By ACShorten on May 19, 2011
When using the online batch submission facility in the product, the batch jobs submitted will execute in the DEFAULT threadpool by default (in V2.1 this is known as the LOCAL threadpool). Whilst, this behavior is usually sufficient for most sites during testing, it may be desirable to execute the online submission jobs on an externally started threadpool. Ensure you have started the external threadpool prior to submitting any jobs.
To do this, you must add the DIST-THD-POOL parameter to all batch control records you want to run in the external pool. To save time, you can also provide a default value for this paramater to save the submitted having to specify it. An example of this setting on the Batch Control is shown below: