What do the Workstation Type and Workstation Name
entries look like in the two subsystems?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Naughton" <mnaughton@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Midrange Systems Technical Discussion" <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 8:43 AM
Subject: Re: Disabling Qinter... (Follow up question)

> We've done the same thing here, and occasionally I've run into a small
> problem. Normally, when I sign on I go to QINTER, which I assumed was
> because the other subsystem was named QXXISD , which is later in the
> alphabet. But sometimes I can't sign on with my regular workstation device
> name, and when I change the name and get on I discover that my regular
> device has been locked by some job in QXXISD, even though there appears to
> be nothing running in QXXISD. If I stop and restart QXXISD, everything is
> fine again. This doesn't happen every time, but it tends to average 2-3
> times a month.
> Does anyone have any ideas on what might be causing this, and whether
> there is a fix?
> TIA,
> Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >We made a separate subsystem for the IT department. Our WSID's are
> >assigned
> >there. Each night before our backup runs, QINTER is ended by the IBM job
> >scheduler. The last job on our nightly processing queue is to start
> >This keeps users off the system until everything completes sucessfully.
> >we are planning an upgrade over the weekend, we simply remove the startup
> >job from the queue. We can dial or VPN and we still have our subsystem up
> >and running.
> >HTH,
> >Cyndi B.
> Mike Naughton
> Senior Programmer/Analyst
> Judd Wire, Inc.
> 124 Turnpike Road
> Turners Falls, MA  01376
> 413-863-4357 x444
> mnaughton@xxxxxxxxxxxx
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