Topics Map > University of Chicago > IT Services > Business Systems > Mainframe

Mainframe - Labor Day Holiday 2015: Monday, 09/07/2015

This article explains the mainframe holiday coverage for Labor Day.

The Data Center will provide 24/7 Operator coverage in the 1155 E 60th Street Machine Room, including minimal coverage across all University Holidays. Details for the Labor Day Holiday 2015 (Monday, 09/07/15) are given below.

Scheduled Coverage

For the 24 hours of Monday, 09/07/15, we will have minimal Operator coverage: one Computer Operator per 8-hour shift in attendance to respond to system prompts on both the UCHIMVS1 (Production) and UCHIBETA LPARs. This Operator will also respond to: requests for printed output; environmental alarms; telephone calls; and the I/O Window.

Production Shop

The Production Shop will not be staffed across the Holiday period. Production jobstreams may not be scheduled to run or requested to run during the Holiday in either Mainframe LPAR during this period of minimal Operator coverage.

UCHIBETA

The UCHIBETA LPAR will be available for Open Testing on Monday, 09/07/15, from 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM. UCHIBETA will have the normal complement of Online DataBases available. Availability of these databases may be manipulated by authorized requests to the Operator on duty.

Production Databases

You may request that Online Databases which do not require the scheduling of Production jobstreams during this period of minimal Operator coverage be made available on the UCHIMVS1 (Production) LPAR. That availability may be manipulated by authorized requests.

I/O Window

Each Operator will monitor the I/O Window but since we will maintain only minimal Operator coverage, please call the Machine Room at (773)702-7626 to make arrangements before showing up. Operations telephones are equipped with Voice Mail.

Printing

Printed output will be available across the Holiday, barring printer problems, of course. Please alert Operations at (773)702-7626 about which jobs you wish to retrieve before coming to the I/O Window during this period of minimal Operator coverage.

Servers

Standard recovery procedures for administrative servers in the 1155 E 60th Street Machine Room are in place.

See Also:




Keywords:coverage machine room   Doc ID:45587
Owner:Todd L.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2014-12-11 15:04 CSTUpdated:2014-12-11 15:06 CST
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
Feedback:  0   0