5.2. Active Jobs folder

The functions of this folder enable you to view and manage all jobs active on the system. In addition to getting a general overview of system activity you can use this folder to identify possible performance issues, why certain output is not being produced when it should be or perform other problem determination activities.

Examples in this area include:

  • Jobs (or a job) are consuming more CPU utilization over a time period than they should be

  • A job is in held status

  • A job is waiting on a message reply that no one expected

For an active job you can:

  • Hold and release the job

  • Delete (end) the job

  • View the job’s job log and any spooled printer output

  • Reply to a message the job is waiting on

  • View the job’s properties, including ...

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