Retreive program atrributes and save information in a file

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I need to create a program that will check the activation group for all our ILE programs. I know that using DSPPGM command I can see the activation group for a specific object. Is there a way that I can have similar results but have the information stored in a file? Then I can read the file and determine which objects do not have the Activation Group setup to *DFTACTGRP. I will like to have similar results when I use DSPOBJD library name/*all output(*outfile) etc, etc, etc. I appreciate if you have any ideas that will help accomplish this. Thanks!

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Hi,
Why don’t you use ‘*print’ value for the ‘Output’ option of the ‘Dsppgm’ command and then copy that output (using CPYSPLF) to a physical file which you can read by a program you will create.

hope that answers your question.

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  • astradyne
    Hi There are a couple of API's that you can use to retrieve this information directly into your program for a specified ILE program or service program. QCLRPGMI retrieves program information (including the activation group) for non-service programs, while QBNRSPGM retrieves it for service programs. The activation group "name" is held in the Activation Group Attribute field. I have a routine that uses other API's to create a program/module/resource cross reference which could easily be modified to include the activation group using the above API's. It's available for download at www.astradyne-uk.com/downloads.htm if you want to take a look. All the best Jonathan
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  • TomLiotta
    I'm not clear why you'd want to "have the information stored in a file". That is, you're going to be coding a call to an API (or a spooled file) to extract the attribute from the program object no matter what. Then you're going to write the extracted info to a file just so you can read it back in again. Why not just create a UDF that returns the activation group attribute whenever a library/program name is passed into it? It will just do what you're going to code anyway. The OS is object-based. UDFs provide a fairly natural connection between the objects you manipulate and the files you'll be using. You can run something as direct as DSPOBJD to populate a table with program names, then query that file with your UDF specified and the activation group comes out of the live object. Tom
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