I submitted that DCR.

Rob Berendt
Group Dekko Services, LLC
Dept 01.073
PO Box 2000
Dock 108
6928N 400E
Kendallville, IN 46755

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Re: OPS Navigator multiple file permissions

Serious question, Rob - are you going to submit a DCR on the OpsNav 
you describe? It is pervasive in OpsNav - it is one of the main complaints 

I had from the start. I will rarely use the printed output window, espec. 
to change output queue. The developers of OpsNav needed to look at the 
Properties item in Windows Explorer when you have selected multiple files 
-- the attributes that are common to all selected items are enabled, those 

that have limited application are grayed out. This would not be hard - an 
array of Booleans that contain the Enabled setting for all the check 
etc., would do the trick - do a logical and of the settings for each 

OTOH, the ablility to sort by various columns in printed output is very 
handy, espec. for deleting spooled files.

BTW, grep means "Get Regular ExPression"

This is very sane, compared to a couple *NIX-ish things

ping => Packet INternet Groper
perl => Pathologically Eclectic Rubbish Lister (the favorite - there's a 
boring one, too, I believe)

Of course, there is always GNU, which means "GNU's Not Unix" - a recursive 

If you will be submitting a DCR, let us know. If not, I might actually do 
one myself and stop cursing the darkness.


At 08:49 AM 3/29/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>1)  Leave the individual files 'wide open' but secure the parent
>2)  Use the CHGAUT like
>works great with wild cards.
>3)  Secure the files with an authorization list and just add/subtract
>users from the authorization list.
>4)  If you have nested directories you are in for a bit of work.  Unless
>you went graduated from iSeries commands -> ifs commands -> and now unix
>commands and can now figure out how to nest these commands.  I haven't
>quite made that jump, yet.  At least the ifs commands had some 
>to the iSeries commands.  Who can figure out what 'grep' stands for?
>5)  I tried the iSeries Navigator method.  I highlighted two ifs files 
>clicked on permissions.  It brought up the screens en masse versus one
>screen that applied to all the objects within.  You don't want to go that
>route.  Sort of like the difference between
>5a) WRKSPLF using a 2 on several spool files and
>5b) WRKSPLF using a 2, BUT entering DEV(myprinter) on the command line
>before enter.
>Sounds like something in need of a DCR.
>Rob Berendt
>Group Dekko Services, LLC
>Dept 01.073
>PO Box 2000
>Dock 108
>6928N 400E
>Kendallville, IN 46755

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