JP1 Version 11 JP1/Automatic Job Management System 3 System Design (Configuration) Guide


This manual describes system design based on Job Management Partner 1/Automatic Job Management System 3 (abbreviated hereafter to JP1/AJS3). Read this manual in conjunction with the manual Job Management Partner 1/Automatic Job Management System 3 Overview, which describes the functionalities of JP1/AJS3.

Organization of this preface

■ Intended readers

This manual is intended for:

■ Organization of this manual

This manual organized into the following chapters. The manual is a common reference for all supported operating systems. Any platform-dependent differences in functionality are noted in the manual.

1. Overview of System Design

Chapter 1 describes the design flow and points to consider when deploying JP1/AJS3.

2. Designing the System Configuration

Chapter 2 describes how to configure a system based on JP1/AJS3.

3. Estimates

Chapter 3 describes how to estimate the JP1/AJS3 processing performance and system performance, and the size of the database area and output log files.

4. Installation and Setup Considerations

Chapter 4 explains the settings required when installing and setting up JP1/AJS3.

5. Contingency Planning

Chapter 5 discusses matters to consider when planning backup and recovery measures in case of failures.

6. Maintenance Planning

Chapter 6 describes the database maintenance tasks to be considered, and discusses when to schedule them.

7. Special Modes of Operation

Chapter 7 discusses matters to consider when using QUEUE jobs and submit jobs, or when using queueless jobs.

8. Migration from a Previous Version

Chapter 8 describes how to migrate from JP1/AJS2, and provides cautionary notes when upgrading.

9. Notes on System Design

Chapter 9 summarizes points to note when designing a JP1/AJS3 system.

■ Organization of JP1/AJS3 manuals and choosing the right manuals

There are 11 JP1/AJS3 manuals. The following table summarizes their contents.





Getting Started


  • Basic JP1/AJS3 operations




  • JP1/AJS3 features

  • Description of functions


System Design (Configuration) Guide


  • Information that must be considered when designing a system

  • Cautionary notes on designing a system


System Design (Work Tasks) Guide


  • Information that must be considered when constructing jobs and jobnets

  • Cautionary notes on designing jobs and jobnets


Configuration Guide


  • Installation and setup procedures

  • Environment setup procedure

  • Description of environment setting parameters

  • How to set up functions according to how the system is used


Administration Guide


  • Information required to operate a system

  • Know-how useful for JP1/AJS3 operation




  • How to troubleshoot errors

  • Data required when an error occurs


Operator's Guide


  • How to operate JP1/AJS3 - View

  • Description of windows and dialog boxes


Command Reference


  • Command syntax

  • Syntax and coding examples of information definition files

  • API details and syntax


Linkage Guide


  • Description of functions that can be used when linked with other products and the setup method




  • Messages output by JP1/AJS3

Getting Started refers to JP1 Version 11 Job Management: Getting Started (Job Scheduler). "JP1 Version 11 JP1/Automatic Job Management System 3" is omitted in other manual names.

Use the following illustration and table as a guide to determine the manuals you need to read.



Required reading

Read as necessary

To learn about the basic usage of JP1/AJS3

  • Getting Started


  • Operator's Guide


To learn about JP1/AJS3's functionalities

  • Overview


  • Linkage Guide


To configure a system (including installation and setup) that automatically runs jobs

  • System Design (Configuration) Guide


  • Configuration Guide


  • Linkage Guide


To design work tasks that will be automated (including job definitions and schedule definitions)

  • System Design (Work Tasks) Guide


  • Operator's Guide


To learn about monitoring and maintaining a running system

  • Administration Guide


  • Troubleshooting


  • Messages


To learn about what action you need to take for problems that occur during operation

  • Troubleshooting


  • Messages


To learn about operating JP1/AJS3

  • Operator's Guide


  • Command Reference


■ Replacing the term JP1/AJS3 - Agent with JP1/AJS3 - Agent Minimal Edition in this manual

This manual uses the term JP1/AJS3 - Agent to mean both JP1/AJS3 - Agent and JP1/AJS3 - Agent Minimal Edition. If you use JP1/AJS3 - Agent Minimal Edition, replace the term JP1/AJS3 - Agent with the term JP1/AJS3 - Agent Minimal Edition while reading this manual. If, however, a difference between JP1/AJS3 - Agent Minimal Edition and JP1/AJS3 - Agent is described, both terms (JP1/AJS3 - Agent Minimal Edition and JP1/AJS3 - Agent) are used.