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How to access a flat file in IMS/DC program

 
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 11:13 am    Post subject: How to access a flat file in IMS/DC program
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Please expalin how to access a flat file using CALL stmt in COBOL/IMS DC pgm and how to define this file in PSB.
Is there any other way to access a flat file in IMS/DC program.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:31 pm    Post subject:
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Is it your real time requirement? For file processing in IMS environment we use to use BMP programs. So that you can post accumulated batch transactions to an online database. Will it solve your problem. I haven't ever seen a dc MPP pgm accessing a file. Please correct me if am wrong.

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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:45 pm    Post subject:
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@itssreehere: neither have I ever seen an MPP accessing an OS file. That's the reason they developed GSAM. Please remove your email address from your profile; if you don't they will do it for you in your posts. icon_wink.gif
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Oh!!! I'm sorry.I'm new to the forum. SO didn't know the formalities here!!Will do it. icon_sad.gif
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2006 8:24 pm    Post subject:
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For detailed information examine the manual on this site and look for chapter: 3.2 Accessing Databases With Your IMS Application Program. This will supply you with a full list of possibilities.
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