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Enhancement Log

Below is a list of enhancements and changes to our products.

Updated August 2, 2017

 

Current Releases:

SpoolOrganizer/400™
AS/400: Release 5.7, PTF 0000

E-mail Utilities™
AS/400: Release 1.3, PTF 1702
Spool PDF Overlay/400™
AS/400: Release 1.2, PTF 1702

Remote SpoolPrint3X/400™
AS/400: Release 6.2, PTF 0000

File Xfer3X/400™
AS/400: Release 5.2, PTF 0000

 

SpoolOrganizer/400™

Enhancements:

Release 5.7  PTF 0000

  • ASP Support added. Spool Organizer product libraries can be installed in ASPs other than the System ASP (ASP = 1). Basic ASPs (1 – 32) and Independent ASPs (33 – 256) are supported.
  • Multiple Instances per LPAR supported. Spool Organizer can have multiple instances within the same
    LPAR. Each instance operates independently of the others. Multiple instances can be running at the same
    time.

Release 5.6  PTF 1203

  • Online Database Mass Change functions added. Mass changes can be made to the Online Database. For example the administrator can change the Type and Period to ND – 30 to a large number of entries. Two methods can be used:
    • CHGSOENT command. Allows the administrator to specify a search spec and the fields to change.
    • BSOMCOLE API. Allows a HLL developer to write a simple program to change entries in the Online Database.
  • MGROPTE command. The MGROPTE (Migrate Optical Entries) command now has the RMVOPTE (remove optical entries) parameter, which provides the option to remove migrated entries from the Optical Catalog.
  • DIRSPLE and DIROUTQ commands. The DIRSPLE and DIROUTQ commands now have the CMBOVPRT (combine overprint lines) option, which allow the option to place all print records with the same line number into the same print record.

Release 5.6  PTF 0000

  • Spool PDF Overlay/400™ interface added. Generated PDF files can be created by the Spool PDF Overlay/400 product, which supports the following:
    • Overlays
    • Images
    • Multiple, Embedded Fonts
    All Spool Organizer functions that create PDF files will support the Spool PDF Overlay/400 interface. Contact BDS for a 30-day free trial of the Spool PDF Overlay/400 product.

Release 5.5 PTF 0601:

  • Optical Migration Aid added. Spool entries archived to an Optical Library can be migrated to tape (or ARCFILE) or to the Online Database. Corresponding Optical Catalog entries can be migrated. Index entries pointing to optical entries will be migrated.

Release 5.5 PTF 0000:

  • Encryption option added. E-mail attachments and IFS files can be encrypted. The industry standard Rijndael algorithm with a 128 bit key is supported. The encrypted file is Windows exe file that users execute. Users must enter a password to access the attachment. All SpoolOrganizer functions that support E-mail support encryption.

Release 5.4 PTF 0302:

  • EMLSPLE command, multiple attachments. Users can specify more than 1 attachment. Each attachment can be a different spool entry, type, or attachment name.
  • CSV/TSV, headings option. Users can specify column headings for e-mail part types CSV or TSV.
  • E-mail Bundle entries, attachment name/type.  For each Bundle Entry, users can specify an attachment type and an attachment name.
  • DIRSPLE & DIROUTQ, Data Authorities. Users can specify Data Authorities to assign to created IFS files.

Release 5.4 PTF 0000:

