IBM AS400 Interview Questions
Questions Answers Views Company eMail

difference between CHAIN and READE?

HCL,

8 30480

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.

IBM, HanceInc,

7 11039

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

IBM, Patni,

19 22262




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

Accenture, IBM, ACS,

28 82426

What is SDA used for?

7 7727

What are Triggers?

Ordain Solutions, Seabus Solutions,

14 16902

Where would you use Override Data Base File?

4 10186

What controls which printer a report goes to?

Wipro,

4 7025

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

IBM, Fiserv,

2 6178

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 6171

What is the significance of UDATE?

IBM,

5 12326

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 7784

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 9097

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 5828

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 6812







Un-Answered Questions { IBM AS400 }

why icetool be used in programmer view?

1397


How to create a link between multiple maps in a mapset? How to make use of Transid in this case?

1685


How to add 99 menu (page down) option in menu creation..

1130


How to create a login screen using a command instead of display file.... intention is to get a password field on a command..... how do you achieve this...

403


if there is a module object , how to find the program object for this module object.Assume the module object name and program object name is not same.

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I have created a command that display Source file and library. Now i want that when i enter library name and press f4 on Source file, pgm should display all the PF- SRC's in that Library. For F4 option i have used Choice program but since only limited paramters are passed in Choice pgm i am not able to paas library name and further can't call a pgm that will display list of Source files. Below is the Code snippet for CMD type object :- CMD PROMPT('Source Scan for HUB Standard') PARM KWD(SOURCE) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN(1) RSTD(*YES) + VALUES(N A) MIN(1) + CHOICE('N,A') PARM KWD(SRCFILE) TYPE(FILE) RSTD(*NO) + PROMPT('SOURCE FILE') FILE: QUAL TYPE(*NAME) LEN(10) RSTD(*NO) EXPR (*YES) + CHOICE(*PGM) + CHOICEPGM (XXXXXLIB/YYYPGM) QUAL TYPE(*NAME) LEN(10) DFT(*LIBL) + SPCVAL((*LIBL)) EXPR(*YES) PROMPT ('Library') Below is the Choice pgm:- PGM PARM(&PARM1 &PARM2) DCL VAR(&PARM1) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN (21) DCL VAR(&PARM2) TYPE(*CHAR) LEN (2000) IF COND(%SST(&PARM1 1 10) = 'CHOICE ' *AND + %SST(&PARM1 11 10) = 'SRCFILE ' *AND + (%SST(&PARM1 21 1) = 'C' *OR %SST (&PARM1 + 21 1) = 'P')) THEN (DO) /* (%SST(&PARM1 21 1) = 'C' *OR %SST (&PARM1 + */ CHGVAR VAR(&PARM2) VALUE('Name, F4 for List') ENDDO IF COND(%SST(&PARM1 1 10) = 'CHOICE ' *AND + %SST(&PARM1 11 10) = 'SRCFILE ' *AND + %SST(&PARM1 21 1) = 'P') THEN (DO) CHGVAR VAR(&PARM2) VALUE('Name, F4 for List') CALL PGM(GTSQL) PARM ('XXXXLIB') return ENDDO Thanks in Advance for looking into.

2066


can any one help in hawkeye and turnover or any change management system plzzzzz or send the documents to my mail id :gvsp.as4@gmail.com

1106


Hi,Please give me the the answer for these quesitons? 1.what is IFS and ICF and RAPE amd DISKET fils? explain with example please? 2.What is the difference between POST AND SPACE OPCODES? 3.Can anybody tell me default printerfile command and object type?

1219


Suppose we have one database file and it is used by 5 programs and in 3 program we have to add some records in datbase file s what is the impact on other program?

515


is their a difference in cobol400 for the release 5.2 and 6.1 at the as400.

1409


1)In a pf if we delete a record then how to insert a new record at the same place in that pf?? any logic or code? 2)A batch job is taking a lot of time to run,found that it is going into loop and wrapping up so how to skip that loop and process the job without changing the code? 3)In which scenario C D I R comes and C D G F comes in a job? 4)If a job came to error while processing a file how we can know at which record the error hit and how to skip that record and process other records without changing program code?

2235


WHAT is STORED PROCEDURE CONCEPT IN AS400 WITH EXAMPLE?

1225


When we use any keyword like FIFO,LIFO, at file level but whenever we check by runqry we couldn't find answer in FIFO,LIFO,FCFO etc so how we check the answer.

160


How to call one program from another program in RPG? please help me with the code

114


The content of Physical file is as below: hfcftp wruquief SENDPASV 0 CDUP ASCII GET 01100901.CSV ramndk/ECP505.EC0110090 (REPLACE QUIT Thw above commands will get executed when we call STRTCPFTP from CL program.... Now if I want to use SFTP what can be the solution? plz reply in detail....Thank you for ny help... I m using RPG/ILERPG to download...

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