• IP address clarification — different IP addresses for same computer – ipconfig vs. browser

    This question is just for my own education (as opposed to trying to accomplish a particular task).  Can someone explain the difference between the IP address which is displayed by sites, such as: http://www.displayip.net/ - as your computer's IP address  and the information that ipconfig...

    BookMama5 pointsBadges:
  • Data Extaction and Cleansing as/400

    What is the best way to extract and clean data from AS/400 dbase?  We are planning to replace legacy systems with an integrated package that may have a different dbase.  Is there a good product / service?

    Dataextract15 pointsBadges:
  • Simple printing from CL

    Is there a simle way to create a 'plain text' spool file in CL, without using DDS? I am trying to create a spool file in a specific OUTQ (configured as a *WSCSTNONE HPT). I do not need the AS400 to create any control characters, s I know the exact sequence of characters I need to print (Zebra ZPL...

    Wheeler50 pointsBadges:
  • something strange passing parameters…

    hi all, i will explain my problem : i have 2 CLP/400 programs, the first CLP1 who calls the second CLP2 by submitting it, and passing to him 35 parameters, for a total size of 1830 bytes (the largest parm is 256 char long), all parms are char defined. CLP1: PGM CHGVAR &P1 'toto' CHGVAR &P2 'titi'...

    Rodymary25 pointsBadges:
  • system save problem

    During system save with option 21, I receieved a message "Job 035775/Qsecofr/Dsp01 started (date/time) in subsystem qctl i not all subsystems ended" options were g or c. Selecting g only returned the same message after a few minutes. What is the problem and how can I get around it or determine what...

    Clwaid25 pointsBadges:
  • Communication to iSeries

    I get this message alot on my system, it seems to come everytime someone signs on and when my server downloads information to a database using ODBC. Is there a way to stop logging this message? Message . . . . :   User XXXXXXXX from client 192.168.X.XX connected to job   368959/QUSER/QZDASOINIT...

    plaporte55 pointsBadges:
  • DISK SPACE

    ANY TIPS ON CLEANING UP AS400 DISK SPACE.??

    PUCKHANDLER0 pointsBadges:
  • MMAIL

    Hello everyone, I recently downloaded the MMAIL Utility for Windows from http://www-922.ibm.com/mmailh/wmimemenu.htm I believe it installed successfully, but I get the following error for several functions like edit, display or open mime files. Error: "The value specified for one of the parameters...

    Orozcojoe0 pointsBadges:
  • OPNDBF

    This may sound stupid but I have not used OPNDBF command till now. I tried to use it thinking it will perform the same function as opening a database file in a COBOL program. I issued OPNDBF in a CL program and then tried to read records within a COBOL program without opening it in the COBOL...

    Pgsdeb20 pointsBadges:
  • RPGLE Build in function (BIF)

    It is imposable for me to set the length of Variable-Length Field D ServUser S 30A VARYING D IDLenth S 3i 0 C Eval %Len(ServUser) = IDLenth After this statement length of field ServUser still is 30 pos long. In Debug mode I get the message CPF7E2B: Type compatibility error occurred. Thank you for...

    Igor0010 pointsBadges:
  • Possible to transfer ASCII file from IFS to mainframe?

    Steve has a question about transfering an ASCII file from the IFS to a mainframe. He writes, "I'm being told that I can't transfer an ASCII file from AS/400 IFS to our mainframe. It transfers OK using Connect:Direct, but the file is unreadable. I can quite happily read the file on the IFS from my...

    MichelleDavidson485 pointsBadges:
  • What are these false hardware errors?

    Pat ran into this problem when applying PTFs. He writes, "We are running V5R2. When applying the CUMs, I always do the HIPER and DATABASE PTFs before I do the CUM. I IPL between the two groups. During my last two CUM applies, I got false hardware errors that halted the IPL. The first time I got the...

    MichelleDavidson485 pointsBadges:
  • How to restore files to a different library

    Recently this user wrote the editors at Search400.com with this question: "I'm trying to restore files (which are currently journeyed) to a different library, but I don't want them to be journaled, as I'm just using them for testing. Once I've restored them, I have to stop the journalling for each...

    MichelleDavidson485 pointsBadges:
  • Download Spool file to Excel Format

    Hi Guys, Do you have any idea how to download the Spool Files(WRKSPLF with PRTF) to Microsoft Excel?   Thanks Mickey

    SoulReaper20 pointsBadges:
  • Access LDA for job waiting on a JOBQ

    Is there a way to access the LDA for a job that is waiting in the JOBQ? I want to write a program to monitor jobs in a JOBQ and move them to other JOBQs based on information that is in the LDA.

    DaveMi0 pointsBadges:
  • tape backup and system save

    My recent attempt to run a system save with "Go Save" and option 21 did nothing after about an hour the system unlocked and I had to IPL to allow other users to access the server. Could this be a problem of using a tape that was not initialized?. If so what is a command to initialize a tape? We...

    Clwaid25 pointsBadges:
  • how to find out jbcpu of individual object or users

    i want to take a report for the usage of each project and each user in the server. so please help me to take the report.

    Velans0 pointsBadges:
  • ODBC Request from iSeries to Excel

    I am trying to use an ODBC DSN I have created, that uses the iSeries Access for Windows Driver, to download data from a file in QUSRSYS, to Excel. I have to download from QUSRSYS because the file is IBM supplied. Note: QUSRSYS appears in QSYSLIBL system value. The problem I have is that unless I...

    PaulThomas0 pointsBadges:
  • Validity Checking Program – RSTLIB

    I'm trying to write a vality checking program for RSTLIB. Having problems identifying and declaring all of the parameters for the RSTLIB command. I have read somewhere there are hidden parameters that complicate the process. Has anyone ever done this or can someone point me in a direction for...

    S510lka0 pointsBadges:
  • Stream Files (STMF)

    We have three Stream files that I need to copy into standard ISeries database files used in our ERP system. I found the 'CPYFRMSTMF' command, but this cmd seems to allow copies only to other Stream type files with directories.(QSYS.LIB) Does anyone know how to copy a stream file into an actual...

    Jallison0 pointsBadges:

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