How can a job and/or jobstep be skipped for StopX37 functionality?

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    PRODUCT:

    MainView SRM StopX37/II


    APPLIES TO:

    MainView SRM StopX37/II



    QUESTION:

    How can a job and/or jobstep be skipped for StopX37 functionality?


    ANSWER:

    A job, and/or jobstep can be skipped for StopX37 functionality by three methods.

    Method 1:
    You can add a rule to the active SMDIAGxx parm member to bypass StopX37 functionality for a job or a step. For example, if you want to bypass StopX37 for all steps in job JOBNAMEA, you could add the following to the
    SMDIAGxx parm member. After a refresh of SMDIAGxx, StopX37 would not act on ANY datasets in the job:

    SET IGNORE=YES
    INC JOB=JOBNAMEA

    If you prefer to bypass only one job step in JOBNAMEA, let's say STEPA, you
    could code it as:

    SET IGNORE=YES
    INC JOB=JOBNAMEA STEP=STEPA

    Only the datasets in STEPA of job JOBNAMEA would be bypassed for StopX37.


    Method 2:
    You can add a DD statement to the job step to bypass StopX37. The default DD statement is PROIGN. You could add the following DD statement to a job step:
    //PROIGN DD DUMMY

    If the IGNOREDD= parameter is coded in your active SMMSYSxx, the ignore statement is whatever is coded in the IGNOREDD parameter. For example, if IGNOREDD=X37IGN is coded in the SMMSYSxx , the DD statement to ignore StopX37
    would be:

    //X37IGN DD DUMMY

    Also, the DD statement is only active for that job step. If you want the entire job to be bypassed, and you want to use the DD statement in the JCL, every job step must have the //PROIGN DD DUMMY added (or whatever value has been set for ignoring StopX37).


    Method 3:
     You can bypass jobs and or steps by setting a function to inactive, in the SMFLSTxx parm member for that function. For example, if function SPACVOLA uses parm member SMFLSTVA, and you want to bypass job JOBNAMEA for SPACVOLA, you could add the following rule at the top of the parm member SMFLSTVA:

    SET MODE=INACT
    INC JOB=JOBNAMEA

    You could add STEP=STEPA to narrow it to a particular step. If you use this method, any function that uses a particular SMFLSTxx parm member will bypass StopX37 for that job or job step.

    The general recommendation would be to use method 1 and do the SET IGNORE=YES in the SMDIAGxx parm member as that involves the least amount of changes.


    Article Number:

    000116946


    Article Type:

    FAQ/Procedural



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