Software/Hardware used: As Asked: September 10, AM Last updated: October 25, PM. Related Questions. Spool · FILES. There has always been a need to convert spool file into PC supported file for transmission of spool file or maintaining record of the iSeries report in a PC or. On iSeries, instead of transferring a spool file to an Excel spreadsheet, use the CPYTOIMPF command to create a CVS text file that can be easily loaded into.

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User name Specify the user name that identifies the user profile under which the job is run. An AFP fIle has an intricate format. Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled. Use this value when the spooled file create date and time parameter is to take flie over the job system name when selecting a spooled file.

User Name Qualifier 3: Figure out the command you need to run on the by doing it manually in the green screen. February 12th, Despite the misleading error message, it was an authorization problem. CPF Copy request failed. Line The line number assigned for the channel number in the same list. What information are you trying to get from the spooled file?

When you copy a spooled file to a physical file, certain information is lost or changed. CPF Member not added. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.


I’m not sure about AS, but on system z there is typically an FTP service that can be used to retrieve job spool files. Sign up using Email and Password. This parameter is considered after the job name, user name, job number, spooled file name, spooled file number, and job system name parameter requirements have been met.

Creation date date Specify the date the spooled file was created. This is a required parameter. To data base file Name Qualifier 2: Specifies the date and time the spooled file was created.

I have been building all of my reports with 3 options If no current library entry exists in the library list, QGPL is used. April 13th, Parameters Examples Error messages. There are many different ways to go about this. Number Specify the system-assigned job number.

I would recommend testing out both parts separately before you merge them into a single program. Today’s Posts Member List Calendar.

I have the same problem. CPF Duplicate job names found.

IBM i: Export a spooled file to your PC

We have a requirement, where in the AS spool file report needs to be converted to a formatted excel sheet and mailed to the respective people. Once you know the options, you’ll be better equipped to figure out how to handle the fioe in C. I get the error directly when calling the API, this is not an error message during the work of the call.


Line 3 assigned to channel 1 Line 15 assigned to channel 4. That’s the plan but without opening the file the rest doesn’t work.

Hi Jamie, Thanks for the quick response. Bar code data is lost.

Copy Spooled File (CPYSPLF)

Changing the parameters don’t change the error message. Channel number refers to a method of determining skipping for reports.

The 4-byte print control code is created. I’m trying to code a console application to get the spool file from as to a spooo destination as a text file. The newly copied data is added to data existing in the member.

Converting a spooled file to PDF

Specifies a user-defined physical database file to which the spooled records will be copied. The newly copied data replaces all old data in the member because all old records have been cleared. February 11th, ,