Jun 21

How to move IFS from *SYSBAS into iASP (Independent ASP)

IBM i

IBMi iASP

By default, the IFS lives in the *SYSBASE ASP. But, we can move the IFS Directories, and all documents therein, to the iASP location easily: Let’s assume your ASP is called ‘my_iasp’ 1) Vary on iASP WRKCFGSTS CFGTYPE(DEV) CFGD(ASP) 2) Create your new directory on the iASP, if it doesn’t already exist CRTDIR DIR(‘/my_iasp/dir_name’) 3) […]

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Jun 10

Getting the Snip

IBM i , Programming

I got the SNIP recently, but that’s whole different story to this very boring technical one… How to assign a keyboard shortcut to the Windows Snipping Tool I’ve been using the windows snipping tool a lot recently — to capture various 5250 screens and document them. I just remembered how to setup the tool against […]

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Apr 04

How to get a list of all files in an IFS folder

IBM i

Talking to a colleague this morning, we were discussing a vendor supplied series of spreadsheets (in CSV format) that his team needed to process. “What’s the best way to read all the spreadsheets in an IFS folder so we can process them?” bald bloke in the office Well, we have a nice simple technique to […]

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