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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM install application pack

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introduction Hi team! Today lets check how to install more Control-M feature on our agents,this can be useful ,moreover you can add your own plug-ins! Below we will see how to give more possibilities to your agent Install application pack using CCM select Manage->New Activity->Application pack->Upgrade/Install add a description of you task then check send application pack to Control-M agents select the Control-M agent name where the pack must be installed Once installed you can…

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Nabil Saoual

Jenkins how to create a cyclic job

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Introduction Hi everybody Today it’s not about Control-M jobs but about Jenkins jobs ,Jenkins allows you also to schedule jobs and below we will see how to make it cyclic. First , we will create a job using Jenkins graphic web interface How to create a job Connect to Jenkins interface with your login/password -Select new item -Select freestyle build -Name your build In the build’s configuration , enter your command line in the build …

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Order jobs with a specific user daily

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

Introduction Hi everybody,today let’s see an easy way to order a folder at a specific hour/date instead of being ordered directly by the new day procedure. To do so, we will use the ctmudly utility. Ctmudly command To order a folder depending of a specific user daily we will use this syntax (connected as controlm) ctmduly -DAILY_NAME ENTER_YOUR_USER_DAILY_NAME Be careful of maximum numbers of characters allowed to define your specific user daily(10 char). Example: ctmduly…

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Remove command line from the job’s output

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introduction Hi everybody, Today we will check how to remove the display of the command line from your jobs outputs in some case it can be asked to only have the result of the script, for example when attaching it in mail sent to a customer. use the ctmunixcfg utility first step is to open a command line and connect with your agent’s CTMSRVCENTOS% ctmunixcfg OS Configuration Utility 1) Bourne Shell Flags . . ….

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Mass create reset counter to 0

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

Introduction Hi everybody, making jobs has never been such easier in using mass create utility, easy also to increment with counter feature (ex: JOB1,JOB2,JOB3) but  sometimes we may not have the expected result,especially when you do mass update for 2 different folders.Let’s see that: You already know how to do mass update, if not check on of my previous posts But what happens when I try to mass create jobs for another folder? As we…

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Sending alert to SNMP

By | Control-M | 4 Comments

Hello everybody, today we will see how to send Control-M alerts to a central monitoring software Introduction The aim is to send alerts and logs from Control-M to an event manager system such as Patrol/ BMC Truesight or Nagios. We will see together how to link Control-M to a central monitoring tool,and for that,Control-M admin and monitoring admin must work hand in hand 😊.So let’s start! Copy the Control-M/EM MIB file to your SNMP server:…

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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Job in wait hosts status

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

Hello everybody, Introduction Today we will try to debug a classic case of schedulers: The wait host status. Context: On monitoring domain, one or more jobs are not submitted to the host then are in blue (wait host) status Example: The aim is to know what is happening to this job and fix it Analysis The aim is to troubleshoot what could be one of the root cause the host in unavailable and fix it…

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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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Mamy Rasoanaivo

How to automate a kill of one or several executing jobs in AJF at specific Date/Time at once

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Introduction We had a request to automate a kill of some executing jobs in AJF at specific date and time. For example: A Control-M job is running a script all day, in order other programs can connect to it, but the script has to be stopped at a specific time. There are several ways to manage that, such as: using in Action Tab, use Notifications before job completion, then run a Shout to a script…

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Nabil Saoual

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

By | Control-M, Postgres | 2 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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