• Subject: RE: Changing subsytem sign-on
  • From: "Cotes, Steven" <cotess@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 23 Oct 1997 12:39:34 -0700

Neil's suggestion has another advantage,
if you have an error that you need to clear by ending and restarting
the subsystem, it generally causes less turmoil to end QPGMR than
QCTL. I actually have an interactive OPS subsystem that I use for this.
When I bring down my main interactive, I also bring down my programmers
subsystems to make sure everything is cleared for backups.
Like Neil said, make a workstation entry of QPADEV* , and yes others
will get a signon if it is up during the day. To prevent unwanted use,
when you have the subsystem up you can *EXCLUDE authority to the
 - good luck
 -Steve Cotes

> ----------
> From:         Neil Palmer[SMTP:NPalmer@NxTrend.com]
> Sent:         Wednesday, October 22, 1997 7:55 PM
> To:   MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject:      Re: Changing subsytem sign-on
> 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
> try.
> 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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