Job Monitor

The Job Monitor will show information regarding all the jobs to the user. Whether the jobs are in the state of,

  • Active
  • Running
  • Queued
  • Successful
  • Ending In Errors
  • Terminated By Users

The Job Monitor is responsible for storing information on all the jobs associated with the Astera Centerprise server.

Methods Of Access

There are a few ways to access the Job Monitor on your version of Astera Centerprise,

Through Server Explorer

The Job Monitor can be accessed through the Server Explorer. Simply,

  • Go to the Server Explorer, Right Click on Default, and select Job Monitor from the context menu.

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Through Centerprise Top Toolbar

The Job Monitor can be accessed through the main menu. Simply,

  • Click on the Server column on the main menu and select Job Monitor from the drop-down options.

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Job Monitor Toolbar Options

There are options present on the toolbar of the Job Monitor itself.

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Show Latest Jobs First/Show Oldest Jobs First: This option will sort all the jobs on the monitor according to the most recent and oldest.

The left-facing arrow sorts the latest jobs towards the top, and the right-facing arrow sorts the oldest jobs towards the top.

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Pause Auto-Refresh of Job Monitor: By default, this feature is selected. It will keep the Job Monitor list from automatically refreshing every time a new job is executed while the Job Monitor is open.

Unselecting this option will update the Job Monitor list during run-time as the jobs are running, scheduled, executed, or failed. It will reset all the filters as well.

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Show Job Trace for Selected Item: Selecting this option opens the job progress window. Inside it, we can see the jobs’ steps to end in success/error.

The job trace shows us the details of the job.

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Clear Job Queue: Clear all the jobs that have been put up in a queue to run.

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Delete Selected Jobs: All the highlighted jobs are going to be deleted.

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Delete All Completed Jobs: All jobs which have already completed their execution will be deleted.

Jobs that are currently running will not be deleted.

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Show Root Level Jobs Only: Selecting this will only display information on root-level jobs. A root-level job is one that does not have a parent assigned.

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Job Monitor Filters

Servers: To select which server the Job Monitor will display information from.

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Status: To filter out jobs based on their status, i.e., Active, Successful, Ending in Errors, etc.

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Date Range: Filtering jobs based on period, i.e., Today, Yesterday, last month, etc.

Note: There is also a Custom Range option where the user can provide any custom date range of their choosing. It will then view only the jobs that fall in that range.

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Advanced Search Options

This option allows the user to extract information from the Job Monitor based on a specific search. It gives the user the ability to retrieve information on a particular search from many options.

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Clicking on this will open a separate panel with additional options,

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Recent Search: To navigate to a previous search that was already made.

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Server: Select the server from which to pull up job information.

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Additional Options

  • Enter the Job Name/File Name to search for it.

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  • Select from a list of options under which to search the job, i.e., Active, Error, Success, etc., based on the status of the job.

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  • Other options include Job Type filter, Date Range filter, and checkmarks for My Jobs Only and Root Level Jobs Only

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Once done with this, select Search, and it will return the desired results.

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The results are then returned.

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Job Monitor Context Menu

The Job Monitor context menu can be accessed by right-clicking anywhere on any job. The context menu can be opened after selecting multiple jobs too.

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Rerun Selected Job: This option is to rerun any selected job.

Note: This option is not available when multiple jobs are selected.

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Raise/Lower Job Priority for the Selected Job: To increase or decrease the priority for any selected job. This will place the job higher or lower on the monitor.

It is only available when the job is in a running state.

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Show Child Jobs: Selecting this option will show all the child jobs associated with a particular parent job.

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Export To Excel: To export all the jobs in the Job Monitor to an excel sheet at a location of your choosing.

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Job Monitor Columns

These columns, given in the Job Monitor section itself, contain an extensive set of information regarding each job.

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Job Id: Every Job has a unique Job Id to identify it.

Parent: To signify the parent node of a particular job.

Priority: The level of priority for a given job.

Job Type: To differentiate between types, i.e., Dataflow, Workflow, etc.

Server: Signifies the server on which the job was run.

Job File: The name of the job file.

Job Name: A name that was assigned to the job.

Queued: Timestamp for when a particular job was queued.

Started: Timestamp for when a particular job started

Duration: Signifies how long the job lasted.

Status: The job status, i.e., success, terminated, etc.

Scheduled Job: Displays the scheduled job ID of the scheduled job that ran.

Email Status: Displays the status of the email sent on job conditions if any.

Records Read: The number of records read per job.

Error Records: The number of errors read per job.

Warning Records: The number of warnings read per job.

User: To signify which user performed a particular job.

This concludes our discussion on the Job Monitor in Astera Centerprise.