  • E-mail, Bcc Addresses.  Users can specify Bcc (Blind Carbon Copy) addresses on any spool organizer E-mail function. Bcc addresses will not appear in the message header.
  • E-mail, New Address Types.  Users can specify User Profiles and SNADS User IDs for From, To, or Bcc addresses. Spool Organizer will look up the SMTP address.
  • E-mail and IFS, TSV format.  Users can now E-mail spool entries or write spool entries to IFS in Tab Separated Values (TSV) format. TSV files can be imported into most spreadsheet and database applications.
  • Define Bundle Entry Partial Print Enhanced. Administrators can now define more than 5 relations for Start of segment or End of Segment, Data Search.
  • Monitors, Process SAV. Spool Organizer Monitors, when defined to process Held entries, can optionally process entries in a SAV status.
  • Stored Search Specs. Users can now narrow down the list of Stored Search Specifications viewed from the Display Online Entries screen.
  • Mixed Case Cmd Parms. Spool Organizer command parameters that usually have lower case now support the *MIXED attribute, allowing lower case to be entered without putting the text in quotes.
  • Partuial Print, new attributes. Bundle partial print and Display a Spool entry, partial print functions now support new attributes: OUTBIN, FNTCHRSET, CDEDNT, MUKTIUP, REDUCE, JUSTIFFY, CORNERSTITCH, EDGRSTITCH, SADLSTITCH.
  • Print, Prompting. Print spool entry (option 6) functions allow the user to prompt (F4) to change certain attributes such as FORMTYPE.
  • E-mail Subject substitution values. The E-mail Specification, Subject attribute allows substitution values such as *JOBNAME, *SPLFILE, etc.

Release 5.3 PTF 0111:

  • BDS Software Server access: Users can now access the BDS Software Server directly from their AS/400. Software downloads and current release information can be retrieved.

Release 5.3 PTF 0106:

  • ARCOUTQ, OPTOUTQ Commands: The ARCOUTQ and OPTOUTQ commands now can select spool entries to archive based on a user specified relation (less than, equal to, etc.) to the spool entries Job date.  Also, a user exit program can be called to aid in the selection of spool entries to archive.

Release 5.3 PTF 0000:

  • Web Browser Interface: SpoolOrganizer user functions can be accessed via the Internet using a web browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer. The Display Online Entries and Work with Active Bundles options are available thru the web. Through the web, users can display Online spool entries or Bundle Entries, and download them into their PC the following formats:
    • Adobe PDF
    • HTML
    • Column Separated Values (CSV)
    • Text

Release 5.2 PTF 0000:

  • Write spool entries to IFS Directory:  The SpoolOrganizer DIRSPLE and DIROUTQ commands can write spool entries into an IFS Directory.  Users can display the spool entries from web browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer.  Text, Adobe PDF, HTML, and CSV formats are supported.  Developers can place these commands into their CL programs and application job streams..
  • E-Mail Spool Entry (EMLSPLE) command enhanced:  A SPECNAME parameter has been added to the EMLSPLE command.  This allows the user to override the CSV/PDF Spec name on E-Mail spec.

Problems Corrected:

