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Nabil Saoual

Control-M/EM Manage job’s submission by using the ctm_pause utility

Hi everybody,

Introduction

Today a quick trick to pause job submissions on Control-M
sometimes it can be useful, during some operations or investigations related to Control-M behavior, to avoid job submission (in our case all jobs on AJF must be held but for specific folders or hosts you can use workload manager)
You got two ways to put Control-M in pause

Using command line

CTMSRVCENTOS% ctm_pause Y
CONTROL-M/Server Pause mode is already set to Y
CTMSRVCENTOS% ctm_pause
CONTROL-M/Server Pause mode is Y
CTMSRVCENTOS% id
uid=1001(controlm) gid=3110(controlm) groups=3110(controlm) context=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:unconfined_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023
CTMSRVCENTOS%

use Y or N to activate the pause mode

Using CCM interface

select you controlm server components then right click and pause,validate the confirmation pop-up

Conclusion

Here we have a quick and efficient way to pause jobs submission on Control-M when you want to investigate abnormal behavior in Control-M/Server, without shutting it down, or if you want to start it up after an upgraded.that allows you to perform your task or investigation with more serenity.

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Nabil Saoual
Nabil Saoual

Consultant