Find out if the user is signed on using AS/400 Operational

The easy way to see if a user is signed on (using AS/400 Operational Assistant).

Press (ESC) or type "GO ASSIST" and then select option 10 (Manage your system, users, and devices), then select option 12 (Work with signed-on users).

Below is an example of what you will get. Notice the very useful options above and below the user list and in particular option (F13), which allows you to sequence by Display Station or User. The field "User Description" can be displayed instead of "Activity" by pressing (F11) and selecting the advanced assistance level.

     Work with Signed-On Users

Find user  . . . . . . . . . . . . .                Starting characters


Type options below, then press Enter.

  3=Send message   4=Sign off   5=Display details   7=Display message


                 Display                        User
Opt  User        Station     Activity           Description

 _   ABALLY      CVYW0166S1  BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Bally
 _   ABLEIKOLM   PRIW0338S1  BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Bleikolm
 _   AGLASSEY    PRIW0042S1  BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Glassey
 _   APERCHAUD   CVYW0023S1                     BPCSU-A0-Perchaud
 _   ASESA       CVYW0002    BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Sesa
 _   ASESA       CVYW0002S1                     BPCSU-A0-Sesa
 _   ASSISTECH   PRIW0189    BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Profil Standard
Assistace Technique                              
 _   ASSISTECH   PRIW0426    BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Profil Standard
Assistace Technique                              
 _   ASSISTECH   PRIW0428S1  BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Profil Standard
Assistace Technique                              
 _   ASTRUMMIEL  CVYW0067S1  BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Strummiello
 _   ASYRBE      PRIW0446    BPCSMENU program   BPCSU-A0-Syrbe
F1=Help   F3=Exit   F5=Refresh       F10=Send message to all

F11=Display additional information   F13=Sort list   F24=More keys 


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This was first published in October 2001

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