  • Rel PTF Description
  • 5.6 1701 Email, email addresses passed to IBM API no longer upper-case translated.
  • 5.6 1505 Tasks receive CPD0193 Not authorized to pgm QPMLPMGT.
  • 5.6 1504 Dtaq’s BSOBDLMGR, BSOIDXMGR, BSOLOGREQ, make max size 2 giga-byte.
  • 5.6 1504 Temp work sple file name, use 7-digit number.
  • 5.6 1504 Monitor to Bundle Manager communication, compress certain data.
  • 5.6 1503 (Enhancement) Bundle Manager, partial print, performance greatly enhanced.
  • 5.6 1503 (Enhancement) Attribute Change Specs, added EXPDATE and DAYS parameters.
  • 5.6 1503 PDF, > 200k pages cause MCH0603 in BSO285 @ stmt 390.
  • 5.6 1503 (Enhancement) PDF, support file sizes up to 10 giga-bytes.
  • 5.6 1502 Internal modifications.
  • 5.6 1501 BDS User Profile Coordinator, MCH0603 in BDS01 at statement 166.
  • 5.6 1401 V7R1 & V6R1 IBM PTFs causes MCH0601 in QC2POSIX, BSO262.
  • 5.6 1401 Bundles, Partial Prt type R (range), eml PDF causes MCH1202 in BSO139 @ 3618.
  • 5.6 1302 EMLSPLE cmd, distribution list address invalid, loop sending msg SPO1175.
  • 5.6 1302 Monitors, do not send SPO1167 (Invalid Job date/time). Use Sple open date/time.
  • 5.6 1302 DIRSPLE & DIROUTQ cmds, not able to enter type *TSV.
  • 5.6 1302 List displays, >9999 entries causes I-O error.
  • 5.6 1301 (Enhancement) Monitors, no limit to the number of Selection Specs and Bundle Specs that can be loaded.
  • 5.6 1301 (Enhancement) Mirroring, replicated system's password can be specified on the production machine.
  • 5.6 1204 (Enhancement) DIRSPLE & DIROUTQ cmds, added *DFT to CMBOVPRT parm.
  • 5.6 1203 MGROPTE command, I-O error (duplicate key) in pgm BSO345 for file BSOWNT.
  • 5.6 1202 V7R1, Optical Functions, MCH1202 in BSO192 at 245.
  • 5.6 1202 Bundle Manager, Dup Key in file BSOBSTX causes IO error in BSO125 @ 3261.
  • 5.6 1201 Monitors or DSPOLE, email sple, TSV, MCH3601 received in BSO286 @ 161.
  • 5.6 1104 Create CSV IFS file, create headings gives MCH1202 in BSO286 @ 169.
  • 5.6 1103 DSPOLE exit pgm, spool file attributes parm spaces.
  • 5.6 1103 Sample source BSOIX1, SPLFA0200 parm size increased to 15360 chars.
  • 5.6 1103 Create IFS from optical spool entry, report errors w/more specific message.
  • 5.6 1102 Display a sple, delete work prtf objs in QTEMP after use.
  • 5.6 1102 (Enhancement) DSPOLE cmd, added opt to write selected sple's to the IFS.
  • 5.6 1101 ARCOUTQ, OPTOUTQ, DIROUTQ, FCHOUTQ cmds, sple deleted causes SPO1051 and cmd to terminate.
  • 5.6 1101 (Enhancement) PDF, added compress page data option.
  • 5.6 1101 Update, MCH3601 in BSOUP12 possible.
  • 5.6 1101 Function checks, I-O errors due to record lock timeouts.
  • 5.6 1003 DIRSPLE, DIROUTQ cmds, Invalid PDF Spec, MCH3401 @ 867 or 970.
  • 5.6 1002 Text, CSV, TSV, HTML, Combine overprinted lines.
  • 5.6 1001 Install/Update, CPF3773 (xxx objects not restored).
  • 5.6 0000 PDF files, inch to cm multiplier incorrect.
  • 5.5 0904 Manage Bundle Entries Partial Print, invalid data accepted if F6 pressed.
  • 5.5 0903 Email, date fmt different (job & sysval), fcn chk in BSO295 @ 4400
  • 5.5 0903 Monitors, Email, sple deleted gives API err, MCH3401 in BSO005.
  • 5.5 0903 Monitors, Indexing (Dissasemble), file BSOOLD remains open when Monitor idle.
  • 5.5 0903 Monitor startup, cannot allocate data area BSO40, pgm BSO013 @ 9300.
  • 5.5 0902 (Enhancement) xxxOUTQ cmds, no limit on number of entries in outq.
  • 5.5 0902 Indexing (Dissasemble), zero prt recs in sple causes MCH3401, damaged entry msg.
  • 5.5 0902 Email, long MSF delays and > 1000 sends per job, wrong msg contents sent.
