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Monitoring and Managing Job Processing


4 hours


The Monitoring and Managing Job Processing course describes how jobs are monitored using the Active Environment screen, looking at job statuses and commands used to manipulate jobs. It then turns to the monitoring and management of other Control-M components, including the log, conditions, and control and quantitative resources. In the final module, an overview of the utilities that run automatically, and those that can be invoked manually, are discussed, as well as the types of reports that can be run, are covered.


Operations and Administrator personnel, or anyone responsible for monitoring their own jobs submitted using Control-M for z/OS.


Successful completion of the Defining and Scheduling Jobs Using Control-M for z/OS course, or equivalent knowledge.


    After completing this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe Active Environment screen commands used to interact with scheduled jobs
  • Search Log information for relevant data
  • Add conditions and resources to Control-M
  • Describe utilities and reports used by Control-M
  • Course Content

    Understanding Control-M for z/OS Job Monitoring Tasks

    Active Environment Screen
    Identifying Job Status
    Wait Conditions
    Manual Confirmations
    Hold and Free a Job
    Job Log Information
    Display and Edit Job Definitions Using the ZOOM Command
    Job Reruns and Restarts
    Displaying Job Statistics
    Accessing a Job’s JCL
    FORCE and KILL Commands

    Monitoring System Activity

    Viewing the Log for Information
    Filtering the Log
    Displaying Conditions and Resources
    Adding a Condition
    Managing Control Resources
    Quantitative Resources
    Identifying Jobs Using a Resource
    Unresolved Conditions and the Manual Conditions File

    Utilities, Reporting, and KeyStroke Language

    New Day Maintenance Utilities
    User Daily Jobs
    Online Utilities
    Control-M Parameter Prompting Facilities
    Quick Schedule Definition Facility
    Control-M/EM Reporting
    KeyStroke Reporting Syntax
    Running a KeyStroke Report
    Pre-defined KeyStroke Reports

    Monitoring and Managing Job Processing Mastery Test

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