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karthikeyan r

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 4:52 pm    Post subject: To keep MF session active
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Sir,

I am using Blue zone for mainframes. Whenever I leave the screen idle for some time, the session is logged off. Is there any macros/scripts to maintain the screen active?
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 5:22 pm    Post subject: Reply to: To keep MF session active
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speak to Your support group...
ask them to change Your company policy/standards about logoff due to inactivity
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dick scherrer

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 7:40 pm    Post subject:
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Hello kar and welcome to the forums,

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Whenever I leave the screen idle for some time, the session is logged off
This is a feature rather than a problem. Idle sessions waste many resources and most systems have a time-out to conserve resources. It may be slightly inconvenient to you but why let a session "just sit there" for hours . . .?

If you believe your situation warrants special treatment, you should do as Enrico suggests and ask management to change the standards or exempt you from them.
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Robert Sample

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 12, 2008 8:42 pm    Post subject:
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Speaking as a systems programmer, there's two reasons to enforce time outs for TSO sessions: system performance, and programmers have a habit of editing a dataset used by a production job, getting distracted, and going home without releasing the dataset. This prevents overnight batch jobs from completing normally unless the TSO session cancels itself, or is canceled by an operator. So you're probably going to have some very good reasons to modify the site standard in this case!
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enrico-sorichetti

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 15, 2009 12:09 pm    Post subject: Reply to: To keep MF session active
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topic locked to prevent people helping other people to break organization standards and rules
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