Another thing you can do is use the security tools to automatically
disable/enable user profiles.  Check it out.  The menu is SECTOOLS.

Phil

> -----Original Message-----
> From: security400-admin@midrange.com
> [mailto:security400-admin@midrange.com]On Behalf Of Chuck Lewis
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 2:41 PM
> To: security400@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: [Security400] QINACTITV does not appear to be working
>
>
> We do that too and only key folks (me and the Controller) can get
> signed on when QINTER
> is down.
>
> All you really need to do Dan is create a subsystem description
> (we are Lee Supply Corp.
> so ours is LEE_IS) and the do an ADDWSE (Add Workstation Entry)
> for the devices you want
> to have the capability to get a sign on screen when QINTER is down...
>
> Chuck
>
>
> "Bale, Dan" wrote:
>
> > This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
> > --
> > [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
> > Ya know, I was just getting ready to ask that question.  End QINTER, but
> > still allow me access to sign on.
> >
> > Evan, could you detail both the subsystem and jobqueue you use for
> > backup, as well as second subsystem with the "workstation entries" (?)
> > and "routing entry" (?).  This appears to be exactly what I need/want to
> > do in our situation.
> >
> > Dan Bale
> > IT - AS/400
> > Handleman Company
> > 248-362-4400  Ext. 4952
> > D.Bale@Handleman.com
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Evan Harris [SMTP:spanner@ihug.co.nz]
> > > Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 2:18 PM
> > > To:   security400@midrange.com
> > > Subject:      Re: [Security400] QINACTITV does not appear to be
> > > working
> > >
> > > We do the same here. I run the backup jobs in batch through a specific
> > > dedicated subsystem and jobqueue so there is no possibility of a job
> > > clash
> > > (well, OK a much reduced possibility :)
> > >
> > > To enable access to particular individuals during the backup I starts
> > > a
> > > second subsystem that has workstation entries included in it and only
> > > allow
> > > people with a particular routing entry to sign on.
> > >
> > > Hope this helps
> > >
> > > >Dan,
> > > >
> > > >We only have one system here and I notice that some devices get
> > > knocked of
> > > >(we use 90)
> > > >and yet others, which have had no activity for HOURS are still on.
> > > The
> > > >common thread
> > > >seems to be they are PC's connected via TCP/IP and not the dumb
> > > terminals (?).
> > > >
> > > >We DEFINITELY end QINTER for backups and the backup job runs in
> > > QBATCH so
> > > >no user
> > > >submitted jobs can run against it...
> > > >
> > > >Chuck
> > > >
> > > >"Bale, Dan" wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > System value QINACTITV is set to 60 minutes on all of our
> > > production
> > > > > systems.  However, the system seems to recognize this setting on
> > > only
> > > > > two of these five boxes.  One one system, it takes up to six hours
> > > for
> > > > > the system to finally boot me off.  Another system takes about
> > > three
> > > > > hours.
> > > > >
> > > > > Yesterday, our backup failed because one user's workstation had
> > > not been
> > > > > signed off, objects were locked, and the backup "failed".  This
> > > was
> > > > > quickly elevated to "resolve this now" by our auditing team.
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