Any examples would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Kelly

-----Original Message-----
From: cobol400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:cobol400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Winchester Terry
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 6:55 AM
To: 'COBOL Programming on the iSeries/AS400'
Subject: RE: [COBOL400-L] IFS APIs for ILE COBOL


Kelly,

I can send you a short example.  The only Cobol
examples I have seen were located on IBM's
website but they're no longer available :(

Terry

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kelly Cookson [mailto:KCookson@xxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: Sunday, March 07, 2004 8:03 PM
> To: 'cobol400-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [COBOL400-L] IFS APIs for ILE COBOL
> 
> 
> Does anyone know where I can find a good tutorial/white 
> paper/article on
> using the IFS APIs in ILE COBOL? I have checked the ILE COBOL 
> programming
> guide and the ILE COBOL reference manual, but found virtually 
> nothing. I
> have checked the Information Center, which talks quite a bit 
> about the IFS
> APIs, but which has no COBOL examples or even explanations 
> for use in COBOL.
> 
> The ILE COBOL pogramming guide says it is possible to call 
> IFS APIs using
> CALL LINKAGE TYPE statements in the SPECIAL NAMES section of 
> the ENVRONMENT
> division. But then it doesn't exlain how to use the APIs in 
> the PROCEDURE
> division. Could anyone explain this to me?
> 
> What I would really like to see is an IFS Redbook, covering 
> concepts of the
> IFS, management of the IFS using Operations Navigator and 
> Netserver, and
> programming with the IFS APIs in each ILE languages. Maybe I 
> will fire off a
> recommendation to IBM...
> 
> Thanks in advance for any help.
> Kelly
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