Please follow next steps to upload IODF:

Prepare IODF for upload

Use this sample JCL to create the IODF files.

The sample JCL contains 2 steps.

  1. Step REPRO uses IDAMS REPRO to create an IODF file in REPRO format.
  2. Step TERSE uses TRSMAIN (AMATERSE) utility to terse the output file created in REPRO step.

Step TERSE is optional but is recommended for IODF files with size over 2MB.

Download IODF to Workstation from Host

Transfer the data set(s) from z/OS host to your workstation using the download method available in your environment. FTP client is used in the example shown below.

From Windows command line:

Step 1: FTP logon to the z/OS host.
c: > ftp <mvsaddress>
220-FTPSERVE IBM FTP CS V2R1 at MYHOST.MYCOPANY.COM, 10:07:50 on 2014-08-28
220 Connection will close if idle for more than 5 minutes.
User (myhost:(none)): <myid>
331 Send password please.
Password: <xxxxxxx>
230 myid is logged on.

Step 2: specify the transfer mode to be binary.
ftp> binary
200 Representation type is Image

Step 3: set the local directory to c:\temp.
ftp> lcd c:\temp
Local directory now c:\temp

Step 4: receive data set from z/OS host and store it on c:\temp.
ftp>get <ddname> <xxx.yyy> 
where <ddname> is the data set name on z/OS host and <xxx.yyy> is the file name on workstation,
200 Port request OK.
226 Transfer complete.
102938 bytes sent in 9 seconds (11.21 Kbytes/sec)

Step 5: close the ftp session.
221 Quit command received. Goodbye.

Submit IODF

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