12.4. Using Scheduler Jobs

A Scheduler job defines a specific program to be executed, the arguments (or parameters) to be passed to the program, and the schedule defining when the program should be executed. It also specifies other characteristics such as logging options, job priority, and so on.

Many of these characteristics are explicitly set at job creation time through the CREATE_JOB procedure. However, others are inherited from the job class to which the job is assigned. If a job is not explicitly assigned to a job class, these characteristics will be inherited from a job class named DEFAULT_JOB_CLASS.

In the following sections, you will learn how to administer the various aspects of Scheduler jobs. You will learn to create, copy, and alter ...

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