• Subject: Re: JBA Batch Jobs
  • From: "Robert A. Rogerson" <rogerson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 10:30:42 -0500

What task are you trying to schedule?  If I look at the task I can give you
a more accurate response.

Robert A. Rogerson

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> From: Jim Sehi <jsehi@hach.com>
> To: JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: JBA Batch Jobs
> Date: Friday, January 30, 1998 4:10 AM
> 
> Well, I attempted what you had suggested below Robert.... and I couldn't
> get it to work.  When I called JBA technical support, they stated that
the
> parameters you select on that prompt screen will not be saved for the
run.
> In addition, you cannot submit any job via Machine Manager that has an
> interactive program in the task (I have personally experienced this).  In
> addition, I was not successful at getting this solution to work for other
> reasons related to library lists, consolidated file libraries, etc.
> 
> The only way to accomplish this is to create a custom CL program,
manually
> load the LDA in the format expected by batch allocation, and run batch
> allocation.
> 
> Jim
> 
> 
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~`
> At 09:25 PM 1/29/98 -0500, you wrote:
> >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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> Jim Sehi
> Sr. Programmer/Analyst
> Hach Company
> 5600 Lindbergh Drive
> Loveland, Colorado  80538
> 
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