Mark Murphy on Thursday, December 13, 2012 2:20 PM wrote:
Do scheduled jobs survive an IPL? That is a job submitted with
SBMJOB SCDDATE(future) SCDTIME(future). My guess is no, but I am
hoping that I am wrong. It is just something I am unable to test in
my current environment.
I guess another way to ask this question is do jobs on a job queue
survive an IPL. I can't find the answer, but as I said before, I am
just hoping that the answer is yes. I believe it is a no.
Yes, they should survive the IPL, and start when the 'future'
date\time transpires.... at least *if* the CHGIPLA did not choose to
CLRJOBQ(*YES) nor the equivalent feature requested on a manual IPL. But
after the IPL, there may also be some Clear Job Queue [CLRJOBQ] requests
that could run before a subsystem allocates the JobQ; e.g. as requested
in the QSTRUPPGM, before a Start Subsystem [STRSBS] request. There is
also the rare possibility that the job queue object is discovered\marked
as damaged during the IPL, and thus the job could be /lost/ per CPF3498
"Job &3/&2/&1 lost at IPL. Job queue damaged."