Tech Tip: CA OPS/MVS - Is it possible to create threshold automation that eliminates the issuing of duplicate actions when the same triggering event occurs many times within a defined time interval?

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Yes, the OPSTHRSH Function lets you easily create criteria threshold automation logic within your AOF rules which can fire numerous times within a specific time interval.

For example, threshold automation could cause a particular function of automation to take place if an event occurs x times in y minutes.


Visit the CA OPS/MVS Commands and Function Reference Guide in our wiki web site at for the following addtional information:


  • Utilization Environments for OPSTHRSH
  • Installation Requirements
  • Coding Syntax
    • Valid Function Options for OPSTHRSH
      • Sample Coding Statements
      • Debugging Guidelines
      • Return Codes


This feature is already avaible for release 12.3. If you are using release 12.2 consider installing PTF RO72690.