The ASSIGN/QUEUE command sets up a one-to-one correspondence between a
logical queue and an execution queue. Jobs submitted to the logical
queue are always queued to the specified execution queue for eventual
When you enter the ASSIGN/QUEUE command, the logical queue cannot be
Once you initialize a logical queue, use the ASSIGN/QUEUE command to
associate the logical queue with an existing execution queue. You must
perform the following tasks to set up a logical queue:
- Initialize the logical queue with the INITIALIZE/QUEUE command. (Do
not use the /START qualifier.)
- Assign the logical queue name to an existing execution queue.
- Start the logical queue with the START/QUEUE command.
After you enter the START/QUEUE command for the logical queue, jobs can
be sent to the logical queue for processing.