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If I know the name of a file on an as400 how do I tell the size of this file in bytes/kilobytes/etc?
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Probably the easiest way is to use the DspFd command from the command-line.

e.g.

dspfd YourLib/YourTable

At the bottom of the output, you'll see the size of the file in bytes.

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Alternately, if you prefer to use the GUI (System i Navigator), you can expand the Database tab for the system you interested in. Then navigate to the target schema and table. Right-click on the table and select "Description". On the resulting screen, you'll see the file-size.

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DaveSlash
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