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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

IBM Utility Software

Tutorial Name Links
IEBGENER for Sequential Files  PDF, Word
IEBCOPY for Partitioned Datasets PDF, Word
IEBCOMPR and SuperCE to compare Datasets PDF, Word
Search Utility to search through Libraries  
IEFBR14 for Side-effects  
IEBPTPCH – Print and Punch Utility  

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