If there is, I would be interested in that too.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wills, Mike N. (TC)" <MNWills@taylorcorp.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 11:26 AM
Subject: RE: Pulling spool files off AS/400 - VB?


> Isn't there a solution that can be done in Java?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Lang [mailto:aalang@rutgersinsurance.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 10:18 AM
> To: midrange-l@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: Pulling spool files off AS/400 - VB?
>
>
> Ok, it looks like I need to go deeper into the problem at hand and the
> solution I am looking to do.
>
> Our insurance application is all green screen.  We have just started doing
> commercial insurance for New York.  There is a program with our CPP
package
> that will generate a quote.
>
> Currently brokers will call us up, ask for a quote, we will do it, print
it
> out and fax it back to them.
>
> The COO wants to make this a paperless transmission.
>
> So, out of a brainstorm session, I decided the best solution was to have
the
> quote program spit out the quote print to a unique outqueue.  I would have
a
> VB program that theperson can open to view that specific outqueue, select
> the job he wants, save it to his desktop and then he can email it off to
the
> broker.
>
> Emailing from the AS/400 is not an option.  I would prefer to write my own
> client side application as opposed to using Ops Nav, due to the fact that
it
> is not a toy everyone should be playing with.
>
> Adam Lang
> Systems Engineer
> Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
> http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Ross" <jross-ml@netshare400.com>
> To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 10:23 AM
> Subject: Re: Pulling spool files off AS/400 - VB?
>
>
> > What you really want to know it how OPS Nav does it. And then you assume
> > you can do it the same way. I would look at
> > http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/iseries/clientaccess/toolkit/vb.htm
(
> > at the bottom is a link
> > to
> >
>
http://www-1.ibm.com/servers/eserver/iseries/clientaccess/toolkit/vbopnav.ht
> m
> > )  but you cannot assume just because OPS Nav does it you can do it
> without
> > any code on the AS/400. That is only true if IBM gives you access to
what
> > they use to do it.
> >
> > If you can not get access or find out how Ops Nav does it. I would look
at
> > using data queues and LPR (line printer remote) (Remote outq). You can
> hook
> > a data queue to an outq and it looks like IBM shows how to read data
> queues
> > using VB to see what is in the out queue, somehow release or move the
> spool
> > file, and LPR to get the actual report. I have never seen raw data in
LPR
> > so this maybe harder then I think. I think there are some LPR VB
controls
> > you can get.
> >
> > John Ross
> >
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