• 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.

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  • Need help using RUNRMTCMD

    Greg is experimenting with the RUNRMTCMD on the AS/400 from a command line. He writes, "Can I run a VRPG exe on my local PC from the AS/400? If so, how? I keep getting a message CPE3447 'A remote host did not respond within the timeout period'. First, where can I get my local PC name? Second, how...

    MichelleDavidson435 pointsBadges:
  • Triggers and commitment control

    We are having problems finding a way to get trigger programs included in the needed commitment control boundary. The process starts with a JDBC connection to the 400, and via Java executing processes (SQL) that make changes to the DB files. The files are triggered, and any of the files the trigger...

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  • Automatic email notifications from iSeries

    Nagi needs to write a code on his iSeries 870 to send a notifications to his e-mail, such as server rebooting, jobs not started or need reply, etc. He's a Windows guy, and doesn't know where to start. Can someone help him with the code and possibly send him steps on how to write it and where and...

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  • Variable length fields in RPG IV

    Ed is wondering, "If you don't yet use free-format RPG, is there a way to utilize variable length fields in RPG IV?" What do you think? Is it possible? -- Michelle Davidson, editor, Search400.com

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  • What is signature checking?

    Nirmala is trying to figure out what signature checking is and when to use it. Can you offer some advice? -- Michelle Davidson, editor, Search400.com

    MichelleDavidson435 pointsBadges:
  • How to convert characters to numeric in CSV file?

    Roy wrote the editors of Search400.com recently, looking for help with a CSV file. He said: "I'm using CRTCSVF to create a csv file. My problem is that my customer number is alphanumeric, but they want it to be numeric (without the quotes) in the CSV file and with the leading zeros intact. "Is...

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  • rpg

    I have five indexed files in rpg prog. Can I decleared common key field parameters for all five files? Is it possible in cobol ? If not how will solve this querry in cobol ? Explain with an ex.

    Mahesh115 pointsBadges:
  • Trigers

    Can anyone give me an example of using a trigger when a record is inserted into a file? I am using RPGLE.

    Hex29a0 pointsBadges:
  • Problems with Stored Procedures

    Hi, I have written a stored procedure in SQLRPGLE. I used option 15 to create a module, then CREATE PROCEDURE to define it. When I go into SQL to call it, it says External program SVLBR in V64BPCSUSR not found. This is where my module & stored procedure is located. Any ideas on what I missed?...

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  • CHGPF command

    I am starting a project where I have to expand a field within a file and also add another field to the end of the same file. My question is this: I've never used the CHGPF command to change the file in the following situation. I've heard that you can use this command to create the new object and at...

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  • Use of %Lookup BIF in Free form RPG – V5R3?

    Hi, I am having a problem when I try to use the %Lookup BIf in free form RPG. It doesn't seem to be functioning as it is supposed to. Is there something that I am missing (like PTFs) or is there a workaround to this problem if it is a previously known issue? Thanks for your help!!

    Adityavarma0 pointsBadges:
  • RPG vs Java vs Others

    Hi, With the possibilities of using all sorts of C and Java type functions now available in RPG and bearing in mind that (in my experience) Java is difficult to tune to perform reasonably on the i-Series is there any benefit for an RPG programmer to learn Java? Or would some other language be a...

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  • I/O operation was applied to closed file error on AS400

    I've got a program that outputs to two reports, a summary and a detail. Both printfiles are using the keyword usropn. I open the files at the begining of the program and I close them at the end. The files close after the totals are printed, the totals are only printed when LR is turned on. LR is...

    Lemonjello100 pointsBadges:
  • 6.1 OS

    Will RPG IV programs generated using the increase field sizes in 6.1 be able to run on previous versions (i.e. V5R4)?

    Dcarney115 pointsBadges:
  • Need help transfering iSeries DB2 file to PGP Windows program

    Augusto needs your help. He writes: "I have an RPG ILE program that creates a file in my iSeries. The CL I am running controls that the file is ready to FTP to another location. To do this I have to transfer the file to a PC/Windows environment and then use a Windows-based PGP encryption program,...

    MichelleDavidson435 pointsBadges:
  • Possible to prevent program from being called if other program is active?

    Ray has two CL programs: PgmA and PgmB. He doesn't want users to call PgmB at a command line if PgmA is active and vice versa. Is there a way to handle this in a CL? Getting rid of the command line is not an option. Let Ray know if you have any suggestions. Michelle Davidson Editor Search400.com...

    MichelleDavidson435 pointsBadges:
  • Binding Directory Signatures

    I've been researching implementing ILE RPG in our office versus OPM style coding. I've read through the ILE RPG Reference as well as the Concepts and Programmer's Guides. I now have *SRVPGMs moderately well figured out and I've defined Binding Directories for compiling my *SRVPGMS. I discovered the...

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  • program updates

    Hi everyone! I need to modify an RPG program that is called from a menu (a *MENU object). If I modify this program, do I need to recompile my menu?

    MelissaG20 pointsBadges:
  • how to read records from Externally Described file into data structure

    FAAAL21 UF A E K DISK F RENAME(REC:arec) D jkdata E DS extname(aaal21) c read arec jkdata after compiling, the error message is : RNF7701 20 The data structure is not allowed for the operation according to the book <ILE RPG Reference?SC09-2508-4?>, the above operation should be allowed. I...

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