CA-7ppt - CA - 7 -An Overview Introduction What is CA-7?...

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CA - 7 -An Overview
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Introduction What is CA-7? CA-7 is a Production control system. It’s an online, real-time, interactive system which automatically controls, schedules jobs based on the Date and time, job dependencies and available resources.
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Introduction Functions of CA-7 Provides Online Scheduling facility Selects job for execution Submits jobs Tracking jobs Analyzes job execution results
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Before CA-7 ???
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Control - M It’s
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Advantages of CA-7 compare to Control-M
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Procedures Without CA-7 Create the JCL for your job and move it into production Fill out a job information form or member that contains the desired schedule, requirements and follow-through for this job. Give this information to Operations to add to the daily schedule.
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Procedures (continued) Without CA-7 Operations manually verifies if the datasets were created and all prerequisites completed Job is then submitted at the proper time in the correct sequence At Job completion, output must be reviewed for good completion codes.
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Procedures With CA-7 CA-7 automatically reads in your job and stores a copy in its staging area(Trailer Queue) at the appropriate time. CA-7 then attaches the predecessor requirements (I-e) Start time, dataset dependencies,job predecessors etc. When all are satisfied, CA-7 submits your job to MVS and reports back with completion status
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Topics Covered in this module: Logging on to CA-7 Defining a Job to CA-7 Understanding CA-7 Calendars and SCHID Understanding the Schedule Scan(SSCAN) Scheduling a Job in CA-7 Building Job Relationships
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CA-7 Queues
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CA-7 Queues Why the queues needed? Monitor and control the production workload allow rapid access for changes
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CA-7 Queues (continued) What is in the queues? Jobs and stations scheduled, submitted or active JCL and requirements for jobs Job history information Work space for editing and sorting
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Queue Types 1. Status Queue 2. Work Queue
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Queue Types Status Queues Request Ready Active Prior-Run Preprocess Postprocess
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Queue Types Work Queues Trailer disk-Queue-Table Scratch
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Steps in Normal Queue Flow 2.Request Queue CA-7 Database 1.Preprocess Queue 3. Ready Queue 5. Postprocess Queue 4. Active Queue 6. Prior Run Queue JCL Lib
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Logging on to CA-7
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Job Definition The following are the steps needed to add a job to CA-7: 1. Collect necessary data on job 2. Define job to CA-7 3. Load the job 4. Define job schedule 5. Define predecessors
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Collect Necessary Data JCL library containing the JCL Schedule Information Predecessor Requirements Rerun instructions Job Information - System name -Condition code testing -Ownership/Security -Execution requirements
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Identifying the Database Menu CPU Job Definition Panel
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Job Definition Panel ADD - to add a new job to the CA7 Database DELETE - deletes a job and its data from the database DD - same as delete also deletes datasets and virtual resources from the CA7 database DELPRRN - deletes the JCL saved in the Trailer Queue from the job’s prior run.
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course FINANCE 123 taught by Professor Hbr during the Spring '11 term at Lethbridge College.

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