  • 5.5 0902 Spool File Attr Output Priority not numeric causes MCH1202.
  • 5.5 0901 Search ops, Rel=‘CT’, ‘Name’ fields => may get “invalid characters” msg.
  • 5.4 0804 Use latest version (1.2.3) of Flate compression utility
  • 5.5 0803 Display a spool entry, F15 to email, type CSV gives MCH0603 in BSO262 @ 1322.
  • 5.5 0803 (Enhancement) Email, type PDF, use Flate to compress page data.
  • 5.5 0802 Add Processor Group to password expiration messages.
  • 5.5 0801 ARCARCFDTA cmd, many DupKey messages in the joblog.
  • 5.5 0801 E-mail a Bundle, no entries in Bundle causes function check in BSO262
  • 5.5 0801 Manager DataQ’s (Bundle, Index, Log), make size 2 gigabyte
  • 5.5 0704 E-mail, Addr USRPRF(xxx), SMPT route specified in WRKDIRE screen gives CPF3C17, SPO1170
  • 5.5 0704 MGROPTE cmd, LAN-attached, gives OPT6704 (OPNDR cmd not supported)
  • 5.5 0704 (Enhancement) Added MGRCATE (Migrate Archive Catalog Entries) command.
  • 5.5 0703 E-mail, MIME-Version keyword, wrap parentheses around comment.
  • 5.5 0703 E-mail, non-PDF attachments, do not generate mult lines per print line.
  • 5.5 0703 DIROUTQ, DIRSPLE cmds, do not generate mult lines per print line.
  • 5.5 0702 PRTOLE cmd, I/O op failed, stmt 407 status 42.
  • 5.5 0701 DSPOLE cmd, opt 6 to Print, sple not on media causes submitted job to loop.
  • 5.5 0701 FORMFEED(*CONT2) can cause fcn chk in BSO008 at 21600.
  • 5.5 0701 ARCOLE, OPTOLE cmds, many DUPKEY messages may appear in joblog.
  • 5.5 0701 (Enhancement) All physical and logical files now ACCPTHSIZ(*MAX1TB).
  • 5.5 0605 E-mail addresses, allow hyphen in 1st character.
  • 5.5 0604 Display a spool entry, *AFPDS, MCH0601 received in BSO052 @ 3869.
  • 5.5 0604 Display a spool entry, *AFPDS, 1 print line taking multiple records optimized.
  • 5.5 0604 Monitors, Attribute Change spec, sple deleted causes fcn-chk.
  • 5.5 0604 Tailoring Options Display, E-mail Options, Page Measurement *SPLFILE not valid.
  • 5.5 0604 Display a Spool Entry, F-15 to E-mail, *PDF, E-mail spec’s Page Measurement attr different than PDF spec’s causes generated PDF unreadable.
  • 5.5 0603 Bundle Manager, Large Bundles, SPO1088 & SPO1086 received, entries not added.
  • 5.5 0603 Index Mgr, test End cmd’s timestamp before honoring.
  • 5.5 0603 Define Bundle Desc, Disp Specifications, From/To not *ALL shows no entries.
  • 5.5 0603 DSPSOLOG, search screen, added Bundle Seq and Linnum fields.
  • 5.5 0603 Monitor, AttrChg HOLD-YES & ToOutq-HOLD gives CPF3337, Monitor ends.
  • 5.5 0603 Data Queues now use the Auto Reclaim attribute.
  • 5.5 0602 CSV/TSV Specs, from/to columns and lines, allow up to 512.
  • 5.5 0000 DSPOLE.htm, Optical Entries, Dis-assembled gives MCH1202 in BSO091.
  • 5.5 0000 DSPOLE.htm & WRKACTBDL.htm, CSV, Display gives only a Save option, no Open option.
  • 5.5 0000 Disp Sple, E-mail (F-15), invalid E-mail spec causes wrong field highlighted.
  • 5.5 0000 Define E-mail specs, attachment name truncate size truncates specified name.
  • 5.5 0000 Define E-mail specs, increase truncate size default to 10.
  • 5.5 0000 Define E-mail specs, mass change, edit error causes display to hang.
  • 5.5 0000 E-mail, attachment name > 32 characters truncated.
  • 5.5 0000 SAVOUTQ cmd, outq or lib *ALL or *LIBL, outq or lib not found, send warning msg instead of error.
  • 5.4 0507 Monitors, CPF3340 (dupl. job in sys), others, passed from API causes loop.
  • 5.4 0507 E-mail, spaces in attachment name, don’t replace with ‘X’.
  • 5.4 0506 From/To/BCC Address type user or snads, user profile with >1 SMTP address causes MCH0603 @ statement 168.
