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socker_dad

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2023 12:42 am
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This is a real world question - not an assignment for school.

I support a system that has no historical record of job runs. It is a frustrating support problem because I am unable to reference previous runs of any given job (I know, a rinky-dink shop).

The JESLOGs go to IOF, where they reside for a couple of days, then are permanently deleted.

What can I use to "scrape" the JESLOGs and store them in a file of some sort for retrieval?

I worked at a place before that had such a scrape program that ran through CA-7 and the "database" had a REXX interface that allowed you to select previous executions by system and job name. No, they won't share - I already asked!

How difficult would it be to develop something in REXX (is that the correct tool to use?) for a non-REXX programmer? I've seen some examples of doing this with SDSF applications, but I couldn't get them to work with my IOF one.
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Joerg.Findeisen

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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2023 1:03 am
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Try to STFW with iof rexx.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 14, 2023 1:25 am
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Nice. Real nice.
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