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  • Run command on a PC

    One member writes, "I want to start a .Wav file from my iSeries. It works with the STRPCCMD but the length of the parameter is limited to 123, which is too small. Are there any alternatives?" PC/Windows connectivity expert Shahar Mor ...  Continue Reading

  • What is a Decimal Data Error?

    One member writes, "Can you please tell me what a Decimal Data error is, and what is the scenario in which it is received?"'s application development expert John Blenkinsop explains.  Continue Reading

  • Working with the SAVSYS command

    We have an old model F35 AS/400. I have been advised to do a SAVSYS. Do I need to shut down the sub-systems prior to doing save system?  Continue Reading

  • Command to manage longer addresses

    One user wirtes, "I am working with an iSeries application that uses the commands: strpccmd/strpco to redirect the user to a Web page on a local server. I would like the application to redirect to a different Web page but the address is too long ...  Continue Reading

  • CPF3291 error on a rstlib command

    On a rstlib command (from a sav lib created tape) I get a CPF3291 error when the restore is to a second library (development restore of production data). All of the data and logical files are contained in the same directory, though the logicals ...  Continue Reading

  • Who signed on to the production system?

    One member writes, "I want to know who signs on to our production system during non-supported hours and report on this (for SOX reasons).Simply manually scanning through the History log is not enough any longer. How can I automate this...  Continue Reading