  • 5.4 0506 DSPOPTE cmd, >99999 entries causes I-O Operation Failed message.
  • 5.4 0505 OPTOLE, OPTOUTQ and OPTARCFDTA cmds, multi-volume, specified volume list not equal to volumes used, SPO-1119 (optical volume full) received.
  • 5.4 0505 DSPOPTE, more than 9999 entries gives IO error in BSO197.
  • 5.4 0505 OPTOLE, OPTOUTQ and OPTARCFDTA cmds, error on CHGOPTVOL cmd.
  • 5.4 0504 Display a spool entry, type *SCS, press F-15 to e-mail, type PDF or CSV/TSV, blank or incorrect page data e-mailed.
  • 5.4 0503 Apache server, receive “The Page Cannot be Displayed”, “500 Internal server error”.
  • 5.4 0503 Web Browser interface, Display type CSV gives MCH1202 in BSO300 at stmt 2086.
  • 5.4 0502 (Enhancement) Sple Page, allow for more than 256 records per page.
  • 5.4 0502 Monitor, Changing DUPLEX attribute causes fcn chk
  • 5.4 0502 (Enhancement) Use a separate class (BSOBATCH) for print tasks.
  • 5.4 0501 Email, non-English CCSID’s, valid addresses give SPO1175 (invalid address).
  • 5.4 0501 (Enhancement) RCTSPORQ cmd, recreates damaged data queues.
  • 5.4 0501 DIRSPLE, DIROUTQ cmds, do not allow path QDLS (not supported).
  • 5.4 0501 Display a spool entry, F15 to Email, Subject *USRDTA, etc, not converted.
  • 5.4 0501 (Enhancement) Display a spool enty, F15 to Email, allow an Email Spec for default values.
  • 5.4 0501 (Enhancement) Display a spool entry, F15 to Email, Log Period, Read/Change Security fields added.
  • 5.4 0501 (Enhancement) Monitor Exit Programs, sample source code now provided.
  • 5.4 0407 Print functions (option 6), send error messages to QSYSOPR.
  • 5.4 0407 V5R3M0, PDF processing, function check if OS/400 HTTP server feature not installed.
  • 5.4 0407 Function check during Update if IFS objects changed (object owner, etc.).
  • 5.4 0406 EMLSPLE cmd, Sple open or writing during processing gives MCH0603 in BSO285.
  • 5.4 0406 Monitor, Attribute Change, DRAWER change caused re-gen of sple.
  • 5.4 0405 OPTOUTQ & OPTARCFDTA cmds, processed Volume List different than specified Volume List gives corrupted Optical Catalog records.
  • 5.4 0405 EMLSPLE cmd, Sple deleted during processing gives MCH3401 in BSO292.
  • 5.4 0405 DIRxxx cmds and Text attachments, tab and other characters replaced with spaces.
  • 5.4 0404 Printer Device type *USERASCII, MCH3601 in BSO215 at statement 67.
  • 5.4 0404 DIRxxx cmds and Text attachments, tab and other characters replaced with spaces.
  • 5.4 0404 Message SPO1051 due to MCH3342, better explanation text.
  • 5.4 0404 Common module BDS01 updated.
  • 5.4 0403 EMLSPLE cmd specifying FROMADDR, resend (DSPSNTML) gives SPO1168 Subcommand: INITHDR (From Address blank)
  • 5.4 0402 Display Online Entries (HTTP interface), security code authorization not performed.
  • 5.4 0401 DIRSPLE cmd, type TXT, HTML or CSV/TSV, old IFS file not deleted.
  • 5.4 0312 Update from 5.4 0306 or earlier, Data file CCSID not 37 (changed by user), empty files after update.
  • 5.4 0311 *SCS, BDS Display and Bundle Partial Print, text not on correct column
  • 5.4 0311 EMLSPLE command, address USRPRF(*SPLUSER), error (bad format) received.
  • 5.4 0311 Monitor receives CPF3303 if spool entry deleted.
  • 5.4 0311 USRDFNDTA attribute support added.
  • 5.4 0311 VEROLE command, more file checks added.
  • 5.4 0311 Bundle manager, I-O error (duplicate key in BSOBSTX) received.
  • 5.4 0311 Update, I-O error in BSOUP01 (dupkey) for file BSOBSTX or BSOBDLX possible.
  • 5.4 0310 Support 6-digit Spool Number
  • 5.4 0310 Removed Diskette Support
  • 5.4 0309 EMLSPLE cmd, Atch file name, Special Values not in upper case not substituting.
