• COBOL SUBROUTINES : FINDING OUT THE NAME OF THE CALLING PROGRAM.

    Within COBOL, at execution time within a sub program, is there a way of knowing the name of the calling program ? Thanking you.

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  • Executing a Batch Cobol program which calls a CICS program with “EXEC CICS” commands in it

    Given that you synchonize the Communication Area between the Batch and CICS program, can you execute a Batch Program in Batch mode if a called CICS program has commands like the following in it ? EXEC CICS INQUIRE SYSTEM OPSYS(WS-OPSYS) END-EXEC

    CharEd5 pointsBadges:
  • E-mailing from COBOL batch/online program

    I have used smtpnote in jcl & clist to send email but I need a way to do in a cobol program so I can control the number of emails sent. A sample would be great! Thanks

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  • COBOL and .NET web services call?

    Can a batch cobol program call a .Net web services? Our current operation system is z/os 1.7. To call a Web services from a batch program, does it need any special software?

    JimmyIT1,725 pointsBadges:
  • DDS or SQL

    We have an existing COBOL application using files defined in DDS format. We are considering to move from DDS to DDL for future development. What is the best strategy to take this approach?

    Uiiuo50 pointsBadges:
  • calling a C function in COBOL ILE

    In RPGLE I can call a C function like this: D sin PR extproc('sin') D parm F value C Eval mySine = sin( deg ) How do I do this in COBOL? Any examples? Thank you.

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  • COBOL data appearing out of order in database

    Hi....Would you know what could be the cause of data appearing in an IMS database out of order? Access type is HIDAM, rules=(,H). The segment that is out of sort order is a child, there are 4 occurrences, and it should be sorted by effective date. Here is an example of the database in data vantage....

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  • COBOL I-O-FEEDBACK area

    I'm trying to find the breakdown of the I-O-FEEDBACK structure used in COBOL/400, what information is at what offset. One might think that should be an easy piece of info to obtain, but I've just spent 2 hours at IBM sites and in IBM manuals on the web, and every manual that mentions the structure...

    Unknowingone195 pointsBadges:
  • can we call DC BATCH program from a BATCH program

    Can we call a cobol with IDMS statements DC BATCH program from a cobol with IDMS statements BATCH program . if we can not call then please provide the reason for that .

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  • ILE RPG call to ILE COBOL passing large array

    Our RPG program calls the COBOL program with a large linkage made up of an external file record format occurring 999 times. The COBOL program loads 121 of the occurrences with data. The RPG program, however, appears to start processing with the following occurrence 122 even though the COUNT index...

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  • Converting S/36 COBOL programs on AS/400 to ILE COBOL

    Can anyone give me some tips/information and/or names of third parties with conversion software to automate this process? Thank you...

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  • Generated code differences in COBOL

    Why would cause a difference in generated code for IF FIELDA > 0 GO TO A-EXIT.? FIELDA is defined as PIC 9(8). if compiled in Endevor the generated code is L 5,412(0,9) MVC 720(8,13),4012(5) OI 727(13),X'F0' CLC 720(8,13),21(12) BC 13,3812(0,11) and it compares to 'F0F0F0F0F0F0F0F0' compiled...

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  • Working Storage – Reusability

    Hello, here is the question... I want to create a sub-module (cobol DB2) that will be called at initialization time by the load driver (either TP ou Batch). That sub-module will load technical information in its working-storage after accessing DB2 tables. That module will be called dynamically...

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  • Special characters

    I've got a situation where the users are entering characters into fields on the screen that I do not want them to enter. In COBOL, I can check these fields for alphabetic and numeric but I am under the impresion that this would not allow certain special characters that I do want to allow. Is there...

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  • Need help in sloving some JOB Abends

    Hi All, I am new to the mainframe application development environment.Can anyone help me how to solve JCL Abends like say SOC7,SOC4. regards, Aravind

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  • AS400 COBOL regarding multiple logical files with external keys and same format.

    AS/400 COBOL: Trying to read one logical path to process a certain set of transactions and under certain circumstances read another logical path over the same physical file to retrieve supplemental data. Getting stuck on compiler error "LBL1463'(data-item) previously defined in program, use cannot...

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  • Mainframe Testing Tools

    My shop is currently looking for testing packages for batch (mostly cobol, some assembler) applications as well as our online CICS applications. We are z/OS shop using IMS and a very limited amount of DB2. We are looking at CA-InterTest, Xpediter, and SmartTest. In addition to the usual testing and...

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  • Library management system

    i need a free library management system running on window or linux that can keep track of who has what cd/books any one help plse

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  • Invoking stored procedures returning result set from COBOL/RPG pgm

    I am currently trying to invoke an SQL procedure (Language SQL) that returns a result set (open cursor)from within a COBOL or RPG program, all residing on an AS/400. However, I cannot find the command that will associate the result set with any mnemonic that I can issue FETCH/CLOSE commands...

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  • Retrieval Locks in IDMS-COBOL

    Hi, I need some info on how to reduce the number of shared locks placed by my IDMS-COBOL batch program (running in retrieval mode on MVS). I had a look at the compiler options to find out if an option can be set at compiler level for batch programs but could not find any. The batch program is...

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