New and Updated tools

2016-05-30 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Thanks to a friend who provided access to a z/OS system I've a few updates and a few new tools for y'all to enjoy. Note there is zero warranty, guarantee, or recourse with these so if you try them on your system do so in a sandbox first All can be found at http://www.lbdsoftware.com Update

Copy pdse v2 generations

2016-06-24 Thread Lionel B. Dyck
Does anyone know if PDSFAST supports copying generations? IEBCOPY currently does not. Thanks Lionel B Dyck <>< Sent from my iPad Air 2 Website: www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what ot

CA-Disk and PDSE V2 Member Generations Warning

2016-07-13 Thread Lionel B Dyck
starting with z/OS 2.1. -- Lionel B. Dyck <>< Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden ---

PDSEGEN Update - V4.0

2016-08-19 Thread Lionel B Dyck
a product that supports them) then this application will make accessing and using them easier. -- Lionel B. Dyck <>< Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are.&

PDSEGEN 4.1.2 Available

2016-09-08 Thread Lionel B. Dyck
and the parm is used the PDSE could be corrupted In the distribution PDS is a new member, $APARS, which documents several of the APARs that I've found related to PDSE member generations. Comment/suggestions/bug-reports/etc. welcome and appreciated. Lionel B Dyck <>< Sent from my iPad Air

z/OS SMTP Question

2019-05-09 Thread Lionel B Dyck
you Lionel B. Dyck < Website: <http://www.lbdsoftware.com/> http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are.&

Re: z/OS SMTP Question - solved

2019-05-09 Thread Lionel B Dyck
in 2001 for a site that requested it and never thought about using for this purpose. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden

Re: z/OS SMTP Question

2019-05-09 Thread Lionel B Dyck
SMTP is treating the file as an 80 byte LRECL. Suggestions? Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation.  Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Message--

Re: z/OS SMTP Question

2019-05-09 Thread Lionel B Dyck
of XMITIP. I'm sure someone(s) out there have a similar configuration. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation.  Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Mess

Re: z/OS SMTP Question

2019-05-09 Thread Lionel B Dyck
The data may be part of the message or part of a mime attachment Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation.  Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Mess

Re: iplinfo (Mark Zelden CBT434) - how to save edit

2019-05-11 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Why not when using TSO %IPLINFO EDIT, from the ISPF Edit command line, enter CREATE and specify C9 on the 1st line. Then follow the prompts as to where to put the data, or create a new data set using the prompts. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more ab

Re: iplinfo (Mark Zelden CBT434) - how to save edit

2019-05-13 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Using Create and then specifying option 2 you can enter the dcb and space that you want and the data will be stored in the newly created data set. Or you can specify a target data set that already exists, either sequential or a PDS member. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.

Re: z/OS SMTP Question - solved

2019-05-10 Thread Lionel B Dyck
XMITIP does have NLS support thanks to several individuals outside the US who provided it. The info is in the distributed PDS and while it may not be ideal doc it is a start. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. C

ISPF development tips and tricks

2019-04-19 Thread Lionel B. Dyck
, then please do so - see the section on contributing on how to do that. Go to www.lbdsoftware.com and you can download it. Enjoy Lionel B Dyck < Sent from my iPad Pro 10.5 Website: www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, re

Re: how can we do it?

2019-07-03 Thread Lionel B Dyck
If you don't have an automation package then check out www.cbttape.org flie 974 for TSSO (there are other files but this looks the most up to date) Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is

Re: Findproc CBTTAPE ?

2019-07-09 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Look in File 312 for member LSTPROC which will dynamically get the proclibs that are defined to JES2 - it doesn't support dynamic proclibs but it should get you the static ones. If you use JES3 then check out LSTPROC3. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry mo

Re: Findproc CBTTAPE ?

2019-07-09 Thread Lionel B Dyck
KEEP > SYS1.PROCLIB SYVOL0 SHR,KEEP > USER.PROCLIB SYVOLB SHR,KEEP > TSO.PROCLIB -- End of Allocation List ------

Re: USS script : how to test that a MVS Dataset exists ?

2019-07-02 Thread Lionel B Dyck
You could use the cat "//'zos.dsname'" and it will either work on you will get a error message: /u/user/cat "//'USER.TEST'" cat: //'USER.TEST': EDC5049I The specified file name could not be located. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Wor

Re: USS script : how to test that a MVS Dataset exists ?

2019-07-02 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Laurent - you've exhausted what I know - hopefully someone else can provide you with the info that you need. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others t

Re: Best way to alert customer to pending license expiration?

2019-07-01 Thread Lionel B Dyck
ere the licenses get renewed on time - my experience is that 99% (perhaps higher) do expire and fall into either a grace period or the Sysprog scrambles to get a temporary extension from the vendor. My $0.01 on the topic Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more

Re: Best way to alert customer to pending license expiration?

2019-07-01 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Steve - that is a great reply. Carl's suggestion for the sales rep to call and/or visit is spot on. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are.

Load Module lookup ?

2019-07-08 Thread Lionel B Dyck
but do not report an 806. The only thing that actually works without the hardcoded DD is to call 'loadlib(lmod)' which I'm very reluctant to do but it's the only thing I can for now. I have a feeling this is something trivial that I'm just overlooking. Advice please. Lionel B. Dyck

Re: Load Module lookup ? (resolved)

2019-07-08 Thread Lionel B Dyck
The issue was the program I was calling itself called another using a process that precluded it being in a LIBDEF ISPLLIB ☹ Thanks to all for your suggestions Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is

Re: Verifying a PDS

2019-07-16 Thread Lionel B Dyck
./iebpdse.zip Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Be

Re: USS script : how to test that a MVS Dataset exists ?

