Table of Contents


  1. Preface
  2. Introduction to PowerExchange
  3. DBMOVER Configuration File
  4. Netport Jobs
  5. PowerExchange Message Logs and Destination Overrides
  6. SMF Statistics Logging and Reporting
  7. PowerExchange Security
  8. Secure Sockets Layer Support
  9. PowerExchange Alternative Network Security
  10. PowerExchange Nonrelational SQL
  11. PowerExchange Globalization
  12. Using the PowerExchange ODBC Drivers
  13. PowerExchange Datatypes and Conversion Matrix
  14. Appendix A: DTL__CAPXTIMESTAMP Time Stamps
  15. Appendix B: PowerExchange Glossary

Netport Jobs Overview

Netport Jobs Overview

You can associate JCL streams, called
netport jobs
, to specific ports to access a source or target in certain situations.
Use a netport job in the following situations:
  • Access a source or target through a non-PowerExchange module such as IMS DLIBATCH.
    For IMS access, the IMS ODBA access method is not supported with netport jobs.
  • Avoid excessive wait times during session processing. For example, if the data is on tape, use a netport job to avoid significant delays that result from tape mounts.
  • Process a generation data group (GDG). In this case, special considerations and configuration requirements apply. See Using Netport Jobs for Generation Data Sets.
  • Access IDMS data when full user ID checking is required, as when the SECURITY statement is set to (2,
    ) in the DBMOVER configuration file.
To link a netport job to a port, you must define a pair of NETPORT and LISTENER statements in the DBMOVER configuration file.


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