System using Micro Focus Enterprise Server.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore the COBOL Connection for more examples of COBOL programming techniques and sample code.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore The ASCII and EBCDIC Translation Tables. These tables are provided for individuals that need to better understand the bit structures and differences of the encoding formats.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore The File Status Return Codes to interpret the results of accessing VSAM data sets and/or QSAM files.

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The following links will require an internet connection.

This suite of programs and documentation is available for download. Link to an Evaluation zPAK Option that includes the program members, documentation and control files.

A good place to start is The SimoTime Home Page for access to white papers, program examples and product information. This link requires an Internet Connection

Explore The Micro Focus Web Site for more information about products and services available from Micro Focus. This link requires an Internet Connection.

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Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore the Glossary of Terms for a list of terms and definitions used in this suite of documents and white papers.

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This document was created and is copyrighted and maintained by SimoTime Technologies.

If you have any questions, suggestions, comments or feedback please call or send an e-mail to: helpdesk@simotime.com

We appreciate hearing from you.

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SimoTime Technologies was founded in 1987 and is a privately owned company. We specialize in the creation and deployment of business applications using new or existing technologies and services. We have a team of individuals that understand the broad range of technologies being used in today's environments. Our customers include small businesses using Internet technologies to corporations using very large mainframe systems.

Quite often, to reach larger markets or provide a higher level of service to existing customers it requires the newer Internet technologies to work in a complementary manner with existing corporate mainframe systems. We specialize in preparing applications and the associated data that are currently residing on a single platform to be distributed across a variety of platforms.

Preparing the application programs will require the transfer of source members that will be compiled and deployed on the target platform. The data will need to be transferred between the systems and may need to be converted and validated at various stages within the process. SimoTime has the technology, services and experience to assist in the application and data management tasks involved with doing business in a multi-system environment.

Whether you want to use the Internet to expand into new market segments or as a delivery vehicle for existing business functions or need assistance with converting non-relational data structures simply give us a call at 415 883-6565 or check the web site at http://www.simotime.com


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