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Enrolling a user profile in the i5/OS system distribution directory

I am trying to use the CPYTOPCD command, but I receive this error: User not enrolled in system distribution directory.

I am unable to use folder resources, and I need to maintain a fixed length of record copied to my PC. Can you help?
Several processes on the iSeries require that a user profile be enrolled in the system directory.
To access this directory use the WRKDIRE command. You will be taken to a screen similar to this:

Access to this display requires that your profile have *SECADM Special Authority or just use QSECOFR. Familiarize yourself with what kind of data is stored in each entry by using Option 5 to display an entry already defined and then using the F1 key to view the Field Level Help.

Use Option 1 (Add) to access the ADDDIRE command and then fill in the appropriate data.

Hit enter to save the entry and you should be good to go!

This was first published in January 2009

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