There is no configuration required for DDM.

If you can FTP to the other LPAR, you can use DDM.

It's simple. Use command CRTDDMF and F4. Enter the file name and library, system name and connection type, *IP.

You can read, write and update the target file.

For the SBMRMTCMD to work, create a DDM file point to file QCLSRC on the target system. I call mine RMTCMD. Then I use that file as the DDMFILE on the SBMRMTCMD command.

Try the SBMRMTCMD on a simple test like SBMRMTCMD cmd(DSPMSG *PRINT) DDMFILE(RMTCMD).

Logon onto the remote system and check the OUTQ for your spool file containing your messages.

Darryl.

Sent from my iPad

On Aug 26, 2015, at 4:34 PM, John Yeung <gallium.arsenide@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Wed, Aug 26, 2015 at 4:04 PM, Darryl Freinkel <dhfreinkel@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The DDM stuff all runs with standard authority.

But you can't *configure* DDM without *IOSYSCFG can you?

My point is that if you can't configure DDM yourself, and thus have to
rely on an administrator to do it for you, then you're at the mercy of
their schedule (and possibly an approval process).

And in my experience, configuration is often a trial-and-error thing,
where the admin tries something, the programmer discovers that what
they're trying to do still doesn't work; the admin tries something
else, the programmer tries again; etc. for several iterations before
things run smoothly.

If the technology involved only requires the programmer, then the
trial-and-error process can go much quicker.

I have no doubt that at some shops, a single person can both configure
DDM and write programs to make use of it. I'm not at such a shop, and
I suspect there are others who are in a similar boat as I am.

John Y.
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