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Status Functionality already exists
Categories Usability
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 8, 2019

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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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
    Feb 18, 2021

    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
    Feb 17, 2021

    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.