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CONTROL-Mfor OS/390 and z/OSUser GuideSupportingCONTROL-M for OS/ 390 and z/ OS Version 6.1.11October 11, 2004Contacting BMC SoftwareYou can access the BMC Software Web site at http:/ / www.bmc.com. From this Web site, you can obtain information about the company, its products, corporate offices, special events, and career opportunities.United States and Canada Outside United States and CanadaAddress BMC Software, Inc.2101 CityWest Blvd.Houston TX 77042-2827TelephoneFax(01) 713 918 8800(01) 713 918 8000Telephone 713 918 8800 or800 841 2031Fax 713 918 8000Copyright 2004 BMC Software, Inc., as an unpublished work. All rights reserved.BMC Software, the BMC Software logos, and all other BMC Software product or service names are registered trademarks or trademarks of BMC Software, Inc.IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.DB2 is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.All other trademarks belong to their respective companies.BMC Software considers information included in this documentation to be proprietary and confidential. Your use of this information is subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable End User License Agreement for the product and the proprietary and restricted rights notices included in this documentation.Restricted Rights LegendU.S. Government Restricted Rights to Computer Software. UNPUBLISHED -- RIGHTS RESERVED UNDER THE COPYRIGHT LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES. Use, duplication, or disclosure of any data and computer software by the U.S. Government is subject to restrictions, as applicable, set forth in FAR Section 52.227-14, DFARS 252.227-7013, DFARS 252.227-7014, DFARS 252.227-7015, and DFARS 252.227-7025, as amended from time to time. Contractor/ Manufacturer is BMC Software, Inc., 2101 CityWest Blvd., Houston, TX 77042-2827, USA. Any contract notices should be sent to this address. 3Customer SupportYou can obtain technical support by using the Support page on the BMC Software Web site or by contacting Customer Support by telephone or e-mail. To expedite your inquiry, please see Before Contacting BMC Software.Support Web SiteYou can obtain technical support from BMC Software 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at http:/ / www.bmc.com/ support_home. From this Web site, you cans read overviews about support services and programs that BMC Software offerss find the most current information about BMC Software productss search a database for problems similar to yours and possible solutionss order or download product documentations report a problem or ask a questions subscribe to receive e-mail notices when new product versions are releaseds find worldwide BMC Software support center locations and contact information, including e-mail addresses, fax numbers, and telephone numbers Support by Telephone or E-mailIn the United States and Canada, if you need technical support and do not have access to the Web, call 800 537 1813. Outside the United States and Canada, please contact your local support center for assistance. To find telephone and e-mail contact information for the BMC Software support center that services your location, refer to the Contact Customer Support section of the Support page on the BMC Software Web site at http:/ / www.bmc.com/ support_home. Before Contacting BMC SoftwareBefore you contact BMC Software, have the following information available so that Customer Support can begin working on your problem immediately:s product information product name product version (release number) license number and password (trial or permanent)s operating system and environment information machine type operating system type, version, and service pack or other maintenance level such as PUT or PTF system hardware configuration serial numbers related software (database, application, and communication) including type, version, and service pack or maintenance levels sequence of events leading to the problems commands and options that you useds messages received (and the time and date that you received them) product error messages messages from the operating system, such as f i l e syst em f ul l messages from related software 4 CONTROL-M for OS/390 and z/OS User GuideContents 5Contents About This Guide 31Conventions Used in This Guide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33Information New to This Version . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36Information Relating to CONTROL-M/ Restart Users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36Related Publications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38Chapter 1 Introduction to CONTROL-M 39INCONTROL Products and IOA. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40IOA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40INCONTROL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41Functional Approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43Main Components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43Expanded CONTROL-M Functionality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45CONTROL-M Support for MAINVIEW Batch Optimizer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55Online User Interface to CONTROL-M . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56CONTROL-M Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61IOA Core and CONTROL-M Repository. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61Date Definition Concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62Date Standards and Date Field Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64Job Ordering and Job Forcing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66Rerun and Restart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66Order ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67SYSDATA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67Handling of Job Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68Prerequisite Conditions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69Quantitative and Control Resources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73Job Priority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74Automatic Job Flow Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74Chapter 2 Online Facilities 77Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80IOA Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80General IOA Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80IOA Entry Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84IOA Primary Option Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85Multi-Screen Control. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91Fast Exit from the IOA Online Facility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92Screen Layout . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 926 CONTROL-M for OS/390 and z/OS User GuideCommands and PFKeys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93Online Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100AutoRefresh Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101IOA Under ISPF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102IOA Editor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104IOA SET Command Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107IOA TSO Command Processor Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109Scheduling Definition Facility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111Entry Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118Table List screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121Job List Screen. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124Job Scheduling Definition Screen Defining Schedules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128Exiting the Scheduling Definition Facility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149Ordering (Scheduling) Jobs . . . . . . . . . . . . .