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Resolve error ****** MAXIMUM NUMBER OF JOB STEPS EXCEEDED using Generalized Selection Plus

Product Affected: Generalized Selection Plus 6.4.0
Product  Feature:  Adding job steps
Operating System:  All Platforms

 


 

Issue

Unable to add more than 10,000 job control steps using Generalized Selection Plus(GSP.
Error received:

DROPS 02 EQ X001 06-FLAG6 OR FLAG
DROPS 02 EQ N161 10-0942787 AND KEY
DROPS 02 EQ X001 06-FLAG6 OR FLAG
DROPS 02 EQ N161 10-0942788 AND KEY *ERROR*
****** MAXIMUM NUMBER OF JOB STEPS EXCEEDED
DROPS 02 EQ X001 06-FLAG6 OR FLAG *ERROR*
****** MAXIMUM NUMBER OF JOB STEPS EXCEEDED
DROPS 02 EQ N161 10-0942792 AND KEY *ERROR*
****** MAXIMUM NUMBER OF JOB STEPS EXCEEDED

 

Cause

These errors happened after new job control parameters were added.  This happened after job control number 10,001.
The cause is the software only allows 10,000 job control parameters. 

 

Resolution

UPDATED: August 25, 2017
 The limit is 10,000 job instructions. The only thing you can do is split the job instructions into multiple GSP jobs.