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How to update an IAM file using Easytrieve

 
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rickyc.mathew

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:17 pm    Post subject: How to update an IAM file using Easytrieve
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Hi,

Could anyone please tell me how to update an IAM file through an easytrieve...?

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Ricky
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:31 pm    Post subject:
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The same as you update a VSAM file using easytrieve
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:22 am    Post subject:
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Hi Expat,

I tried the same but I am getting an invalid file error.

WRITE INFILE STATUS UPDATE
*******B054 NOT A VALID FILE - INFILE

Please help

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:22 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

Which release of Easytrieve is being used?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:26 am    Post subject:
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Hi Expat,

We are using Eaytrieve 3.4 version

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:42 am    Post subject:
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Hello,

The current release is R11. The "other" release still supported is 6.4. One of my sites is running an out of support release 6.3.

Are you certain the release is 3.4? What does the copyright info show for the latest date?

All of the info about which release may be academic as i just went thru the R11 material and there is no mention of IAM. There are interfaces to several database systems as well as VSAM, QSAM, and even old ISAM. However, there is no menton of IAM.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:54 am    Post subject:
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Hi Dick,

Please find the version as shown in sysprint....

CA-EASYTRIEVE PLUS-6.4 0311

So do you mean to say that we cannot do any update using Easytrieve?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2009 8:05 am    Post subject:
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Hi Ricky,

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So do you mean to say that we cannot do any update using Easytrieve?
Yes, i believe that is the case. At least not with IAM. . .

To make certain, you could open an issue with CA support to confirm.

You might also open an issue with Innovation Data Processing (the vendor for IAM) and ask what they recommend.
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