Creating Job Definitions


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Job Definitions search page.

     

    Click the PeopleTools link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Process Scheduler link.

    Step 2
  3. Click the Jobs link.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Add a New Value tab.

    Step 4
  5. Enter the name for your new job in the Process Job Name field.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Process Job Name field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "2XREF"
    .

    Step 5
  6. Click the Add button.

    Step 6
  7. Use the Job Definition page to define a job definition.

    Step 7
  8. Use the Description field to enter a description that users will associate with this job.

     

    Click in the Description field.

    Step 8
  9. Enter the desired information into the Description field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Cross Reference Field Reports"
    .

    Step 9
  10. Select the Run Mode of either serial or parallel.

     

    Serial runs each process in the job sequentially.

     

    Parallel is used if you do not have a requirement for the processes to run in a certain order. If you select this option, Run Always check boxes for all of the processes are selected.

    Step 10
  11. Select the Priority of High, Medium, or Low. PeopleSoft Process Scheduler initiates the job with the highest priority first.

    Step 11
  12. Select the Process Category.

     

    Click the Look up Process Category button.

    Step 12
  13. In this example, you will use the Default process category.

     

    Click an entry in the Process Category column.

    Step 13
  14. Enter the maximum number of occurrences of this job that can be active at one time across all process schedulers in the Max Concurrent field. The default value is unlimited (blank).

    Step 14
  15. The Process List section lists all processes and jobs that are associated with this job.

     

    Select the processes that you want in the order that you want them to run.

    Step 15
  16. Select the Process Type for the first process to run.

     

    Click in the Process Type field.

    Step 16
  17. Enter the desired information into the Process Type field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Crystal"
    .

    Step 17
  18. Select the first Process Name to run in this job.

     

    Click in the Process Name field.

    Step 18
  19. Enter the desired information into the Process Name field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "XRFFLRC"
    .

    Step 19
  20. Click the Add Row button.

    Step 20
  21. Select the Process Type for the second process.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Process Type field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Crystal"
    .

    Step 21
  22. Click in the Process Name field.

    Step 22
  23. Select the second Process Name.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Process Name field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "XRFFLPC"
    .

    Step 23
  24. Click the JobSet Report link.

    Step 24
  25. The JobSet Report page displays your processes in a tree structure.

    Step 25
  26. Click the Return button.

    Step 26
  27. Click the Job Definition Options tab.

    Step 27
  28. Use the Job Definition Options page to define options for jobs including server, recurrence, component, and process group. Also specify system recovery processes.

    Step 28
  29. Enter a Server Name if you want to require this job to run on a specific server only. If you leave this field blank, the job finds an available server on which to run, based on the process class.

    Step 29
  30. Use the Recurrence Name field to select a recurrence name for running at previously defined intervals.

    Step 30
  31. Use the Job Recovery Process section to enter the Process Type and Process Name of an optional process that can be run in case this job runs to an error. The job will not restart until the system recovery optional process entered here has run.

    Step 31
  32. Enter the Component where you can run the process. You can select multiple Components.

     

    Click in the Component field.

    Step 32
  33. The component for the System Process Request page is PRCSMULTI.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Component field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PRCSMULTI"
    .

    Step 33
  34. In the Process Security-Process Groups section, specify the process groups that have authority to run this process.

     

    A process definition can be a member of multiple process groups.

     

    Process groups are assigned to security profiles in PeopleSoft Security Administrator, which enables you to specify the process requests that classes of users can run.

     

    Click in the Process Groups field.

    Step 34
  35. You can select an existing Process Group or add a new group by typing the new group name. In this example, you will use an existing group TLSALL.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Process Groups field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "TLSALL"
    .

    Step 35
  36. Click the Job Distribution tab.

    Step 36
  37. Use the Job Distribution page to set up a distribution list for jobs, based on role or user ID.

    Step 37
  38. Select Override Distribution List From Processes in Job to use the distribution IDs from the job definition. If the check box is cleared distribution IDs from both the job and process definitions are used.

    Step 38
  39. Use the ID Type field to select distribution based on user ID or role.

     

    Click the ID Type list.

    Step 39
  40. In this example, you will select Role.

     

    Click the Role list item.

    Step 40
  41. Click in the Distribution ID field.

    Step 41
  42. Enter the desired information into the Distribution ID field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PeopleTools"
    .

    Step 42
  43. Click the Job Notification tab.

    Step 43
  44. Use the Job Notification page to set up a list of users to be notified if a process encounters an error, warning, successfully completes, or is disabled. Set up the list based on role or user ID.

    Step 44
  45. Click the ID Type list.

    Step 45
  46. Click the User list item.

    Step 46
  47. Click in the Distribution ID field.

    Step 47
  48. Enter the desired information into the Distribution ID field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PTDMO"
    .

    Step 48
  49. Click the On Error option.

    Step 49
  50. Click the Save button.

    Step 50

You have completed the Creating Job Definitions procedure.

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