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Combined Specialization Rules Window

Define rules identifying which requests a concurrent manager can read. With the rules you define here, you may specialize the function of a concurrent manager.

Using this window, you can define several Include and Exclude statements, each referred to as a specialization line, and combine the lines into a single specialization rule referred to as a Combined Rule.

Unlike the individual rules you define using the Specialization Rules window from within the Concurrent Managers window, the combined rules you define here differ in two ways:

See: Concurrent Managers

Combined Specialization Rules Block

Together, the application name and the name you define for your combined specialization rule uniquely identifies the rule.


The application name does not prevent a concurrent manager from starting programs associated with other applications.

Specialization Rules Block

Define the individual rules (statements) that make up your combined specialization rule.


Select from the poplist whether to include or exclude those requests that are based on the rule to run.


Select the type of specialization rule you want to enforce on a concurrent manager.

You cannot combine two Include rules of the same type.

Based on a rule's action, exclude or include, programs can be run by your manager according to a:

See Also

Overview of Concurrent Processing

Specializing Managers to run only certain programs

Defining Specialization Rules

Defining Combined Specialization Rules

Using Combined Rules

Differences Between Specialization and Combined Rules

Grouping Programs by Request Type

Administer Concurrent Managers field help

Concurrent Managers field help

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