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JR34187: WHEN MANY INSTANCES OF A JOB ARE RUN CAUSING THE SYSTEM TO BE UNDER HEAVY LOAD AND AUTO-PURGE IS ENABLED, RESULTING 99 ERROR

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When many instances of a job are run causing the system to be
    under heavy load and auto-purge is enabled, there may be
     a timing window where the status record for the instance is
    purged before the control job has managed to read its status
     and will default the return status to a 99.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    All platforms. Users running many instances of a job causing
    thesystem to be under heavy load and auto-purging is enabled.
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    When the system is under heavy load and many instances of a job
    is run from a sequence/dsjob with auto-purge enabled, there is
    n the job instance finishing and notifyingthe parent job and the
    parent job reading its status where the  status may be purged.
    The parent job will report a status=99   because there were no
    status to be read.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    This fix is rolled up as part of patch JR30015v5. Please
    requestand install this patch.
    This change is included in 8.1 Fix Pack 1.
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Stop that the purge of the status if the parent job is still
    waiting for it.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR34187

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    801

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-09-03

  • Closed date

    2009-09-24

  • Last modified date

    2009-12-15

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • 801Y 810Y
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R801 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
12 October 2021