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SI65877 - OSP-Provide method to run QCTXDMON jobs in another subsystem

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OSP-Provide method to run QCTXDMON jobs in another subsystem


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APAR Error Description / Circumvention

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Customers who heavily use the PDF functions in TS1 would like
the ability to run the QCTXDMON jobs that provide the transform
services in a subsystem other than QUSRWRK.

CORRECTION FOR APAR SE68084 :
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The Transform Services client code will check for a *DTAARA
object with the name of QCTXSBS.  If found, the subsystem name
will be extracted from it and the work request will be put to
that subsystem, rather than the QUSRWRK subsystem.

CIRCUMVENTION FOR APAR SE68084 :
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None.


Activation Instructions


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Special Instructions


To configure the submissions of Transform Services tasks performed by
the QCTXDMON jobs to run in a subsystem other than QUSRWRK, create a
CHAR(10) data area named QCTXSBS that contains the name of the
alternate subsystem. The data area must be created into a library that
is in the library list of the job that requests the service.
For example, to run the QCTXDMON jobs in subsystem MYSUBSYS,

CRTDTAARA DTAARA(QGPL/QCTXSBS) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(10) VALUE('MYSUBSYS')
TEXT('Alternate subsystem for QCTXDMON jobs')

The QCTXDMON pre-start jobs must be added to the alternate subsystem
with the ADDPJE command. The following parameters will add the QCTXDMON
pre-start jobs with the same attributes used by default for the QUSRWRK
subsystem.

ADDPJE SBSD(QGPL/MYSUBSYS) PGM(QSYS/QCTXDMON) INLJOBS(1) THRESHOLD(1)
JOBD(QGPL/QCTXFORM) MAXUSE(1) CLS(QSYS/QSYSCLS20)

If the subsystem is already active, you must start the prestart jobs
using the STRPJ command, or if the subsystem in not active, the
QCTXDMON prestart jobs will start in the new subsystem when it is
started.

Optionally, the QCTXDMON pre-start job may then be ended and removed
from the QUSRWRK subsystem.

ENDPJ SBS(QUSRWRK) PGM(QSYS/QCTXDMON) DELAY(30)
RMVPJE SBSD(QSYS/QUSRWRK) PGM(QSYS/QCTXDMON)

NOTE: This interim method of configuring the subsystem to which
QCTXDMON jobs are submitted may change in a future release.


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Summary Information

System.............................. i
Models..............................
Release............................. V7R2M0
Licensed Program............... 5770SS1
APAR Fixed.......................... View details for APAR SE68084
Superseded by:...................... View fix details for PTF SI66545
Recompile........................... N
Library............................. QSYS
MRI Feature ........................ NONE
Cum Level........................... C8032720


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Document information

More support for: i family

Software version: V7R2M0

Operating system(s): OS/400

Reference #: SI65877

Modified date: 24 October 2017


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