• Subject: Re: Changing subsytem sign-on
  • From: Neil Palmer <NPalmer@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Oct 1997 22:55:46 -0400
  • Organization: NxTrend Technology - Canada

Gary Feinstein wrote:
> Let me clarify my problem.  I am shutting down QINTER right before me
> End Of Day starts.  After EOD, my backup runs.  The last step in the
> backup is to STRSBS QINTER.  However, if something goes wrong
> somewhere
> in the processes, I want to be able to sign into QCTL from home.
> Again,
> I am using TCP/IP, so a workstation entry won't work. I suppose I
> could
> use ANYNET to allow me to specify a workstation ID, but I would rather
> not run ANYNET.  Any thoughts, ideas, suggestions?
> Gary

I use QPGMR instead.  Have QPGMR subsystem contain a workstation entry
for QPADEV*  and if the backup fails for some reason and QINTER isn't
started when I connect in I get a signon display in QPGMR.
Now YES this DOES mean others could do the same, but our sole reason for
ending QINTER is to make sure no locks are left on objects so the backup
will be complete, and no one but me is stupidf enough to be signing on
at 3am anyway, so I don't care.  If this suits you also then give it a
Yes - if you leave QPGMR subsystem up during the day other jobs may get
signon displays here because of the workstation entry, so you could
either end QPGMR during the day, or set up another subsystem that is
only active when QINTER is down (maybe start this subsystem in the
dayend job just prior to ENDSBS QINTER, and after the STRSBS QINTER runs
in the day-end job do an ENDSBS whateversubsystemyouuse *CNTRLD.

> I wrote:
> >
> > Does anyone know how to change the system (V3R7) so when a user
> signs on
> > they go to QCTL subsystem instead of QINTER?  The user is not at the
> > system console.  I am running TCP/IP as the comm protocol.  Can this
> be
> > done?
> > Thanx,
> > Gary

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