Hi Thomas,

I'd fix that "Token <END-OF-STATEMENT> was not valid." error first and see if it helps.

*Peter Dow* /
Dow Software Services, Inc.
909 793-9050
pdow@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx /

On 10/11/2021 10:52 AM, Thomas Garvey wrote:
Here's how the PC request looks in the Active Jobs list. (I hope the red color shows. If not, the bolded lines are intended to be highlighted).

Work with Active Jobs
10/11/21  13:43:46 EDT
CPU %:     1.6     Elapsed time:   00:00:48     Active jobs: 412

Type options, press Enter.
  2=Change   3=Hold   4=End   5=Work with   6=Release 7=Display message
  8=Work with spooled files   13=Disconnect ...
Opt  Subsystem/Job  User        Type  CPU %  Function Status
       QZDASOINIT   PYLONOPR    PJ       .0 TIMW
       QZDASOINIT   EXTOLOWN    PJ       .0 TIMW
       QZDASOINIT   EXTOLOWN    PJ       .0 TIMW
*       QZDASOINIT   VCHAVEZTST PJ       .0                   TIMW **
*       QZHQSSRV     PYLONOPR    PJ .0                   TIMW
       QZRCSRVS     MXAPLUS     PJ       .0 TIMW
       QZRCSRVS     MXAPLUS     PJ       .0 TIMW
       QZRCSRVS     MXAPLUS     PJ       .0 TIMW
       QZSCSRVS     FFAIBER     PJ       .0 TIMW
Parameters or command
F3=Exit   F5=Refresh       F7=Find      F10=Restart statistics
F11=Display elapsed data   F12=Cancel   F23=More options F24=More keys

But when the joblog is displayed...

Display Job Log

 Job . . :   QZDASOINIT    User . . : *QUSER***Number . . . : 507835

     Job 507835/QUSER/QZDASOINIT started on 10/11/21 at 13:12:11 in subsystem
       QUSRWRK in QSYS. Job entered system on 10/11/21 at 13:12:11.
     Printer device PRNT1 not found.
     Errors on CHGJOB command for job *507835/QUSER/QZDASOINIT*.
     Printer device PRNT1 not found.
     Job changed successfully; however errors occurred.
*   User VCHAVEZTST from client connected to server.
*     Printer device PRNT1 not found.
     Job changed successfully; however errors occurred.
     Token <END-OF-STATEMENT> was not valid. Valid tokens: ? : USER CURRENT
     The following special registers have been set: CLIENT_APPLNAME: LICKETY-SP
     Not authorized to object LICKTYSPLT in LS type *PGM.
     Not authorized to object LICKTYSPLT in LS type *PGM.
 Press Enter to continue.

I noticed this myself yesterday and specifically authorized QUSER to the program object, and that didn't help either.

I THINK the PC app is VB. But it's the i server that is sending the message back to the PC app.

Best Regards,

Thomas Garvey

On 10/11/2021 11:48 AM, Alan Shore via MIDRANGE-L wrote:

Hi Thomas
How is the pc application connecting to the AS/400?
Under what user name?
THAT may be the culprit that does not have authority
Then again - I may be misunderstanding what you have written

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From: MIDRANGE-L [mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Thomas Garvey
Sent: Monday, October 11, 2021 12:45 PM
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [EXTERNAL] Object authority issues

I REALLY hesitate to open up this issue, but I clearly don't understand
something or am missing something obvious.

I have a stored procedure defined in QGPL which calls an SQLRPGLE
program in another library, specified in the procedure.
The program is owned by a specific user (SSA) and is defined as: User
profile *OWNER and Use Adopted Authority as *YES.

A user, whose Group Profile is SSA, calls a PC application program,
which calls the stored procedure but receives an SQL0551 error

Message Text: Not authorized to object &1 in &2 type *&3.
Cause Text: An operation was attempted on object &1 in &2 type *&3. This
operation cannot be
performed without the required authority.
Recovery Text: Obtain the required authority from either the security
officer, the object owner, or a user
that is authorized to the QIBM_DB_SECADM function. If you are not
authorized to a
logical file, obtain the authority to the based-on files of the logical
file. Try the operation

The program has *PUBLIC as *USE, *GROUP SSA has *ALL for object authorities.

My apparently limited grasp of authority tells me that the user has *USE
authority to the program object, and by that authority should then adopt
the authority of the owner, which then allows authority to use the files
and data the object uses.

Why doesn't the user, who is part of the Group Profile that owns the
object, and has *USE authority have authority to use the program?
Further, I've tried changing the object authority on the program *USER
to *ALL, changed the owner of the object to the actual user itself, all
to no avail.

The only thing that works is giving the calling user All Object
authority, and I obviously can't do that.

Using Carol Woodbury's book (i5/OS Security) and Authority Search
Progression chart, authority short of All Object authority, is available
as it is setup, no?

Best Regards,

Thomas Garvey

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