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RESTORE SAVFS TO A 400 LIBRARY | by John Brandt
We use a third-party software that FTPs SAVFS to our IFS. Is there a way to restore the SAVFS to a 400 library straight from the IFS?
AUTOMATICALLY RGZPFM ALL PHYSICAL FILES | by Tim Granatir
Can I use PWRDWNSYS RESTART(*YES *FULL) to automatically RGZPFM all physical files? I would like to perform the RGZFPM on all files. I'm a little concerned with the amount of time it will take to execute this command.
RPG TRIGGER EXAMPLES | by John Brandt
Could you please show me some examples of triggers using RPG 400 or RPG IV?
RUNNING A BACKUP IN A RESTRICTED STATE | by Tim Granatir
I'm attempting to execute a weekly unattended backup CL program on system B from a CL program that resides on system A. The procedure works with SBMRMTCMD, but I wonder if this command will allow me to be in a restricted state on system B when I attempt to execute it. Do you know?
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This was first published in November 2003