Entire Operations Monitor

The Entire Operations Monitor is the basic operational component Entire Operations requires to maintain job networks.

For details, see Entire Operations Monitor in the Concepts and Facilities documentation.

This document covers the following topics:

Status of the Entire Operations Monitor

Start of instruction set To control the Entire Operations Monitor and display status information

  1. In the object workspace, select the General node and choose Monitor Status from the context menu.

    Use the direct command STATUS as described in the Direct Commands documentation.

    If required, a Logon Node window prompts you to logon to the specified node (see Logon Function in the User's Guide).

  2. Enter your credentials and choose OK.

    A Monitor Status window like the example below opens:


    If tasks have been defined for the Monitor (see Defining a Monitor Task Profile), these tasks are listed in the Monitor tasks section of the window. The columns in this section are explained in Columns: Monitor Tasks.

    The fields in the upper half of the window are explained in Monitor Status.

This section covers the following topics:

Fields: Monitor Status

The fields in the upper half of the Monitor Status window are explained in the following table:

Field Meaning
Task Name Name of the Monitor main task. The syntax (explained in Direct Command Syntax) is as follows:

If the task prefix is E01 and the task number is 1, the subtask name will be displayed as E0101.

For further information, see also Monitor Task Prefix.

Status  Protected field showing the current status of the Entire Operations Monitor.
Last active at  Date and time of the last Monitor activity.

See also Date and Time Formats in the User's Guide.

Wait Time  Interval between Entire Operations Monitor working cycles in seconds.

When you start the Monitor, the value is taken from the Global Monitor Wait Time defined in the Monitor Defaults.

Columns: Monitor Tasks

The columns in the Monitor tasks section of the Monitor Status window are explained in the following section.

Column Meaning
Task  Name of the Monitor (sub)task.

For further information, see also Task Name.

Status  Status of the (sub)task.

If the Monitor is executed on UNIX or Windows, the status text may be followed by the process ID of the Monitor task.


Active (PID 9174)

Started  Time at which the task was started.
Active  Time of the last activity.
Wait Time  Active Monitor task wait time.

This value is modifiable. It can be defined individually for each Monitor task.

Values changed here are in effect for the current Monitor session only.

The value Global Monitor Wait Time from the Monitor Defaults will be used if no value is specified here. For details, see Monitor Defaults.

The default wait time modification (for all Monitor sessions) is described in Fields: Monitor Defaults - Monitor Task Profile.

Usage  Percentage of task activity within real time, calculated from the task start or from the last task reconfiguration.

Functions: Monitor Status

The functions available in the Monitor Status window are explained in the following table:

Function Meaning
Start Monitor  Start the Monitor.

Delay before a Monitor restart:

Any Monitor restart which will be performed earlier than Monitor termination time plus three (3) times the Monitor wait time is assumed to be a duplicate Monitor (task) start. Avoid restarting the Monitor within this time interval.

Shutdown Monitor Shut down the Monitor. No data is lost.
Auto Refresh Switch on/off automatic refresh of the Monitor tasks list after a specified time interval.

See also Refreshing Object Lists in the User's Guide.

Refresh Refresh the Monitor tasks list.

See also Refreshing Object Lists in the User's Guide.

Hold Hold a selected Monitor task.
Release Release a selected Monitor task.

For a description of how to customize the Monitor tasks, see the section Defining a Monitor Task Profile.