2019-07-02 Thread Lionel B Dyck
I only tried it with an existing z/OS data set that was sequential and thus would work with cat. It wouldn't work with a non-sequential data set and I should have mentioned that. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your re

System Logger - access to staging data?

2019-08-15 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Is there a utility that will copy/print the staging data for a logstream? thanks Lionel B. Dyck < Website: <http://www.lbdsoftware.com/> http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely wha

logstream read/copy utility

2019-08-15 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Is there a generic utility anywhere to read a logstream and write it to a data set or report? Lionel B. Dyck < Website: <http://www.lbdsoftware.com/> http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation mere

Re: logstream read/copy utility

2019-08-15 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Thank you - this is perfect. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation.  Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Di

Using Google Chrome to open IBM z/OS 2.4 Library Index ???

2019-07-24 Thread Lionel B Dyck
When using Google Chrome with a bookmark to the .pdx for the z/OS library, the pdx opens as a text file. It opens in Adobe Reader just fine using Edge when bookmarked. Any suggestions on how to 'fix' Chrome? tia Lionel B. Dyck < Website: <http://www.lbdsoftware.com/

Re: Using Google Chrome to open IBM z/OS 2.4 Library Index ???

2019-07-24 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Works fine in IE and in Edge - just Chrome. Already have the file association in Windows set. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation.  Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are."

Re: Shopz product orders will NOT be available between August 16, 2019 and August 22, 2019 inclusively

2019-07-24 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Michael - thank you for the clarification. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Message- From:

Re: Shopz product orders will NOT be available between August 16, 2019 and August 22, 2019 inclusively

2019-07-24 Thread Lionel B Dyck
t property for sale, great ocean view and plenty of sand, just outside of Las Vegas. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden

Re: Using Google Chrome to open IBM z/OS 2.4 Library Index ???

2019-07-24 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Thanks - did that - but since they claim they get so many issues that one should not expect a response. Thus posting here to see if anyone has any solution. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is

Re: Using Google Chrome to open IBM z/OS 2.4 Library Index ???

2019-07-25 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Correct - it will open the html file with no problem - but that isn't the searchable index which does open in Edge. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others t

Re: Using Google Chrome to open IBM z/OS 2.4 Library Index ???

2019-07-25 Thread Lionel B Dyck
I'm using Firefox 68.0.1 on Windows 10 if that helps. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Message--

Re: Using Google Chrome to open IBM z/OS 2.4 Library Index ???

2019-07-25 Thread Lionel B Dyck
with Windows, on how to handle the .pdx and that worked great. Would be nice if there was a way in Chrome to do that. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others t

Re: Using Google Chrome to open IBM z/OS 2.4 Library Index ???

2019-07-25 Thread Lionel B Dyck
The pdx is a true index to the collection whereas the index.html is really a list of pubs. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are."

Re: TSO REXX -- find absolute generation # from relative?

2019-07-26 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Message- From: IBM Mainframe Discussion List On Behalf Of ITschak Mugzach

ISPF Development Tips and Tricks version 1.2 - just uploaded

2019-07-22 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Added a chapter on Other Tools 16. Added section on Stem Sorting from John Kalinich. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: <http://www.lbdsoftware.com/> http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely w

Re: TSO REXX -- find absolute generation # from relative?

2019-07-26 Thread Lionel B Dyck
to updating LISTDSI and if the code is open why not do multiple RFE's  Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are." - John Wooden -Original Mess

Re: TSO REXX -- find absolute generation # from relative?

2019-07-26 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Sounds like another good RFE - go for it. I think getting the current LISTDSI updated/enhanced will probably be easier than that major enhancement but I could be wrong. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. C

Hyperlinked Table of Contents in IBM Program Directory PDF doc ?

2019-08-08 Thread Lionel B Dyck
? This capability is extremely useful for those who don't print the publication but read them electronically. (missing Book Manager more every day) Lionel B. Dyck < Website: <http://www.lbdsoftware.com/> http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than y

ALLOC or BPXWDYN ?

2019-08-08 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Which is the most efficient in terms of processor resources? TSO ALLOC or BPXWDYN? Thx Lionel B. Dyck < Website: <http://www.lbdsoftware.com/> http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. Character is what you are, reputati

Re: ALLOC or BPXWDYN ?

2019-08-09 Thread Lionel B Dyck
Think the TSO logon process where the allocations are in a REXX exec and not in static DD's in the logon proc. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation.  Character is what you are, reputation merely what others t

Re: Text to excel

2019-09-03 Thread Lionel B Dyck
I have a txt2csv that can help - not perfect but it may be adequate for your needs (or a good starting point) http://lbdsoftware.com/txt2csv_v10.zip - or cbttape file 313. Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation. C

Re: ISPF DISPLAY Service

2019-08-23 Thread Lionel B Dyck
the FIND command 3. when you're done needing to process FIND in your code reset myfind to null hth Lionel B. Dyck < Website: http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more about your character than your reputation.  Character is what you are, reputation merely what others think you are."

z/OS 2.4 September update collection

2019-09-19 Thread Lionel B Dyck
zips by default to /. . /zosv2r4pdfkit-Sep-12-2019/ Just a small issue but it prevents easy access to the contents. Btw. It would be nice if this file were named index.html  Lionel B. Dyck < Website: <http://www.lbdsoftware.com/> http://www.lbdsoftware.com "Worry more