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PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 6:49 pm    Post subject: Run a program in cics region
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how to run a cobol+cics program in cics region on specified date and time?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:40 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

One way is to have the scheduling system submit a job that executes the cics transaction at some specified date and time.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:38 am    Post subject: Reply to: Run a program in cics region
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Thank you for your suggestion. I am expecting other than scheduler option.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:47 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Run a program in cics region
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I am expecting other than scheduler option.


Why are You not satisfied with Dick' s suggestion ??
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2007 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Run a program in cics region
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finger check !!
I replied thinking of a REAL environment
/smiley ON
the interviewer' s IT shops are usually managed in the worst manner !
/smiley OFF

You can Trigger a transaction or better said a TASK
using INTERVAL CONTROL...

You interviewer should know that he was trying to cheat on You
Time initiated tasks should have a very short deadline..
it means initiated within a very short interval

CICS is not meant to be a scheduling environment..
all the tasks in a CICS environment
apart some system long running tasks
should be action/reaction
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:46 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Run a program in cics region
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Hi,

I don't know how relevant is the below info with respect to this question.

In one of my earlier projects (production support) I have seen scheduling the jobs through Unix system. But those jobs were batch jobs and used SAS to process the data. Later we changed the scheduling environment from Unix to Control - M.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:53 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Run a program in cics region
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In one of my earlier projects (production support) I have seen scheduling the jobs through Unix system


that' s because unix has a builtin scheduling support ( for time driven tasks at least )
called CRON or ANACRON depending on the flavor.. unix, aix, linux, linux distribution

I do not know about dependency resolution in unix because I didn' t need them
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