Help/Systems has announced the release of Robot/REPLAY 3.0, the newest version of its companion software to Robot/SCHEDULE, the automated System i job scheduler. Robot/REPLAY works with Robot/SCHEDULE to automate interactive System i processes that include menu systems and 5250 screen applications that cannot be run in batch mode.
Robot/REPLAY now sports a complete menu system for easy access to Replay objects (macros) and functions. The menu options allow users to learn, preview, schedule, and execute Replay objects; access Replay object information and view execution history; enroll Replay profiles; work with Replay applications; manage security settings, request reports; and maintain Robot/SCHEDULE reserved command variables embedded in Replay objects.
With Version 3.0, Robot/REPLAY offers role-based security to control access to Replay objects and functions. Robot/REPLAY administrators can organize their Robot/REPLAY users according to the Replay objects and functions they are allowed to learn, view, maintain, or execute; control access to Robot/REPLAY functions (such as menus or commands) and data (Replay objects); create security roles, specify their access rights, and group them using Robot/REPLAY applications. Administrators can even prevent unwanted access by users with *ALLOBJ authority to Replay objects that contain sensitive data.
Robot/REPLAY 3.0 provides a number of troubleshooting enhancements. A new visual log allows users to review the sequence of events that occurred during the execution of a Replay object. In addition, Robot/REPLAY bundles critical diagnostics information into a single, easy-to-use package, to save time during problem analysis. And, Robot/REPLAY log messages now provide more information for faster, easier problem resolution.
A suite of new reports allows users to list Replay objects and setup details; print Replay object screen images; review the relationships of the jobs that ran when a Replay object was executed; pinpoint Replay objects that contain Robot/SCHEDULE reserved command variables; print security roles, members, and access rights; and create a Robot/REPLAY security evaluation indicating which Replay objects a user profile can execute.
For more information about Robot/REPLAY 3.0, contact your Help/Systems regional sales manager at 1-800-328-1000 or your local distributor.