• Subject: RE: Job Accounting
  • From: James Turnbull <jamest@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Oct 1997 09:22:28 +1000

No coding but heaps of data entry to change all your user profiles to
incorporate accounting codes.  Also without TAATOOLs reporting on AS/400
job accounting is a real mess.  I set it up to bill clients and also to
use as a crude performance indicator on machines without Performance
Tools.

                                                        James Turnbull
                                                        AS/Tech
Consulting

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Al Barsa, Jr. [SMTP:barsa2@ibm.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, 1 October 1997 23:35
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: Job Accounting
> 
> At 11:15 AM 10/1/97 +0200, you wrote:
> You can use AS/400 job accounting.  It's not complicated, although you
> will
> have to read the chapter on it in the book at least twice to get it.
> If
> you bill by user, it required NO coding changes.  It gets tackier when
> you
> try to bill out a user apportioned to multiple departments (e.g.:  a
> programmer or operator).
> 
> OS/400 gives you everything you need to capture the data, but nothing
> to
> report it.  There are some useful TAATOOLs to handle the reporting.
> 
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