• Watchdog program for looping AS/400 jobs

    Hello, my customer has some application program, where sometimes a job starts to loop. My question is if anybody knows of a utility/program that could catch these jobs and either alarm or kill the job. We know the name of the job to watch but most of them run OK. So, the parameters might be that it...

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  • AS/400 Message Queue Permissions

    Hi! We have more than 20 user profiles in our system. Every one has allocated to a message queue with the user profile name. Now we need to know all the messages across the user profiles. But users can able to delete the messages of their own. So how can I monitor all the messages in those queue...

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  • AS/400: Joining multiple files and getting multiple duplicates

    I am a novice AS/400 user and have been thrown into the lions den. I need to pull info from 4 files that have at least 1 common field. Regardless of using 1 or multiple tests I get a lot of duplicates. There has to be a way to not get them. Our former and now deceased AS/400 guru did queries all of...

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  • Single record selection out of multiple records by using CPYF command

    In my physical file i have multiple records with same data. Now i want to use the CPYF command to copy only single record which was last updated in the file. I searched all the options in CPYF command but i didn't get anything related to it. Please advice on this. I am using this procedure in CL...

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  • Batch Job doesn’t appear in OUTQ after successful completion

    Hi,If my batch job completes successfully OS/400 V7R1, I couldn't see it in OUTQ and I am not able to see log. But If job goes to MSGW and ends abnormally, it appears in OUTQ. Please let me know where do I set the property to have this for successful completion jobs?ThanksSimha

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  • Hosting one AS/400 IP address to internet

    We are planning to host one AS/400 server to internet. Hence we created a network device and connected our DMZ server to AS/400. We assigned the internet IP address. Using intranet IP, we created the private digital certificate for the system and export to the desktop. I have a copy of the...

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  • Field search in AS/400 physical files

    In my product, if I have around 1000 physical files, I want to know the number of files and their names that are having a particular field. Is there any command in AS/400 to do this or do I just need to write a program to accomplish my idea? If I need to write a program, please suggest the idea of...

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  • Rumba AS/400 – limited library storage

    Hi! I'm very new to AS/400 Rumba. Working in a logistic group, we've got a shared library of products weight between two production site. We are limited to 8000 product weight for the two sites, when we try to write a new product weight, it erases an old one. This causes a checking issue. How could...

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  • AS/400 error MCH4429 – automatic storage overflow

    We have an iSeries 9406-525 V5R4. We have a job that runs in the evening submitted by ROBOT. It loops back and forth between 2 clp's. It builds small files, encasing the files, and emailing them to our branches, and then back to do the next file. Max number of files could be a couple of hundred. A...

    Brenger170 pointsBadges:
  • Spool file analysis: Calculate disk space

    Is there a way to Calculate the disk space I would get back if I use the TAATOOL cmd DLTOLDSPLF? I need to find the difference between using 90 days vs. 120 days in the command. I currently have one system that has the following information for spool files: 11/02/07 14:26:54 Display Spool Size -...

    Bruce Regis20 pointsBadges:
  • System i v6.1 FTP

    I've been receiving data since 2003 with FTP that runs from a CL program. Recently upgraded to a new machine with V6R1 OS/400. Began getting EPSV error message. Added 'SENDEPSV 0' after the 'USER' line. This got rid of the EPSV error message but now get: 227 Entering Passive Mode...

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  • Excel Spreadsheet to i5 Physical File

    What's the best way to upload an Excel Spreadsheet to the i5? I've been trying to use XLPARSE2 but have experienced a lot of problems with hung up jobs and such. At first, I thought it was authority. But, that's not the case. Currently running V6R1.Thanks, Dave

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  • What’s better for storing images: DB or File system?

    I'm having a hard time figure out what the best option is for my problem. My partner and I have a web application and we're providing between 1 -10 million images. The site will provide images and content for 100-1000 users at a time (hopefully). But due to our budget being low, we're thinking that...

    ITKE342,195 pointsBadges:
  • Newly expired tapes aren’t being cleaned using BRMS

    Hi, we are having some problems with the behavior of our backup process, since its using the latest / newly expired tapes instead of those which are expired long ago. As a result, the newly expired tapes doesnt get cleaned (STRMNTBRM) since it already has new files in it, together with the older...

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  • Why does my AS/400 macro lag?

    I have set up my own macros at work so I can just press one button to run the command... but my issues is it lags and sometimes locks the program up and causes it to quit... Is there a way to keep this from happening? Could a cheap keyboard cause it to lag?

    cadremergirl15 pointsBadges:
  • Zebra ZM400 network configuration

    How do change the printers name and IP address from the printers LCD?

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  • Folder Permissions for Staff with New PC

    Active staff has required permissions to IFS folder (QDLS>CLMELE) and has entry in WRKDIRE (been using on different pc for years), however, when moving to new pc, cannot copy file from the folder to her pc desktop. What am I not doing correctly?

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  • AS/400: Adding a F4 prompt to 2 subfiles over/under

    I am modifying a 2 subfile screen, one subfile over the other. The TOP subfile is using the EXFMT statement while the BOTTOM subfile is a WRITE statement. I need to add an F4 prompt to the BOTTOM subfile using the customer number that was keyed into the TOP subfile to search with. When I key in the...

    UARTJ105 pointsBadges:
  • All authorizations not restoring via RSTLIB in AS/400

    My company is moving from a V5R1 system to a new V7R1 system. Operations is using the SAVLIB command with ALWOBJFIF *YES to restore some individual libraries, but not all authorities from authorizations lists are being applied. Now, just restoring individual libraries over existing ones for testing...

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  • Running display program using macro and input from spreadsheet

    Is there a way to create a macro (either from the iSeries or Excel) to copy/paste data from a spreadsheet into an iSeries screen and then invoke keystokes to perform an action within the interactive program?

    KevinCmyrgroup15 pointsBadges:

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