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Status Planned for future release
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 29, 2021

Setting a TWS date parameter within Kubernates yaml file path on TWS script

We need to pass parameters to JCL during runtime, not only for a job, but for all jobs in general. Since the job is created directly by Kubernetes via the plug-in, the parameter given from JCL needs to be transferred to Job.yaml.
Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Dec 30, 2021

    In details;

    a. When scheduling the kubernates batch on TWS, we have two options. The first option is to prepare a batch content by giving the yaml file path. The second option is to prepare batch content (job in the JOBLIB) directly with yaml content.

    b. If we prefer the second way, the content of the yaml file is completely appended to the batch content. So, we can set a variable such as "&OYMD." by using "//*%OPC SCAN" in the batch content.

    c. But, if we choose the first path between these two options, it only adds a file path to the batch content that DWC produces. So, we have to add the "&OYMD." date parameter into the yaml content. Since we add the yaml file via the file path, we cannot set the parameter in the batch content when it executes.

    d. What I am trying to explain here is not the yaml file path that we want to pass to the parametric structure. What needs to be parametric is a value equivalent in the content of the yaml file located in this file path.