Tip

Programmatically retrieve system version & release

One of the ways to retrieve the OS/400 version, release & modification level is shown below:

The CL Program retrieves the OS/400 version & release. The Front end CMD may be used, if needed.

Use either "CALL DSPSYSLVLC" or the command "DSPSYSLVL" as required.


 
		
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Pgm Name: DSPSYSLVLC (Type-CLP)
Purpose : C.P.P For Cmd-DSPSYSLVL
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Pgm

Dcl &SYSLVL  *Char  9

RtvObjD QSYS/QCMD *PGM SYSLVL(&SYSLVL)
                           
SndPgmMsg  MSG('System Level ... ' *CAT &SYSLVL)  MsgType(*COMP)

EndPgm

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Cmd Name: DSPSYSLVL (Type-CMD)
Purpose : Command To Retrieve System Lvl
          (Corr. C.P.P is DSPSYSLVLC) 
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CMD  Prompt('Display System Level')

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This was first published in September 2001

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