You can lock a session to prevent the system from running it before the date
that you specify in the lock.
For example, a session locked until the eleventh of November can be started
only after that date.
You may wish to lock a session for such reasons as
holding a session until a specified date
preventing a session that contains errors from being re-started
preventing a session that requires a special resource, such as printer
forms or a specific tape, from being started unintentionally.
You can unlock a session by changing the lock date to the present date or by
entering a space as the lock date.
Start the batch input management tool: Select
Alternate: Enter transaction SM35. Both paths take you to the session overview
of the batch input system. transaction SM35.
You can lock sessions in the session queue by marking the sessions and
choosing Lock from the tool bar.