The M3 auto start job subsystem has a number of predefined jobs that are performed according to the settings in the subsystem maintenance programs described in this document. The predefined jobs can be used for purposes such as:
The units of work, for example records to be processed, are stored in queues within work tables until the corresponding auto start job has processed them.
When for example customer orders are entered, records are created and stored in the work table. The auto start job continuously monitors the work table and processes the records.
In the auto start job functionality for M3 Business Engine, it is possible to run parallel jobs against a work table to consume the queue faster. As an alternative, you can set priorities in 'Subsystem Job. Select Record' (MNS052).
These properties describe the auto start jobs: