How to convert result file to physical file? Software/Hardware used: As Asked : September 10, AM Last updated: October 25, PM. Any questions relating more to a PC type environment. This could be PC, Servers (both LINUX and WINDOWS). Convert your spool files to PDF just using functionality available in the IBM i operating system. No third part tools, just native functionality.
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Job name name Specify the name of the job that created the spooled file. The trick is not in making the PDF out of the spool file, but in placing iserie resulting PDF in a network directory after the creation Do you know what I need to do to make these available on the command?
In this example I will save it to the document test. User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job is run.
Converting a spooled file to PDF
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This option may be useful for microfiche production. Use this value when the job system name parameter or the spooled file create date and time parameter is to take precedence over the spooled file number when selecting a spooled file. Sreedhar iSeries follower March 26, at 7: All these posts are developed and tested on servers running IBM i 7.
As I have used the asterisk after the folder name the command displays all of the files in the folder:. If no current library entry exists in the library list, QGPL is used.
Moti April 1, at 8: Specifies the name of the system where the job that created the spooled file JOB parameter ran. If this member does not exist, a member is created and the izeries continues.
I have times when a user will request that a report be emailed to them, rather than printed and sent to them via the inter company mail. Simon Hutchinson November 13, at 1: If this file does not exist at the time of the copy, the copy will fail.
Simon Hutchinson April 8, at 4: I have checked and we have all ptf’s installed.
Job name JOB Specifies the job that created the spooled file whose data records are to be copied. The only valid values for this parameter are 1 through Creation date date Specify the date the spooled file was created. Just now reading this thread The range of valid line numbers is 1 through This value is not allowed for spooled files which exist on primary or secondary auxiliary storage pools.
Newer Post Older Post Home. I cannot put my hand on my heart and say for sure as the servers I have access to only have the US-English character set.
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Need to incorporate along with traditional spool files. I rely on viewing the list of licensed programs to see if it is there. Ben Leon March 26, at 9: Moti March 27, at 9: Anonymous August 3, at 7: The function requires that product TS1 option 01 be available to use.
The method I am going to describe can only be used IBM i servers with either version 6. I have received several communications informing me that you can use the Operation Navigator to convert a spool file to a PDF file.
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Scroll through the list of programs to find the following this is from a 7. Markus During June 8, at 3: The 4-byte print control code is created. This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, and spooled file number parameter requirements have been met. In my second example I am copying concert existing spool file to my folder as a PDF file: The above post was to describe how to create a PDF file from a spool file without human intervention, for example: KJB March 27, at Creation date Date Element 2: The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old records have been cleared.
I am not so sure that would work in most scenarios I use this for as they are batch jobs that run as part of the night run.