Fixed Dispatching Priority (DP) on SYSTEM ACTIVITY screen

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Article ID: 193552

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Products

CA SYSVIEW Performance Management

Issue/Introduction

There is mismatch between the IBM SDSF Display Active (DA) and the CA Sysview SYSTEM ACTIVITY (ACT) screens when displaying the value of Dispatching Priority (DP) for a job/STC: while Sysview is constantly showing a fixed value of FF, at the same time the dispatching priority correctly gets different values on SDSF DA screen for the same job.

Cause

Customer uses VTAM to access Sysview and MVS-JES2-NODES Schedule was disabled. 

Environment

Release: 15.0

Component: SYSVIEW

Resolution

Enable MVS-JES2-NODES Schedule 

Additional Information

To enable schedule use SCHED command in SYSVIEW, then use ENA command in front of following schedule MVS-JES2-NODES.
Also, you can check other schedules that can cause similar issues, here is a list of the schedules that need to be checked: 

MVS-JES2-NODES
MVS-JOBS
MVS-SYSTEM
MVS-WLM-SYSSUM

More information about MVS DATA COLLECTION can be found by following link below.

https://techdocs.broadcom.com/us/en/ca-mainframe-software/performance-and-storage/ca-sysview-performance-management/16-0/administering/data-collection/mvs-data-collection.html