no alert when required job is down

Document ID : KB000046775
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Issue:

We are not getting alerts when a job is down that is required to be active in the mvs monitor definitions.

  

Environment: 

 z/OS / MVS

 

Cause:

 Three items are required for CA-SYSVIEW to monitor jobs that are required to be active. 

 

Resolution: 

1) SYSVIEW command STATES should have an entry definition for the job. 

2) SYSVIEW command SCHEDULE should have the entry for MVS-REQ-JOBS monitoring required jobs as active

3) SYSVIEW command MONITOR should have an entry for the job to be monitored that INCLUDEs it for monitoring: