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WS: TF: SLEEPER: Sleeper FAQs (Doc ID 1182525.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 18, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Technical Foundation - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
JD Edwards World World Writer - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
JD Edwards World U.S. Payroll Processing - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
JD Edwards World Human Resources Management - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
JD Edwards World FASTR - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document provides some FAQs regarding Unattended Night Operations (also known as Sleeper) which allows jobs to be run at a specified time (such as posting batches automatically).

Sleeper functions are found on menu G9643.

See also the Unattended Night Operations (Sleeper) Chapter in the Technical Foundations Guide for your JD Edwards World release (A9.4 - Chapter 60 - Schedule Unattended Operations;

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: How is Sleeper setup the first time?
 Question 2: How is Sleeper set up as an Autostart Job after an IPL (Initial Program Load) and when the subsystem is active?
 Option 1 - Sleeper to autostart when the Sleeper subsystem is started:
 Option 2 - Sleeper to autostart after an IPL of the iSeries (AS/400):
 Question 3: Can Sleeper be set up to run in multiple environments?
 Question 4: How is a job reactivated in Sleeper after it has been suspended?
 Question 5: How can the start/end time for submitted jobs be displayed?
 Question 6: Can the Wake Up Interval be less that 5 minutes?
 Question 7: Can users be allowed to inquire on Unattended Operations Setup (P95101) but be restricted from changing existing setup or adding new jobs?
 Question 8: How is a Sleeper job set up to run on the same day of each month such as the 15th?
 Question 9: What is the significance of the user listed in the sleeper job setup?
 Question 10: How can you Initiate Unattended Operations (J95901JQ) signed on with your user ID?
 Question 11: How can the HR Subsystem be set up as an autostart job?  
 Question 12: How can a FASTR or STAR report be submitted from SLEEPER?
 Question 13: How can an unattended submit job of a World Writer Database Export Version be scheduled?
 Question 14: How can a World Writer version be submitted from Sleeper? 
 Question 15: What are the steps to submit a % menu job stream in a custom CLP to be called from a command line or a job scheduler?
 Question 16: Can an IBM command like RUNQRY be set up in Sleeper?
 Question 17: What happens to scheduled jobs when SLEEPER is de-activated?  Will missed jobs be submitted when SLEEPER activated?
 Question 18: Is any training available for Sleeper?
 Question 19: How can a user confirm their SLEEPER job completed normally?
 Question 20: When an OUTQ is specified in Sleeper Unattended Operations Setup for a DREAM Writer version and the DREAM Writer version contains a different OUTQ on the Printer File Overrides, what is the hierarchical order as to which OUTQ Sleeper will use? 
 Question 21: You had scheduled jobs in Unattended Operations Setup (V95901), but you find your F9501 is now empty.  How can you recover the data?
 Question 22: Does Sleeper have a limit to the number of jobs that can be scheduled?
 Question 23: Is there a way to add reports/jobs as part of the Sleeper (scheduler) jobs for daily/weekly maintenance?
 Question 24: The Sleeper IBM User Profile has QSECOFR as the Group Profile. If we were to change this, in compliance with our security requirements, what special authorities are required for Sleeper?

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