• Move to One Update Program in Cobol

    Been running some test, to try to use one update program to help with recompiles and maintenance.  "UPDATEPRO" in my example is the update program "PROGRAMA" calls "UPDATEPRO" for all I/O.... FILEA and FILEB are Phyical Files.  "PROGRAMA" Program info...  WORKING-STORAGE SECTION.  01...

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  • Problems with DB2 program

    I have a COBOL program that calls a db2 stored proc program. I get corrupted o/p records when reading the input file from CARTRIDGE. The same records, when copied to DASD, come out fine. Same code, JCL, etc. WTH! Is there a parameter that I need to pass to the system with PGM=IKJEFT01 to solve this?

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  • OVRDBF SHARE(*YES)

    When OVRDBF SHARE(*YES) is used on "FILEA" and you have "FILEA" defined in "ProgramA" and "ProgramB". I know that doing a READ, START etc... in either program moves the Pointer for both programs since they share the buffer. But are the FIELD values for "FILEA" the same in both programs? EXAMPLE:...

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  • We have a COBOL application running on power6 , i 570 server with OS as V5R4

    We have a COBOL application running on power6 V5R4, will upgrading OS to V6R1 benefit in terms of performance.

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  • Sending -/+ Number from VB.NET to COBOL

    Is it possible for someone on the VB.NET side to send a -120 to a COBOL program? The COBOL program LINKAGE SECTION is WS-AMOUNT PIC S9(3). The only way I got it to work is having the VB.NET person to send "12}" in char field. Just figured there was a way they could send like they normally would...

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  • Mainframe to AS/400

    Are there conversion tool to move Mainframe cobol, JCL, CICSS, Data to AS/400? Thanks!

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  • Execute trigger only on update of selected fields

    We have created some trigger programs in COBOL that should be executed only if certain fields change. When creating a SQL-After trigger and -program on a file I can specify that the trigger should run only when specified fields are updated by using: AFTER UPDATE OF {fields} ON {file}. Unfotunately...

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  • Copy Spooled File to a Source Physical File Member

    How do I copy a spooled file listing into a member of a source physical file? I accidentally deleted the source member, but have a spooled copy taken via option 6.  I would like to convert the spooled file back into the deleted member.

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  • Example of Cobol call to an SQL stored procedure

    I am new to the iSeries and need to know how to use a Cobol program to call an SQL stored procedure. Someone has already created the stored procedure for me, but I am not sure how to call stored procedures in Cobol on the iSeries. The passed data looks like: FIND_CLIENT ( IN LastName CHAR(35), IN...

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  • EBCDIC Database File Problem

    My company received a file supposedly in EBCDIC format. We copied it to the shared network drive and attempted to FTP it several different times using several different types. The file transferred but when displaying it the records were all variable length and appears to have CR or EOL special...

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  • CL Report priniting

    I created a 4 pages report. When I print all the 4 pages prints in 2 papers. Its not prining in 4 pages

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  • Count unique characters in field in batch Cobol

    Please adwise how to count number of unique characters (any character can be)  in batch cobol. Thanks

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  • COBOL reverse engineering tool

    I am looking for something like below, good is all available in on software. different software for each mentioned below will also be good enough. it should run on W2k platform. 1. provide the functionality for cleaning cobol code 2. Program execution flow in graphical (optional, export to Visio)...

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  • Pass Ticket with CA-ACF2

    From Cobol in CICS TS 4.1, can you use the VERIFY command to validate a temporary Pass Ticket instead of a permanent ACF2 password? If not, how do you validate a  temporary Pass Ticket?

    VinUnderwood5 pointsBadges:
  • Calling C ILE Procedure from COBOL 400 Program

    I cannot get the parameters correct on this. I created a module for both the C and the COBOL, then used CRTPGM. My COBOL has WS-FIRST-COBOL-NUM PIC S9(2), WS-SECOND-COBOL-NUM PIC S9(2), WS-NUM-TOTAL-COBOL PIC S9(3) defined in WORKING-STORAGE.                Then I use those for my...

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  • OPM COBOL Calling ILE Program – Passing Parameters

    I have created two modules. One with the CRTCBLMOD. This is *MODULE type named TESTCBLLE. The other one, using the CRTCMOD, I created *MODULE type named TESTCILE. Then I used the CRTPGM to create the single program TESTING with the *PGM type and the attribute *CBLLE. When I did the CRTPGM command,...

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  • Field level validation in AS/400 iSeries

    Hi,     I want to transfer control to cobol on every field of screen using TAB. How?  

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  • Importing/copying external EBCDIC files to DB2 on iseries

    This seems kind of obvious, but we can't figure it out. Another company has sent us (via email) an EBCDIC file and we want to load it on to our iseries. What's the ticket? We've tried CPYFRMPCD and a couple of other things, but we get conversion errors? Any thoughts out there?

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  • Calling C ILE Program from COBOL 400 ILE Program

    [html xmlns=""> I need help in figuring out how to call a C ILE program from a COBOL 400 ILE program. In my example I would like to pass three parameters from the COBOL program (num1, num2, total) to the C program. In the COBOL program I will hardcode the numbers as, say, 9 for num1 and 8 for num2....

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  • How do you initiate a direct web service call from the AS/400?

    How do you initiate a direct web service call from the AS/400? I am programming in 400/COBOL. I am assuming I need to use COBOL ILE.

    400Programmer185 pointsBadges:

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