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Common AS/400 commands

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DSPMSG   Displays messages in queue
DSPMSGD Displays description of messages, ie CPF messages
WRKMSGF QCPFMSG    Displays contents of MONMSG file
WRKUSRPRF -     Can work with specified user's profile
WRKSBMJOB *JOB    Displays my jobs for the current session
WRKACTJOB    Displays all active jobs
WRKUSRJOB    Displays list of my jobs to work with
WRKOBJ    Work with an object.  Use *ALLUSR in qualified name to skip Q libraries
WRKSPLF    Displays spool files
WRKOUTQ     Displays members in specified OUTQ
DISPLIB   Displays contents of specified library
EDTLIBL    Allows addition and deletion of libraries to and from list
ADDLIBLE Library Name Add library to current list
STRPDM    Start PDM
STRDBG   Start Debug
ADDBKP    Add a break point and variables to monitor in debug
RMVBKP    Remove a break point in debug
ENDDBG    End Debug
STRDBU    Start DBU (Database Utility) Look at and make changes to the database
DBU Qualified Name   Runs DBU without the above command.  ADDLIBLE DBU41 *LAST before using
STRDFU    Start DFU (Data File Utility) Many of the same functions of DBU
DSPFFD    Displays file field descriptions
DSPFD   Displays file description for specified file
DSPPFM    Displays member of a physical file
DSPDBF    Displays contents of database file. 
Must add TAATOOL to library list before using this command
DSPPGMREF    Display the files used in a program and which libraries the program was compiled over
PRTRNG     Will allow printing a range of pages from a member in the specified OUTQ.
Must add PRTRNG to library list before using this command
OUTQ(PRINTER)   Mark object in spool file with 2 for change.  Type this on the command line.
WRKJOBSCDE    Look at scheduled jobs
RUNQRY QRYFILE(LIB/FILE)   Run query on a file with no parameters
DSPDBR  LIB/FILE   Shows logicals related to a physical file
Miscellaneous:

F4 on a command line will take you to the Major Commands Menu

F9 on a command line will retrieve prior commands

F16 Displays User Defined Options

To compile a program without generating a new source object enter 14 for compile then F4.  Press F10 for additional parameters.  Under source listing options put *NOGEN

To end a job without creating a log. Enter the 4 and press F4,  How to end  *IMMED, Maximum log entries  0

This was last updated in August 2009

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