Gallagher, Debbie wrote:
> We just got an AS/400, a 720, with V4R3. I have worked on AS/400 before, but

Who ordered the machine ??? and what did the person order ???
What did it replace ??

> Now we're on our own and not sure what to do next. We have a couple of CDs
> in an

Somebody sent you a AS/400 and said "good luck" ???

On preloaded machines, ptf's are sometimes applied, sometimes NOT..

> It listed things like DB2 QRY and Query/400. So, I signed on and tried a
> couple
> of commands like WRKQRY and STRSQL. Not found in *libl. So, then I tried

 type the command GO LICPGM and see what is installed on the box...
It may be that you will need to install various license program
You will then need to install PTF's...

> that refers to keys - is this a reference to what IBM has already done in

Software keys are required for various program products...
Again, the person who ordered the machine will have this information..

> Anyone give me tips on what's first, second, thing to do here? For example,
> is
> there something I need to do to start up all these licensed programs? How
> about
> the PTFs? Do them first? Or is there a manual that I've overlooked on what

Nothing is required, only that they are installed(go licpgm ... option

> I've been looking through the Getting Your AS/400 Working For You book, but
> still not sure where to start.

Everybody will be more than glad to help you, but how did you get stuck
an install of a new machine when you have never done one ??? What
software are you going to be using ???

1. Secure the machine (setup & change various default passwords)
2. Determine what is installed on the machine.

Ask more questions here ......
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