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Add Window Tolerance in Minutes capability

Currently in Control Center slc window tolerance, the value is in hours.  Although a window tolerance of zero can be selected, a user may want a tolerance that is less than one hour, but not zero.  There may be a need to monitor a file for timeliness every 15 minutes.  Having the window tolerance set to zero may cause the slc to alert if late if it is one second late.  Having a window tolerance of 1 could possibly erroneously satisfy a slc.

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  • Nov 8 2019
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Currently in Control Center slc window tolerance, the value is in hours.  Although a window tolerance of zero can be selected, a user may want a tolerance that is less than one hour, but not zero.  There may be a need to monitor a file for timeliness every 15 minutes.  Having the window tolerance set to zero may cause the slc to alert if late if it is one second late.  Having a window tolerance of 1 could possibly erroneously satisfy a slc.

  • Guest commented
    18 Feb, 2021 07:15pm

    Vijay, I disagree. Yes, a schedule will work if the particular processes you are tracking always run at that exact time. The window tolerance provides a buffer if the process run early. We just need something that is more than zero, but less than one hour. That is why providing a window tolerance in minutes would be beneficial.

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    VIJAY CHOUGULE commented
    17 Feb, 2021 11:04pm

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM. It is recommended to use the schedule as a best practices and not using window tolerance, which should always be set to zero.

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