Joined: 14 Jan 2008 Posts: 2504 Location: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
What version/release of COBOL are you using?
If it's OS/VS COBOL or VS/COBOL II, check with your system folks and enquire whether Language Environment (LE) has been installed in the target LPAR. You would then need to use the LE equivilent Callable Date routines of the following DATE INTRINSIC FUNCTIONS.
If it's COBOL/370 (the successor to VS COBOL II) and greater, review the following (feeling generous today) -