AS400 - How to dump as/400 & S/36 display ID to file


I'm looking for a way to dump the s/36 environment IDs to a file (DSPS36).  I only need the display IDs.
I also need to to the same with device descriptions.

Is there a easy way to do this?

Thank You,
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Gary PattersonVP Technology / Senior Consultant Commented:
If this is just a one-time need, I'd just create a file with the columns you need, DSPS36 *PRINT and then use IBM i Navigator to export the spooled file as text, clean it up on your PC with Notepad or something similar, and then upload it using File Transfer Function or FTP+CPYFRMIMPF.

If you need to parse it on an ongoing basis, that's a different story.

There is a S/36 API QEXCVTDV which converts the 2 byte S36 ID to the 10 byte native workstation ID or vice-versa  The S/36 Environment manual even supplies an example program.  This approach assumes that you have one or the other, of course.

If that doesn't get you where you need to be, post back and explain what it is you need to do.

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lynn_harrisAuthor Commented:
Thanks Gary.  I appreciate your help.

I will take a look at these.
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