March 28


Check OS Version in IBM i, iSeries and AS400

By NickLitten

March 28, 2023

There are a multitude of ways to check the IBM i OS version on your IBM i System (No it is NOT an AS400 or iSERIES machine – Don’t argue. Don’t!)

You can do it from Control Language Programs

You can do it from RPG programs

You can do it from SQL

You can do it from the command line a million different ways

I tend to use command DSPSFWRSC and then press F11:


But if this all sounds too technical — Here is another really simple way to do this – just type:


Obviously this will generate a spool file and this shows the IBM i information at the top of every page:

  • {"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}

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