• VS COBOL-II (FILES)

    HI, Suppose i have a sequential file containing 1 lakh records. i want that after retreiving every 5000 records a message to be displayed that file is being processed. thank you.

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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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  • C program call to COBOL / DB2

    Can a C program in a mainframe environment call a COBOL program or a DB2 stored procedure. If so is any sample code available.

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  • Migration from OS/390 to Z/OS V1.6 with CSP

    We are migrating from OS/390 v2.10 to Z/OS V1.6 as V1.4 is no longer available.We still keep some old application development environment based on CSP/AD and CSP/AE. Is there any issue other than adopting the new LE library that we need to be aware of?

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  • Name that computer?

    Warning: this may be historic (1970's, PDP-11, etc.) or might be fictional. Don't loose sleep over this (although you might could get some additional insight around 9pm EST;-) And please don't flame me either. Minicomputer, comparable phyiscal size to PDP-11 appears to be two CPU units 3-5 feet...

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  • ZOS SOCKETS API

    Trying to write a batch COBOL socket program to talk to cics sockets. I have the CICS API, I can not find the ZOS the correct manual for the sockets in batch COBOL.

    NHCICS45 pointsBadges:
  • Syncsort options

    Anyone have a list of available sysncsort options/commands.. Can't find my old manual. Thanks, Scott

    P6268080 pointsBadges:
  • 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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  • Kanji conversion in Mainframe

    We send e-mails in Japanese (Kanji) from the Mainframe. When we need to send the e-mail in HTML format, that is easy: you put all the necessary tags, and then for Kanji characters we use HTML-recognized encoding (for example, to get ? character we send "照", and when you open the HTML it...

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  • S/390 Abends trying to define Ethernet adapter on Multiprise 3000.

    I am attempting to configure the LAN adapter on a MP3000 Integrated Server. Using DEVMAP, I define a pair of addresses(even/odd) as E22/E23 and select device type of 3088, and a device driver type 9 (LCS3172). When I attempt to activate, OS/2 dumps, abends, and the whole machine re-boots, runs...

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  • Why do IT projects fail?-2

    Hi, I'm a Computer Engineering at CSU Chico. I'm conducting a research paper on "Why IT Projects Fail". If someone could give me an example of a failed projects, "failed" meaning that it didn't get finished on time, or the final project did not meet the requierments. Also if you could give a quick...

    Dbrazeau10240 pointsBadges:
  • 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...

    Girlnerd0 pointsBadges:
  • cics internet web interface question

    Good day, We are in the process of changing the CICS internet login protocol from basic to form based authentication. This requires placing a token inside the HTML referencing the item '&QUERY_STRING' as defined on page 80 of the CICS Internet Guide. Nothing is mentioned concerning the format of...

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  • CICS transaction paramter for lower case

    Can you please tell me what parameter to set in order to allow a CICS transaction the use of lower-case letters?

    MartyP0 pointsBadges:
  • Secure File Transfer for Mainframe systems

    I would like to transfer files from Unix machine to Mainframe system (using Unix machine as client). The transfer process need to be secure (ie. data sent thro network should be encrypted using 128-bit encryption algorithm). I came to understand that SFTP server is not available for Mainframe...

    Tsdnesh0 pointsBadges:
  • Help needed with sending a mainframe file to users in CSV format

    Hi, My program is creating a delimited flat file on the mainframe. I want to send this file to various users using either IEBGENER or IBMFTP as a CSV file. My problem is that although the file is sent successfully as a .CSV file but when the user opens the CSV file he finds that for some of the...

    DonQuixote0 pointsBadges:
  • Failed SMP/E APPLY

    If I APPLY more than one SYSMOD to SMP/E, and the APPLY fails, due to the fact that there is insufficient space in one of the target libraries, and the compress fails too, causing the entire job to fail, what does SMP/E do to the SYSMODs that were applied before the job failed? For Example: I...

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  • Setup Remote printer in zOS

    We have zOS v1R4 in a z900 mainframe server. I am a newly joined MVS system programmer here in this Datacenter. My requirement is as follows: 1) Currently we use TCP/IP to connect to LPARs in the mainframe 2) There is a remote laser printer in the client place(which is already networked) 3) We...

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  • PDS Unload to Disk File & Download to PC

    I want to create a backup of a mainframe PDS (using IEBCOPY to unload the PDS), and then be able to download the resulting unloaded dataset to PC. The catch is I want to be able to upload the file again to a mainframe and then be able to run IEBCOPY from that uploaded dataset to restore the PDS. I...

    Mhough0 pointsBadges:
  • Time Synchronization via 9037

    If we use a 9037 as the time source to provide the time for the z/OS (or OS/390) system, what will happen to the clock that the zSeries box already has? Is the clocking going to be entirely external and the internal clock is then sort of paralyzed and no longer used, so that when the 9037 clock...

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