• Subject: Re: JBA Batch Jobs
  • From: "Jim Sehi" <jsehi@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jan 1998 22:18:39 -0700

COOL!  Thanks Robert.

It's nice to have someone that knows something about this so handy.  I'll
get into work tomorrow and try it out first thing!

Thanks again!

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Jim Sehi
Loveland, Colorado
email:   jsehi@info2000.net
"I want to die in my sleep like my grandfather,
not screaming like the passengers in his car!"
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-----Original Message-----
From: Robert A. Rogerson <rogerson@interlog.com>
To: JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com <JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com>
Date: Thursday, January 29, 1998 10:14 PM
Subject: Re: JBA Batch Jobs


>Ah...something I know about.  Jim, look at the task you wish to submit.
>There will be an interactive program (the screen) and hopefully a batch
>program.
>
>If this is the case then when you enter the schedule number (add a new
>scheduled task) you may press F24 to call a task which has been previously
>created.  By pressing F24 you will receive the interactive screen were you
>may fill in any parameters that you desi9re.  The value you select are
>stored wi9th the scheduled task and when the job runs through the scheduler
>these parameters will be used.  The draw back to this is that I have not
>found a way to use dates.  The date seems to be static and the task must be
>scheduled separately for each new date.
>
>The second case (remember JBA's consistency) is to submit the job directly
>for the interactive program.  I think Pick notes (Style - 12/STOEB, Base -
>12/OEB) may be a case of this.  The task will not have a batch job.  This
>type of task can not be scheduled without modification.  What is required
>is that the program be split into an interactive program (the screen) and a
>batch job.  The screen must set L#RTCD to ' Y' (blank Y) before ending.
>This will cause the batch job (a new task must have been created) to run.
>This new task can be scheduled.
>
>Phew....so many words, so little time...
>
>If you have any problems feel free to ask.
>
>Robert A. Rogerson
>
>----------
>> From: Jim Sehi <jsehi@hach.com>
>> To: JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com
>> Subject: JBA Batch Jobs
>> Date: Thursday, January 29, 1998 5:04 AM
>>
>> We are trying to automate some jobs within machine manager.  Several of
>> these batch jobs, when called from the JBA menu system, present a prompt
>> screen... then submit the job to batch.  Some of these "prompt" screens
>> check for availability, security, and exclusivity.
>>
>> Luckily the one I am working on only asks for the stockroom you wish to
>> process.  I would like to submit the job to batch without prompting the
>> user for the stockroom.... specifically for batch allocation runs.  Has
>> anyone tried doing this?
>>
>> I attempted to create a new task without the interactive job, scheduling
>it
>> through machine manager... but it fails.  I then created a custom version
>> of the batch CLP program, manually loaded the LDA within it, but the
>batch
>> program never gets executed.
>>
>> HELP!
>> ******************************
>> Jim Sehi
>> Sr. Programmer/Analyst
>> Hach Company
>> 5600 Lindbergh Drive
>> Loveland, Colorado  80538
>>
>> Email:  jsehi@hach.com
>> Phone:  970-663-1377  x2538
>> Fax: 970-669-2932
>> ******************************
>>
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