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LOG ALL PROGRAMS CALLED DURING A JOB RUN | by John Brandt

Dear John,
Is there a way to find out all the programs that were executed when a job is submitted to run in batch?

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FULL SYSTEM HARDWARE UPGRADE | by Ken Graap

Dear Ken,
I'm doing a full system hardware upgrade, and I'm looking to migrate all of our information from the old system to the new system. We want to retain all of the spool files, but we also need to keep the User, User Data and Job name intact. SNDNETSPLF does not do this. What other options do we have?

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PROMPTING A MENU COMMAND | by John Brandt

Dear John,
I would like to set up the command CHGUSRPRF on a menu with SDA so inexperienced users can help someone who has disabled their user profile. Is there some way I can put the prompt in the command line so it will prompt for the user name?

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STORING LIBRARY OBJECTS | by Ken Graap

Dear Ken,
I want to store all objects available in the library with object name and object type in my own database, but I didn't get any CL command or API to retrieve that information from library. Is there any CL command available for this purpose?

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