Can Client Access Express transfer an XML file to an iSeries physical file? We received CA Express V5R1 recently,
but we are on OS/400 V4R5.
I don't need the tags. I just need the XML values mapped to the different fields in the physical file similar to how a comma separated file can be transferred to a physical file.
The DB2 UDB for iSeries Extenders LPP (new in V5R1) has a component called XML Extenders that can extract the data from an XML file and insert it into a physical file. You would FTP the file to the iSeries system, set up your mappings between XML tags and field names, then use the XML Extender functions and procedures to load your XML data into an iSeries physical file.
You can find some online education and a downloadable lab at this iSeries Developers Web site.
MORE INFORMATION ON THIS TOPIC
Search400.com's targeted search engine: Get relevant information on DB2/400.
The Best Web Links: tips, tutorials and more.
Check out this online event, Getting the Most out of SQL & DB2 UDB for the iSeries.Kent Milligan, DB2 UDB for iSeries Technology Team PartnerWorld for Developers, iSeries firstname.lastname@example.org -- www.iseries.ibm.com/db2
Dig deeper on iSeries SQL commands and statements
Related Q&A from Kent Milligan
To solve the SQL error -321 on IBM i6.1, use the new values statement to overcome the error. If you are using an older release, declare a cursor ...continue reading
When working with DB2 files with columns that have both short and long names, there is no option choose which column names are returned via ODBC ...continue reading
When developing tables in a parent-child relationship, use a primary key and a foreign key along with a unique ID to make your database easier to ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.