At 04:16 PM 09/08/1999 -0400, you wrote:
>I don't suppose any of you can tell me how to validate a member name without
>coding my own routine?  I have an application where a member name will be
>entered and I want to make sure the system will take it before I submit the
>job to execute the command that will use the member name.
>
>I have checked the manuals and even wrote a CL program to attempt an ADDPFM
>command to a file that does not exist.  Trouble with that is the CPD0078
>error message is a diagnostic and not picked up by MONMSG.
I would define my own (phoney) command object with one parameter, defined 
as *NAME.  Then format the command and attempt to run it through 
QCMDCHK.  I think that this would correctly analyze if your name is valid 
by AS/400 syntax.

Al




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