Is XCOM.GLB parameter STAT_FREQUENCY= expressed (defined) in seconds?

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Description

To explain the unit used when defining a value for the XCOM.GLB parm STAT_FREQUENCY

Solution

No, STAT_FREQUENCY is not in seconds. STAT_FREQUENCY specifies the number of records (or blocks, if using packing) that are sent/received before the queue files get updated.

A low value causes the queue files to get updated more often. This allows the Queue Status window to get updated frequently but also increases the contention on the queue files.

A high value causes the queue files to get updated less often and the Queue Status window may be a bit behind in displaying the current status of a transfer. However, this also reduces some of the contention on the queue files and can also increase transfer performance, as the overhead of extra updates to the queue files are removed.