Check file/object size on AS400

I noticed that system ASP %  on AS400 has increased considerably. Is there an easy way to tell which files objects increased in size in the past several days?
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Dave FordSoftware Developer / Database AdministratorCommented:
Unless you took a "before" snapshot, then there's no easy way to tell which objects increased in size in the past several days. You could query the journal receivers, but that would be a significant amount of work, and (in my experience) journaling is not often used. (It'd be good to check, though.)

You CAN get detailed information on current disk-usage using the RtvDskInf command, and that should point you toward any REALLY large objects.

Of course, it assumes that object growth is the primary cause. It could be a rapid generation of various journal receivers. Or perhaps a network-shared drive was used to copy (or backup) a user's PC. Or...

IOW, in addition to size, you might also check creation dates to see if new things are appearing.

And in that case, RTVDSKINF/PRTDSKINF might not be enough. RTVDIRINF/PRTDIRINF are two more commands that work over IFS directories rather than the library system. Many systems have more space used in directories than in libraries.


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