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OEM: How to generate an Alert when a JOB fails?

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TitleOEM: How to generate an Alert when a JOB fails?
URL NameOEM-How-to-generate-an-Alert-when-a-JOB-fails-000063989
Article Number000186568
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge Management
Version: 11.x
OS: All supported platforms
Question/Problem Description
How to generate an Alert when a JOB fails?
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1. For Jobs that do not start, an internal (non configurable) alert JobStartFailure will fire.

2. For Jobs that fail after starting: 

JOB > EDIT > Completion Actions and Alerts:
  • Email alerts can be fired as an action after Job has completed based on its exit code definition. 
  • Email alerts can be fired when Job execution time exceeds x-time: 
On Alert perform action: email actions (or another Job)
Default_Task_Action should be used, which has been specially designed to be used with OEM Jobs.

3. If only an ALERT is specifically required, then the 'fathom -firealert' cmd line functionality can be called from within the Job itself.
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Last Modified Date10/15/2015 3:06 PM
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