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PARM parameter

z/OS MVS JCL Reference

Parameter type

Keyword, optional


Use the PARM parameter to pass variable information to the processing program executed by this job step. To use the information, the processing program must contain instructions to retrieve the information.


For details on the format of the passed information and its retrieval, see z/OS MVS Programming: Assembler Services Guide.

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