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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 8, 2019

HLOMAINT utility enhancement request

Today, HLOMAINT utility is not designed to find out what utilities are stuck or dead.  To clean up those loader utilities, we run a SELECT * against HLOTB.HLOUSTAT table, review each utility, and run the HLOMAINT job to terminate the utilities one by one.   It would be nice to run a loader utility to display what is out there and the status of those utilities. 

Needed by Date Oct 31, 2019
  • Guest
    Aug 9, 2019

    It would be a great benefit to the people who support these utilities in the data sharing environments - very complex and time-consuming work.  Thanks - vote for it...

  • Guest
    Aug 9, 2019

    This is a great idea!