IBM AS400 Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

difference between CHAIN and READE?

HCL,

8 43428

Hello friends, i am new to AS/400. Can any one help me in AS/400 i meant say can you send me some FAQS and interview questions.

HanceInc, IBM,

7 16839

What is the benefit of using Externally Described files over Internally Described?

IBM, Patni,

19 35729

What is the difference between a Physical File & a Logical?

Accenture, ACS, IBM,

28 102814

What is SDA used for?

7 13385

What are Triggers?

Ordain Solutions, Seabus Solutions,

14 26231

Where would you use Override Data Base File?

4 15662

What controls which printer a report goes to?

Wipro,

4 11792

What are the values of NUM1 and NUM2 after executing the following code? CLONO1NO2NO3 Factorl÷÷+OpcdeFactor2+÷+ResultLenDHHiLoEq C MOVE *LOVAL NUM1 50 C MOVE *J-fIVAL NtJM2 52

Fiserv, IBM,

2 11143

1. Which Built-In-Function will you use to achieve the following functionality? CLONO1NO2NO3 Factorl÷÷+OpcdeFactor2++÷ResultLenDHHiLoEq C QTY IFLT *ZERO C QTY MULT -1 QTY C ENDIF a) %ABS b) %TRIM c) %TRIMS d) %UNS

IBM,

3 10707

What is the significance of UDATE?

IBM,

5 20870

A particular job executing on the iS is not behaving as expected and is operating in an environment in which it can be debugged. What commands would you use to debug and observe the program?

IBM,

2 13356

What is the compilation option that has to he specified while compiling an RPC program which uses a file having date data type field?

HSBC, IBM,

3 14756

2. Which of the following statement(s) explains the difference(s) between the /INCLUDE and ICOPY directives? a.) No difference, they function the same b.) ACOPY cannot be used as a conditional directive c.) IINCLUDE files cannot contain embedded SQL d.) Nesting /TNCLUDE directives is not allowed

IBM,

2 9567

3. Given the DOS Specification below and the following information: • Indicator 50 is off • No records have been written to the subfile What will be the result if the EXFMT operation code is performed on the record format CTLR? A R SUBFL A DESCRIP 101 6 1ODSPATR(UL) A DFT(’NOT FOUND’) A R CTLR SFLCTL(SUBFL) A N50 SFLDSP A SFLDSPCTL A SFLINZ A 67 SFIJEND A SFLSIZ(13) A SFLPAG(12) A ACCOUNTNO 100 S 10 a.) Only AccountNo will display b.) SUBFL will be initialized with 13 blank records c.) An I/O exception error will occur d.) The screen will display 12 records with ‘NOT FOUND’

IBM,

4 10856


Un-Answered Questions { IBM AS400 }

what is the maximum number of record formats in dspf?

1016


What is the purpose of the chain and setll and setgt?

613


what is a rpg?

715


What are the different types of model available in coolplex

1463


what would be the effect on the field where reverse image, underline and highlight display attributes were active?

956






What is a continuation triple?

54


difference between sflrcdnbr and sflnxtchg?

719


how you will find an error which is not in the first page of the subfile without using rolldown key?

578


give three main purposes of file specification ?

1014


Service Program : S1 Modules in S1 : M1 M1 having two procedures : ADD, SUB Current Binder Language STRPGMEXP PGMLVL(*CURRENT) EXPORT SYMBOL("ADD") EXPORT SYMBOL("SUB") ENDPGMEXP Doubt: I need to add one new Module to the Service Program M2 having one procedure ‘MULT’ How to add this new module to the service program S1 ? If I need to recreate the service program again, Do I need to mention the Module M1 again while recreating along with new Module M2? There is no Binding Directory. Binder language structure will be like this STRPGMEXP PGMLVL(*CURRENT) EXPORT SYMBOL("ADD") EXPORT SYMBOL("SUB") EXPORT SYMBOL("MULT") ENDPGMEXP STRPGMEXP PGMLVL(*PREVIOUS) EXPORT SYMBOL("ADD") EXPORT SYMBOL("SUB") ENDPGMEXP

1943


what is the maximum number of fields under a record format of physical file?

1034


in conjunction with what other keyword must ovrdta and ovrata be used?

941


what are dds required for subfile?

601


How can we read file using curser? how to define a curser?

842


how do I play {insert rpg system here}?

599