I've been using DTS for years on SQL Server 2005 to pull data from our IBM
i (or whatever it was called then ;) )
Now I have a new project on SQL Server 2008, so I used Integration
Services to pull the data. I automate it from a batch job when the data is
ready, calling RUNRMTCMD to DTEXEC on the Windows box.
Whenever the Windows box is rebooted, I have to log on as the user listed
in the RUNRMTCMD, start the data transfer process, and key the IBM i user
password in the normal System i Access password dialog. It then works
fine, even after logging off, until the system is rebooted again.
Does anyone know a way to make it keep the password? I typed it in the
ODBC properties when I created the IS process, but it doesn't store it.
If not, (or regardless) what would others recommend for a data transfer
process? At this time, I don't think I'm actually changing any of the
data, just using TRUNCATE TABLE and pulling in an entire *PF to replace it.
I was thinking it's probably possible and not horribly difficult to do in
PHP, but I've only ever done that for a single record update. JDBC comes
to mind as another option, though I've never installed or used it. It
seems more logical to run the entire process from the i instead of having
to bounce back and forth.
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