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Course Catalog » BMC Curriculum » Control-M

Monitoring and Managing Job Processing

4 hours



The Monitoring and Managing Job Processing course describes how jobs are monitored using the Active Environment screen, looking at job statuses and commands used to manipulate jobs. It then turns to the monitoring and management of other Control-M components, including the log, conditions, and control and quantitative resources. In the final module, an overview of the utilities that run automatically, and those that can be invoked manually, are discussed, as well as the types of reports that can be run, are covered.


Operations and Administrator personnel, or anyone responsible for monitoring their own jobs submitted using Control-M.


Successful completion of the Defining and Scheduling Jobs Using Control-M course, or equivalent knowledge.


After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe Active Environment screen commands used to interact with scheduled jobs
  • Search Log information for relevant data
  • Add conditions and resources to Control-M
  • Describe utilities and reports used by Control-M

Course Content

Understanding Control-M Job Monitoring Tasks

Active Environment Screen

Identifying Job Status

Wait Conditions

Manual Confirmations


Hold and Free a Job

Job Log Information

Display and Edit Job Definitions Using the ZOOM Command

Job Reruns and Restarts

Displaying Job Statistics

Accessing a Job's JCL

FORCE and KILL Commands

Monitoring System Activity

Viewing the Log for Information

Filtering the Log

Displaying Conditions and Resources

Adding a Condition

Managing Control Resources

Quantitative Resources

Identifying Jobs Using a Resource

Unresolved Conditions and the Manual Conditions File

Utilities, Reporting, and KeyStroke Language

New Day Maintenance Utilities

User Daily Jobs

Online Utilities

Control-M Parameter Prompting Facilities

Quick Schedule Definition Facility


Control-M/EM Reporting

KeyStroke Reporting Syntax

Running a KeyStroke Report

Pre-defined KeyStroke Reports

Monitoring and Managing Job Processing Mastery Test

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