HCL Workload Automation, Version 9.4

Task options

The task options are listed in Table 1. An X means that the option is valid for the task.

Table 1. Method command task options
Task -c -n -p -r -s -d -l -o -j -q -w -S Task String
LJ X X X X X X X X X     X ljstring
MJ X X X X X X X X X       mjstring
CF X X X             X     cfstring
GS X X X X   X         X   gsstring
-c xagent,host,master
Specifies the names of the agent, the host, and the master domain manager separated by commas.
-n nodename
Specifies the node name of the computer associated with the agent, if any. This is defined in the extended agent's workstation definition Node field.
-p portnumber
Specifies the TCP/IP port number associated with the agent, if any. This is defined in the agent workstation definition TCP Address field.
-r currentrun,specificrun
Specifies the current run number of HCL Workload Automation and the specific run number associated with the job separated by a comma. The current and specific run numbers might be different if the job was carried forward from an earlier run.
-s jstream
Specifies the name of the job's job stream.
-d scheddate,epoch
Specifies the job stream date (yymmdd) and the epoch equivalent, separated by a comma.
-l user
Specifies the job's user name. This is defined in the job definition Logon field.
-o stdlist
Specifies the full path name of the job's standard list file. Any output from the job must be written to this file.
-j jobname,id
Specifies the job's name and the unique identifier assigned by HCL Workload Automation, separated by a comma. The name is defined in the job definition Job Name field.
-q qualifier
Specifies the qualifier to be used in a test command issued by the method against the file.
-w timeout
Specifies the amount of time, in seconds, that HCL Workload Automation waits to get a reply on an external job before sending a SIGTERM signal to the access method. The default is 300.
-S new name
Specifies that the job is rerun using this name in place of the original job name. Within a job script, you can use the jobinfo command to return the job name and run the script differently for each iteration.
-- ljstring
Used with the LJ task. The string from the Script File or Command field of the job definition.
-- mjstring
Used with the MJ task. The information provided to the HCL Workload Automation by the method in a message indicating a job state change %CJ (for additional details on messages indicating job state change, see Method response messages ) following to an LJ task. Usually, this identifies the job that was launched. For example, a UNIX method can provide the process identification (PID) of the job it launched, which is then sent by the HCL Workload Automation as part of an MJ task.
-- cfstring
Used with the CF task. For a file opens dependency, the string from the Opens Files field of the job stream definition.
-- gsstring
Used with the GS task. Specifies the job whose status is checked. The format is as follows:


The string from the Follows Sched/Job list of the job stream definition.
An optional job identifier received by HCL Workload Automation in a %CJ response to a previous GS task.