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How to submit a concurrent program using the CONCSUB utility in Oracle Apps/EBS

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In this post we are going to see how to submit a concurrent program using the CONCSUB utility 


Syntax for CONCSUB utility

CONCSUB / \
\
\
\
[WAIT=N|Y|] \
CONCURRENT \
\
\
[PROGRAM_NAME=] \
LANGUAGE - R12 onwards only \
TERRITORY - R12 onwards only
[ORG_ID=<#>] - R12 onwards only
[REPEAT_TIME=] \
[REPEAT_INTERVAL= ] \
[REPEAT_INTERVAL_UNIT=< resubmission unit>] \
[REPEAT_INTERVAL_TYPE=< resubmission type>] \
[REPEAT_END=] \
[START=] \
[IMPLICIT=< type of concurrent request> \
[ ... ]

How to pass a parameter through CONCSUB:

Example:

'"08JUN96 23:55:00"'

Parameters and Meaning

 Required. The ORACLE username and password that provides access to the data that the program uses.

 Required. The application short name of the responsibility whose concurrent processing options to be used.

 Required. The name of the responsibility. If the name of the responsibility includes spaces, enclose that name in double quotes.

 Required. The uppercase username of the application user whose concurrent processing options to use.

 Optional. A flag that indicates whether to wait for the submitted request to complete. If one leaves this parameter out, the default value of N makes CONCSUB return to the operating system prompt without waiting for the request to complete.
Set WAIT=Y to have CONCSUB check the request status every 60 seconds and returns to the operating system prompt when the request is completed. One can also enter an integer value for a number of seconds, as in WAIT=30, for CONCSUB to check for request completion every seconds.

Attention: Using WAIT=Y or WAIT= requires that the request completes before CONCSUB returns to the operating system. If the concurrent manager is down, the CONCSUB process waits indefinitely until the concurrent manager is started and the request completes.

 Required. A flag that separates the program specific parameters from the operating system parameters.

 Required. The application short name of the concurrent program.

 Required. The uppercase name of the program. It must be the short name that was enter in the Concurrent Programs window when defining a concurrent program.

 Optional. A descriptive name for your program. The program field on the View Requests form displays this as the user friendly program name. The concurrent program short name passed to CONCSUB is often hard for end users to understand, so the PROGRAM_NAME parameter allows one to pass a more easily remembered name for a concurrent program. If one does not specify a PROGRAM_NAME, the View Requests form displays the user friendly program name specified in the Concurrent Programs window.
One may also use the PROGRAM_NAME parameter to indicate the batch that your request processes for programs that process a set of data, where there could be several requests for a given program that are active at the same time.

 Optional. Introduced in R12, set to org id required for the report to be run with.

 Optional. The time of day to resubmit the request.  The format for the time is HH24:MI or HH24:MI:SS. For example, REPEAT_TIME=14:30 resubmits the request daily at 2:30 p.m.

Attention:
 Do not use REPEAT_TIME with other resubmission parameters except for the optional parameters REPEAT_END and START.

 Optional. The interval between resubmission (a positive integer or real number). Use this parameter along with REPEAT_INTERVAL_UNIT to specify the time between resubmissions.

 Optional. The unit of time used for the interval between resubmissions. The available units are MINUTES, HOURS, DAYS or MONTHS. Use this parameter along with REPEAT_INTERVAL to specify the time between resubmissions. For example, setting REPEAT_INTERVAL=12 and REPEAT_INTERVAL_UNIT=HOURS resubmits the request every twelve hours. The default value is DAYS.

Attention: Do not use REPEAT_INTERVAL and REPEAT_INTERVAL_UNIT with REPEAT_TIME.

 Optional. Whether to time the resubmission interval from the requested start time of the request or from its completion. Set this parameter either to START or END. The default value is START.

Attention: Use REPEAT_INTERVAL_TYPE only if one uses REPEAT_INTERVAL.