  • 5.4 0309 EMLSPLE cmd, To or Bcc Addr *FILE, recl > 512, causes MCH0603.
  • 5.4 0309 EMLSPLE cmd, BCCAddr *FILE, msg “*FILE is not a valid address” received.
  • 5.4 0309 (Enhancement) EMLSPLE cmd, Comment records allowed in address files.
  • 5.4 0309 E-mail addr *SPLUSER and *JOBUSER causes errors.
  • 5.4 0309 DSPSNTML cmd, change attrs, IO error occurs.
  • 5.4 0308 Bundle Partial Print, large (>35K page) sple, looping occurs.
  • 5.4 0307 (Enhancement) E-mail subject, allow more than 1 sub value (*JOBNAME, etc)
  • 5.4 0307 E-mail, attachment file name, blank sub value gives file name of .pdfK
  • 5.4 0307 (Enhancement) CSV, use sysval QDECFMT to determine decimal point/comma.
  • 5.4 0307 PDF, long narrow forms cause calculated font size too big
  • 5.4 0307 Job CCSID other than 37 (US English EBCDIC) causes occasional fcn chk.
  • 5.4 0307 DSPOLE, sort by job date, job time not sorted within date.
  • 5.4 0306 Display old Archive Tape (~ 1994), MCH0603 in BSO052 @ 3703
  • 5.4 0305 Update from 5.4 0301 or earlier, CSV/TSV specs corrupted.
  • 5.4 0304 EMLSPLE cmd, splf name *LAST, *ONLY, or *PREVENT causes “File not found” or other errors.
  • 5.4 0303 Maintain CSV/TSV specs, wrong field indicated if an error.
  • 5.4 0302 Libs BRODERICK & BDSDATA not created with CRTAUT(*CHANGE).
  • 5.4 0301 Tape Library systems, SpoolOrganizer cannot use shared devices
  • 5.4 0301 Web Browser interface, display Active Bundles, IO error in BSO327
  • 5.4 0206 Display sent mail, MCH1201 received in BSO265.
  • 5.4 0205 Manage Bundle Entry Partial Print specs, F3 or F12 may allow zero specs, causing the Bundle Manager to Fcn Chk.
  • 5.4 0205 (Enhancement) Display Sent Mail Log, Resend, change recipient list opt added.
  • 5.4 0205 (Enhancement) Display Spool Entry, Print part, skip blank pages option added.
  • 5.4 0204 DSPOLE cmd, List Stored Sch Specs, F18 to limit, blank screen displays.
  • 5.4 0204 V5R1, Search Indexes, search does not limit results.
  • 5.4 0204 Define Bundle Partial Print specs, multiple update sessions gives corrupted data.
  • 5.4 0204 IFS Directory /BRODERICK/SPOR40/TMP missing gives MCH0601 in BSO262
  • 5.4 0203 LAN-attached Optical, V5R1, Display Optical Entries gives errors.
  • 5.4 0203 LAN-attached Optical, OPTOLE, OPTOUTQ, and OPTARCFDTA cmds, Out of space error received.
  • 5.4 0203 (Enhancement) BDS to AS/400 Update Download facility can recover from CRC errors.
  • 5.4 0202 Bundle Manager, partial print causes I-O err in BSO125 at 3086.
  • 5.4 0201 Start several monitors gives CPF1002 in BSO013
  • 5.4 0201 Disp a sple, E-mail (F15), prompt for CSV spec gives "User not authorized".
  • 5.4 0201 Send E-mail (Monitor & Bundle), From Name not in message.
  • 5.4 0201 Bundle Manager, partial print causes I-O err in BSO125 at 3086.
  • 5.4 0000 Display a spool entry, print function, blank pages contain the next page’s 1st line.
  • 5.4 0000 DIRSPLE and DIROUTQ, ASCII CCSID not put in file attribute.
  • 5.4 0000 ARCOUTQ and OPTOUTQ, sple deleted causes archive to abend.
  • 5.3 0203 V4R4 or earlier, error CPF3C21 received during update to new release.
  • 5.3 0202 V4R4 or earlier, Tailoring Options screen, error received.
  • 5.3 0201 V5R1, Monitors receive API errors CPF3C40 and CPF3309 (sple deleted).
  • 5.3 0201 Display a spool entry gives MCH3601 in BSO016.
  • 5.3 0201 Display a spool entry, devtype *SCS, overstrikes or underlines may cause range err.
  • 5.3 0201 Display a spool entry, dev type *AFPDS or *IPDS, underlines may not print.
  • 5.3 0201 BDS Software Server, server at BDS hung causes MCH1202, other errors at client.
