Tips & Techniques

Tips and techniques for using OPRS.

Here you will find useful tips and information in order to better utilize the functions in the OPRS software. Most tips will require version 9 or higher of OPRS, unless stated otherwise, so make sure you contact us for the latest version available of OPRS.

The documents are either in word, PDF or Html format, so it should be easy to either read or download to your local pc.

Automatic rescheduling of jobs in the jobscheduler

This document tells you how to make sure that the jobscheduler doesnt run out of scheduled jobs, automate the process of rescheduling jobs, view or download the document here.

How to check if jobs have been waiting in job queues for a long time.

This document tells you how to setup monitoring of a job queue in order to get a warning if a job has been waiting longer than XXX seconds in order to start processing. View or download the document here.

How to replace PCHKOUTQ with the new PCHKOUTQS command.

This document tells you how you use the new Check Output Queues (PCHKOUTQS) command to monitor the number of files in the output queues. View or download the document here.

How to use the PFTP command

This document tells you how to use the PFTP command in OPRS to automize FTP routines. View or download the doument here.

How to extract records from the jobhistory file in OPRS

This document tells you how to extract records from a certain date from the jobhistory file. View or download the document here.

Log system status

This document tells you how to log values from the "Work with System Status (WRKSYSSTS) display, every tenth minute. You may find this very useful whenever the percentage of auxiliary storage used suddenly is unexptedly high. View or download the document here.

How to interact OPRS with the GSM Text system.

This document tells you how to setup monitoring in OPRS, and then have the GSM Text system notify you through a SMS when an alertable condition has occured on the server. View or download the document here.

How to reschedule jobs in the OPRS jobscheduler.

This document tells you how to reschedule jobs in the jobscheduler when you find jobs are missing, or you just want to learn how to schedule a job that does the jobscheduling for you. View or download the document here.

How to use the function "Repeating job" in the OPRS jobscheduler.

This document tells you how to use the repeating job function in OPRS, in order to simplify scheduling of jobs that are to be run at fixed intervals throughout the day. View or download the document here.