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Nabil Saoual

Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Job submission aborted due to error in executing ‘/bin/su’

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Introduction: When launching jobs you may have this kind of issue job submission aborted due to error in executing ‘/bin/su’ The purpose of this post is to resolve it and to explain why you can get this issue We created a job with user controlm to execute a basic command: When it was ordered and submitted the issue occurred: As the ouput explains it , there is an issue Explanation : It is not possible…

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Mass update,some examples on how to use it

By | Control-M, Postgres | 4 Comments

Introduction We are back today to write about a powerful tool that we can use to update our folders Question Suppose you have to update two jobs of your folder; the task should be easy But what happens when you must update 50 jobs in a restricted delay? Solution To get this easier and smarter we will use the find and update tool We will use the find and update tool To find specifics jobs…

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Shout destination tables graphic and cmd mode

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Introduction Today we will check how to use notification by using shout destination table, indeed sometime it could be useful to be notified about our jobs status ( long execution, late submission failure etc..). For that kind of need we can use job notifications through shout method. We will explain it below: We will use shout destination table to manage notification To call scripts We will define shout destination and test it with jobs. Configuration…

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Unlock and Take ownership of a folder

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Introduction Definition of a workspace It is a board letting you create and update folders and jobs, once you work ended and saved into the base the workspace can be deleted. Sometimes when you want to work on a folder and edit it (Check in) you can be stuck by someone else “working” on it: But how can you proceed if this user is no longer here? As if he has took 5 holidays weeks 😀…

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Update ctmuser & emuser DBO password

By | Control-M, Database Administration & Monitoring, Database management | No Comments

Introduction For security purposes we sometimes must update the password of our Control M architecture. This task seems to be easy, but you must be careful to update the passwords wherever they are used. Today we will check how to update the password of our Control M infrastructure including application user and database owner for each of our databases. Prerequisites Be sure to have the old password to proceed easier.( not mandatory but easier for…

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Import/Export Calendar

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Control-M: Export/Import Calendars Introduction: What is a Control M Calendar? A Control M calendar is used to schedule Control M jobs that are assigned to him: For example the job named JOB_TEST will be executed depending of the days and rules defined in the calendar named CALENDAR_EXAMPLE_1 : You can see that the job is scheduled following the calendars rules (by selecting View schedule) Also you can list the calendars available in the tools tab…

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