  • 5.3 0113 New Software Server interface.
  • 5.3 0112 Added BDS Software Server Problem Data Upload.
  • 5.3 0110 Overstrike, 100th line, data at pos 1 on next pass & wrong char might print.
  • 5.3 0110 Overstrikes cause MCH 1203
  • 5.3 0110 E-mail Bundle, E-mail spec not found=>MCH 1203
  • 5.3 0110 Diplay a sple, wrong lines displayed
  • 5.3 0110 Split screen, eof on 1 ssn causes eof at other ssn
  • 5.3 0110 EMLSPLE, To-Name may contain garbage
  • 5.3 0108 Display Bundle Entry Sple attr, User data attr spaces.
  • 5.3 0108 Global Search for Text, AFPDS spool entries skipped.
  • 5.3 0108 Global Search for Text, msg 'COUNT ZERO AND FILE OPEN FLAG Y' in job log.
  • 5.3 0108 DSPOLE, optical entries created with DISASM=Y, scalar error received.
  • 5.3 0108 Display Sent Mail, search on To Address, MCH-3401 at 1633 received..
  • 5.3 0107 Web Browser interface, PDF files, errors displaying (blank pages, Adobe damage msg, etc.).
  • 5.3 0107 Web Browser interface, PDF files, Close error RC=50 in joblog.
  • 5.3 0106 PDF files, cannot “Save As” on the PC and will not print to PostScript printers.
  • 5.3 0106 EMLSPLE, DIRSPLE, DIROUTQ cmds, >31 entries gives CPF33AA (too many API’s open).
  • 5.3 0106 Define Outq Distr. List entries, >9999 entries causes IO error.
  • 5.3 0106 Web Browser, Display entries, List Saved, security officers cannot see other users’ saved Stored Search specs.
  • 5.3 0106 Web Browser, Display entries, Restore, message “ERROR RETRIEVING PARM subject” received.
  • 5.3 0106 OPTOUTQ, DIROUTQ cmds, error sending message.
  • 5.3 0105 E-mail, From/To Name, Special characters lost.
  • 5.3 0105 Display a sple, E-mail part of entry, Atchmnt File len > 32 causes fcn chk.
  • 5.3 0105 (Enhancement) Display a sple, E-mail part of entry, defaults from Tailoring Options.
  • 5.3 0104 Bundle Manager, MCH-3401 received in program BSO125 at stmt 2717.
  • 5.3 0103 Bundle Manager, Bundle Num (BNum) > 99,999 causes MCH-3401.
  • 5.3 0102 DIRSPLE or DIROUTQ, out format HTML, >= 198 CPL, MCH-1210 received.
  • 5.3 0101 Indexing, 1st index entry in a spool entry contains previous index entry’s value.
  • 5.3 0101 Monitors, API errors received: File Handle not valid or Library not found.
  • 5.3 0101 Monitors, very busy Bundling (many partial prints), receive “Storage limit reached for data queue BSOBDLMGR”.
  • 5.3 0101 Added TOADDR(*EMLDST) to EMLSPLE command.
  • 5.3 0006 E-mail, MCH-3601 received if OS/400 HTTP server feature not installed.
  • 5.3 0006 ARCOUTQ, OPTOUTQ cmds, API errors not handled correctly, MCH-3601 occurs.
  • 5.3 0005 Global Search for text, text not found in entry.
  • 5.3 0005 Global Search for text, allow from and to column > 256.
  • 5.3 0004 Monitor, ready entries in source outq at startup, 1st entry processed multiple times.
  • 5.3 0004 DSPARCE, DSPOPTE commands, work files give file extension messages.
  • 5.3 0003 E-mail attachment file name, added *USRDTA, *FORMTYP, *JOBNUM, *SPLNUM and *OUTQ special values.
  • 5.3 0003 Zero lines on a page causes fcn check in Indexing, Display, and E-mail processing.
  • 5.3 0002 Web Browser, Configuration object example, use %%SYSTEM%% Validation List.
  • 5.3 0002 Update procedures receive function check restoring HTTP objects (Owner change and/or OS version error).
  • 5.3 0001 Update/Install procedures receive function check restoring HTTP objects (Owner change and/or OS version error).
  • 5.3 0001 DSPOLE.HTM, Access Search Screen not checked, all OLDB and Optical entries returned.
  • 5.3 0001 OS/400 < V4R4, function check CPF-3743 during update/install.

