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Background process (job) shutdown.


[Compatibility]    JobHalt=n


Indicates whether or not Caché executes the JOB^%ZSTOP routine entry at background process (started with the $JOB command) logout. 1 (true) enables execution of JOB^%ZSTOP at background process logout; 0 (false) disables it. The default is 1.

ProcessStart and ProcessHalt govern foreground processes. These are processes that are started via a terminal session or are specifically set to run in the foreground.

By contrast, JobStart and JobHalt govern background processes include any processes that are started via the JOB command, plus any background server processes including CSP, Cache Direct, ODBC, or any of the objects bindings.

Also see SystemStart and SystemHalt.



Range of Values

0 or 1.

Management Portal

On the page System Administration > Configuration > Additional Settings > Startup, in the JobHalt row, select Edit. Choose true or false.