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system agent jobs using #NOX control cards

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Article ID: 129100

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CA 7 Workload Automation

Issue/Introduction



If we get an adhoc request to make the next run of a system agent job non executable, can we use the #NOX control card like we do with mainframe batch jcl jobs?

Environment

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Component: 7

Resolution

Yes, you can make an agent job non executable by putting #NOX in the PARMLIB member and saving it out to the override library. This will cause the USE-OVRD-LIB  field to be set to Y and therefore when the job enters the request queue it will pull the PARMLIB data from the override library. The #NOX will be detected and the the job will be marked non executable.