Tips for upgrading to CA Jobtrac Job Management r11.

Document ID : KB000053291
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

A few tips before upgrading to CA Jobtrac JM r11 include the following.

Solution:

There are many new features and changes introduced in CA Jobtrac JM r11 which are described in the CA Jobtrac Job Management Release Notes. There are also changes to the installation process. Here are a few tips that can assist you in upgrading.

Installation Tips:

  • CA Datacom/AD r11 SP2 or CA Datacom/DB r11 SP2 or later is required to run CA Jobtrac JM r11

  • CA Common Service EZtrieve needs to be installed before running STAGE2

  • Make sure you have all current Service Packs and PTF's applied before going into production

  • Make sure all hold data for PTF's is compleed before going into production

  • Make sure all exits have been converted and tested before going into production

  • Make sure the correct sizes for CA Datacom LXX log file (see Technical Documentation below)

Installation Technical Documentation you need to review:

TEC417668 CA Jobtrac Job Management r11 and CA Datacom/AD solution
TEC475419 Video Pre and Post installation Tips
TEC478660 Release compatibility Jobtrac R3.5 and CA Jobtrac r11.0
TEC475061 Sizing ENF database
TEC419016 CA Jobtrac LXX Size calculator
TEC419017 CA Jobtrac Database Size calculator
TEC440581 Procedure to convert and continue to use the old token.
TEC435564 Jobtrac 11.0 Check Pt and History Conversion Recommendations
TEC468923 Start up order for CA Jobtrac 11.0

Review the CA Jobtrac Job Management Release Notes to see the new features that can save time and add value to your workload processing.

Implementation Documentation to review:

TEC479057 SYSPLEX and configuring more than one Jobtrac on the same LPAR
TEC465316 New jobs for GJTRMAHI, GJTRMAIV and JREPORT3
TEC442339 TRACWARN that History file is full
TEC468923 Start up order for CA Jobtrac 11.0
TEC483574 All SCL's need to be thoroughly tested
TEC418338 AMR setup to handle Log file full
TEC473744 error messages that are issued by CA Jobtrac r11
TEC469402 What is the procedures to Enlarge Jobtrac 11.0 Databases
GJTRMAIV is now GJTRJARC
GJTRMAHI is now GJTRPURG
GJTRABTR needs //JOBTRACn DD DUMMY
JREPORT3 has been replaced by GJTREZAU, GJTREZFC, GJTREZIP, GJTREZJS, GJTREZJW, GJTREZST

Post Implementation:

TEC478651 Utilities to help you manage CA Jobtrac r11.0 database
TEC478978 Jobtrac 'Status' command display
TEC473744 Where to find database error messages issued by CA Jobtrac 11

Suggested Reading:

CA Jobtrac Planning and Implementation Guide, chapter 2, 'DASD Failure, Backup utilities, Backup Types, Backup Frequency, Forward Recovery and Disaster Recovery'.