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rvasudevi

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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 1:37 pm    Post subject: Mianframe disconnects often- when idle for 5 mts
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Hi,

Very often my mainframe Session disconnects when it is idle for 5 mts. Please let me know the solution to this.
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 2:05 pm    Post subject:
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don't let it stay idle for longer that 5 minutes.
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 2:06 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Mainframe disconnects often, when idle for 5 mts
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This topic is discussed earlier. Make search on keywords like 'DISCONNECT' 'LOGOUT'.
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 2:37 pm    Post subject:
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Why do you want to keep Mainframe session idle for more than 5 mins?
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 2:41 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Mainframe disconnects often, when idle for 5 mts
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Maybe my fingers were too fast in moving the topic..
rereading it is not at all clear to the environment active

at a first glance I had tought the T/S was referring to ibmmainframes sessions icon_redface.gif

once the environment has been clarified by the T/S I will move the topic to the appropriate forum
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 2:50 pm    Post subject:
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[quote="ksk"]Why do you want to keep Mainframe session idle for more than 5 mins?[/quote

I have to wait for the output. Meanwhile i will work with the other appliation ... icon_sad.gif
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 2:56 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Mainframe disconnects often, when idle for 5 mts
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what environment are You working in
so that I can move the topic where it belongs

in some emulators there is a feature to switch the focus to the 3270 session when output is received
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PostPosted: Fri May 23, 2008 11:16 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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I have to wait for the output.
There is no good reason for you to tie up resources while you wait. . .
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2008 12:11 pm    Post subject:
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Hi,

Emulators' Macros can be used for such things, Which Emulator do You use, personal communication by any chance ?
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PostPosted: Mon May 26, 2008 5:53 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

To repeat:
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There is no good reason for you to tie up resources while you wait. . .
Just because you might automate a bad thing is no reason to do so.

/rant on
It is simply inconsiderate and wastes resources. If your session will wait for 5, 10, 30 minutes, why should you tie up resources? A better choice would be to log off and not wait for the time-out online. If your work was so important that you should never be inconvenienced, your id would be defined so that it would never time-out. Obviously, the people who manage the system do not share your opinion and so, you get timed out.
/rant off
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2008 11:40 am    Post subject:
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Well,

I agree with Dick, I know this can be done but never used for personal use.

When You are logged on to Mainframes Your session "runs" as a JOB in the MVS console & it does need resources to keep Your session "alive". If it gets disconnected in five minutes ..Well, be little patient & log-in again.
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2008 10:22 pm    Post subject: Reply to: Mainframe disconnects often, when idle for 5 mts
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I agree that there should be a timeout limit, but 5 minutes seems too short.
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PostPosted: Tue May 27, 2008 11:36 pm    Post subject:
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Hello,

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but 5 minutes seems too short
Sure does. . . Most places i work with have settled on 15.
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PostPosted: Wed May 28, 2008 10:27 am    Post subject:
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Hi,

Even at my shop it's nearly five minutes or less... I've got one query now, is there any way using which I can know how much "idle period" is provided to my RACF ID, without approaching to System Guys.
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