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What system do you use for your batch processing on the mainframe. We have Trivoli and have a job which sends a script to the windows server where the caster job is kicked off via a VB script. Don't have all the ins and outs, we used to kick of dstrun with a dos script but version 7.6.x doesn't let us, so the new procedure. The job then becomes part of the nightly schedule including return codes.
Posts: 1317 | Location: Council Bluffs, IA | Registered: May 24, 2004
We use the mainframes remote shell process. We have lots of "Interface" jobs that run nightly and transfer/update our Oracle data base on Linux and IMS databases on the mainframe. For example a mainframe job might have the following steps:
Run Remote Shell to collect data from Oracle (this is WebFOCUS)
FTP collected data to mainframe
Collect data from IMS
FTP IMS data to Linux
Run Remote Shell to Update Oracle (again, this is WebFOCUS)
In FOCUS since 1985. Prod WF 8.0.08 (z90/Suse Linux) DB (Oracle 11g), Self Serv, Report Caster, WebServer Intel/Linux.
Posts: 975 | Location: Oklahoma City | Registered: October 27, 2006