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    Creating commands for submitting jobs from command line or including in job_list

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Aleph
    • Product Version: 20, 21, 22, 23

    Do you have commands for executing each ALEPH job from the command line or the job_list? If not, how can we create one? (The specific job we are interested in is p_file_96.)

    The only jobs which we supply command-line commands for are the indexing jobs. (See Appendix A of "How To Run Index Jobs".)

    To submit other jobs, such as p_file_96, from the command line, you need to first submit the job one time from the GUI Services (in order to get the proper parameters):

    • bring up the GUI Acq client, connected to sbs50
    • click on Services
    • select Generic Vendor Records Loader (file-96)
    • select the values you want ("Help" has complete information about each parameter)
    • submit the job
    • view the job log ($alephe_scratch/sbs50_p_file_96.nnnn )
    • The "start" line will have the parameters which have been constructed: SBS50,your_input_file,tab_96_def,... etc.

    Take that line and construct a csh command like this:
    csh -f $aleph_proc/p_file_96 SBS50,your_input_file,tab_96_def,... etc. > & $alephe_scratch/sbs50_p_file_96... &

    To see the job's parameters, you can either look at the ./pc_b_eng/p-xxxx-nnn.xml file (such as ./pc_b_eng/p-manage-96.xml) or you can use the following csh command:
    csh -f $aleph_proc/<p_job_name>

    For example:
    csh -f $aleph_proc/p_ill_69
    Usage: csh -f p_ill_69 p_active_library,p_ill_unit,p_user_name


    • Article last edited: 7-Aug-2018
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