• Subject: Re: JBA Batch Jobs
  • From: "Jim Sehi" <jsehi@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 1 Feb 1998 10:16:48 -0700

Application:  OE
Release:        3
Task:        3100 (batch allocation)

I talked to the JBA help line, they said that this strategy will not work.
If you get it to work, let me know.
-----Original Message-----
From: Robert A. Rogerson <rogerson@interlog.com>
To: JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com <JBAUSERS-L@midrange.com>
Date: Sunday, February 01, 1998 10:06 AM
Subject: Re: JBA Batch Jobs


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