I've used a couple tools (Gumbo Software and RJS).
I beleive Gumbo can now create a searchable pdf(check the specs on all of the tools)
They work great to convert spools and place files in IFS.
For your part, if placing in IFS you will need a naming standard to create unique files and a cleanup process (unless this is for long term archive).
Jim Franz
----- Original Message ----- From: "Adam L" <raider.adam@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2008 8:33 AM
Subject: Spool files - programs or utilities to change their location/filetype?


I have several reports that get dumped to outqs on the system. Some
are generated by third party programs and some are generated by wrkqry

Currently those reports are printed out and distributed.

Is there a way to get them to the IFS or something so that people can
access them when needed and we don't need to print them out and
distribute? If the email server was enabled on the iSeries, would it
be easy to automate the reports being emailed out?

The users don't have access to Operations Navigator, so pulling them
off that way is a route I am looking to avoid.

Any ideas or leads are appreciated.

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