• Subject: Re: Inactivity Timer
  • From: "Shannon O'Donnell" <ORION@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Mar 1999 20:14:04 -0600

That's a very interesting idea!   I might give this a try!

Thank you very much!

Shannon O'Donell

Murphy, Guy wrote:

>         Instead of having *ENDJOB for the Inactive job message queue system
> value, QINACTMSGQ, you could create a message queue called say, INACTIVE,
> and have a perpetually running job which monitors the queue for messages in
> the queue with an ID of CPI1126.  The message data in the message will
> contain the job name, user and number.  Since interactive jobs usually have
> the device name as the job name, you could have your program end jobs which
> are not from the devices you want and leave the jobs from devices you like
> alone.
>
> Guy Murphy
> University of Illinois
> FACTS system
> 217-333-8670
> murphyfa@uiuc.edu
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shannon O'Donnell [mailto:ORION@auburnctnet.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 1999 3:39 PM
> To: Midrange-L
> Subject: Inactivity Timer
>
> I have some devices (3197, model C2, *VRT) that I want to have maintain
> an active session. The problem is that the System Value QINACTITV is set
> to a specific value (120 minutes), so when these devices have gone for 2
> hours without activity, they are recycled,  the current job on them is
> ended and a new session is started.
>
> So...can anyone think of some creative ways of keeping these devices
> active, without changing the system value?
>
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