Command in AS400 to display the total size of the library

Posted on 2008-06-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Command to find the total size of the library in AS400. I am using the command DSPLIB OUTPUT(*PRINT),but this is going to print almost 600 pages to display the total size of the library.
Question by:kirankumarvoona
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by:theo kouwenhoven
ID: 21821678
Hi kirankumarvoona,

The total size is mentioned at the end of the printout when you use:

                    DSPLIB LIB(MyLibrary) OUTPUT(*PRINT)


Author Comment

ID: 21821707
Is it possible to display the total size of the Library without using Print Command.

Accepted Solution

WaldenL earned 500 total points
ID: 21821791
dspobjd <lib>/*all objtype(*all) output(*outfile) outfile(qtemp/x)
select sum(odobsz) from qtemp/x

this is from memory, so parms may not be exact, but hit f4 and you'll get there.

Remember though, if you don't have rights to an object you won't see it in the display, so do this as someone w/correct authority.

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Author Closing Comment

ID: 31468709
That was very helpful, thanks a million, Is there any good website you can suggest for getting familiarity with AS400 commands.

Expert Comment

ID: 21821889
Infocenter on the ibm site is the definitive reference. But I'd check out too. Great mailing lists to ask questions like these.

Author Comment

ID: 21823003
Can you please confirm with me whether the size in AS400 is calculated in Kb?
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by:theo kouwenhoven
ID: 21825250
in bytes, if you looked to the spoolfile, it will tell you :p

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ID: 21829124
Thank you very much for your help.

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