There is nothing wrong with submitting it to run as a batch job. That is what I do - I just submit it to a subsystem/jobq queue that has been created especially for the node server. Nothing else will get held up because nothing else should ever be submitted to it.

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Subject: Re: [WEB400] Starting a node program so it keeps running without interactive jobs staying open.

Okay, I wasn't thinking and submitted my CL job like any other batch job. It tied up a job queue, preventing other jobs from running (fortunately just a test system).

Should I have submitted the job that starts the Node.JS job as a never-ending job? Or is there a better way?

Any advice or tips would be appreciated.


Kelly Cookson
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