 Optional. The date and time to stop resubmitting the concurrent request. Use one of the following for the format of the end date:

DDMONRR HH24:MI:SS (as in 07“APR02 18:32:05€™)
or
DDMONRRRR HH24:MI:SS (as in 07€“APR2002 18:32:05€™)
Note that because this date format includes a space, one must enclose the date in double quotation marks and single quotation marks. One can also specify just the date:
DDMONRR
or
DDMONRRRR

 Optional. The NLS language for the request. (LANGUAGE=SIMPLIFIED CHINESE \)

 Optional. The NLS territory for the request. (TERRITORY=CHINA \)

 Optional. A start date and time for the program in this format:
DDMONRR HH24:MI:SS (as in 07€“APR02 18:32:05€™)
Because this date format includes a space, one must enclose the date in double quotation marks and single quotation marks. If one does not specify a start time, the program submits immediately and is processed by the next available concurrent manager. The default value is the current time.

 Optional. Whether to show this concurrent request on the View Requests form. Specify NO, YES, ERROR or WARNING. The value IMPLICIT=NO allows the request to appear on the View Request form. The default value is NO.
The value IMPLICIT=YES means that only the System Administrators privileged View Concurrent Requests form displays this request. Use this value if the request is not interesting to the user.
Specify IMPLICIT=ERROR or IMPLICIT=WARNING, respectively, if one wants the request to appear only if it fails or completes with warnings.

 Optional. The number of days after which to repeat the concurrent request, calculated from the last requested start date. The number can be a positive integer or real number. For example,
REPEAT_DAYS=1.5 resubmits the request every 36 hours.

Attention: Do not use REPEAT_DAYS with other re-submission parameters except for the optional parameters REPEAT_END and START.
Suggestion: REPEAT_DAYS will become obsolete in a future release. One may therefore want to use REPEAT_INTERVAL, REPEAT_INTERVAL_TYPE and REPEAT_INTERVAL_UNIT instead of REPEAT_DAYS.

... Optional. The program specific parameters. If a parameter includes spaces, enclose that parameter in double quotes, then in single quotes. If a parameter contains a double quotation mark as part of the argument, precede that mark with a backslash [\].

Please note that the program specific parameters must be explicitly passed to CONCSUB,  any default values that may be used when the program is submitted via the normal screens (ie Standard Report Submission or SRS) will not be used by CONCSUB.

Sample Examples:

In this example we are submitting concurrent request to gather stats of few schemas.

CONCSUB apps/apps FND 'System Administrator' SYSADMIN wait=N CONCURRENT FND FNDGSCST PROGRAM_NAME='"Gather Schema Statistics"' GL        10 '""' NOBACKUP '""' LASTRUN GATHER '""' N
CONCSUB apps/apps FND 'System Administrator' SYSADMIN wait=N CONCURRENT FND FNDGSCST PROGRAM_NAME='"Gather Schema Statistics"' XLA        10 '""' NOBACKUP '""' LASTRUN GATHER '""' N
CONCSUB apps/apps FND 'System Administrator' SYSADMIN wait=N CONCURRENT FND FNDGSCST PROGRAM_NAME='"Gather Schema Statistics"' ZX        10 '""' NOBACKUP '""' LASTRUN GATHER '""' N
CONCSUB apps/apps FND 'System Administrator' SYSADMIN wait=N CONCURRENT FND FNDGSCST PROGRAM_NAME='"Gather Schema Statistics"' AP        10 '""' NOBACKUP '""' LASTRUN GATHER '""' N
CONCSUB apps/apps FND 'System Administrator' SYSADMIN wait=N CONCURRENT FND FNDGSCST PROGRAM_NAME='"Gather Schema Statistics"' AR        10 '""' NOBACKUP '""' LASTRUN GATHER '""' N





Ref: How To Submit A Concurrent Request Using CONCSUB Syntax (Doc ID 457519.1)

1 comment :

  1. How to submit the program? This is the question which should be deeply considered before answering to it.

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