E-mail Utilities™

Enhancements:

Release 1.3  PTF 1702

  • ASP Support added. E-mail Utilities product libraries can be installed in ASPs other than the System
    ASP (ASP = 1). Basic ASPs (1 – 32) and Independent ASPs (33 – 256) are supported.
  • Multiple Instances per LPAR supported. E-mail Utilities can have multiple instances within the same
    LPAR. Each instance operates independently of the others. The multiple instances can be running at the
    same time.

Release 1.3  PTF 0000

  • Spool PDF Overlay/400™ interface added. Generated PDF files can be created by the Spool PDF Overlay/400 product, which supports the following:
    • Overlays
    • Images
    • Multiple, Embedded Fonts
    All Spool Organizer functions that create PDF files will support the Spool PDF Overlay/400 interface. Contact BDS for a 30-day free trial of the Spool PDF Overlay/400 product.

Release 1.2 PTF 0000:

  • Encryption addedE-mail attachments and IFS files can be encrypted. The industry standard Rijndael algorithm with a 128 bit key is supported. The encrypted file is Windows exe file that users execute. Users must enter a password to access the attachment. All E-mail Utilities E-mail functions support encryption.

Release 1.1 PTF 0301:

  • EMLSPLF command, multiple attachments. Users can specify more than 1 attachment. Each attachment can be a different spool entry, type, or attachment name.
  • CSV/TSV, headings option. Users can specify column headings for e-mail part types CSV or TSV.
  • DIRSPLE & DIROUTQ, Data Authorities. Users can specify Data Authorities to assign to created IFS files.

Release 1.1 PTF 0000:

  • E-mail IFS File command: Users can E-mail IFS files to Internet users. High quality HTML messages can be created using PC applications, then moved to the AS/400 and sent via E-mail utilities. HTML, PDF, and other popular formats can be E-mailed.
  • Blind Carbon Copy (Bcc) addresses: The EMLDTAF, EMLSPLF, and EMLIFSF commands allow the user to specify Bcc recipients in addition to or instead of To recipients. Bcc recipients will not appear in the message header.
  • New Address types: Addresses (From, To, and Bcc) can now be specified as USRPRF(userid) or SNADSUSR(aaaa bbbb). E-mail utilities will retrieve and substitute the user’s SMTP address.
  • Tab Separated Values (TSV): TSV, which is similar to Comma Separated Values (CSV), is now supported as an output file type.
  • Command Parms, Mixed Case: The Mixed Case attribute is now supported, allowing users to enter lower case into many parameters (addresses, subject, etc) without having to enclose the values in quote marks.
  • Created File CCSID set: The CCSID attribute of created IFS files (DIRDTAF and DIRSPLF cmds) is now set to the specified ASCII CCSID.

Release 1.0 PTF 0107:

  • BDS Software Server access: Users can now access the BDS Software Server directly from their AS/400. Software downloads and current release information can be retrieved.

Problems Corrected:

  • Rel PTF Description
  • 1.3 1701 Email, email addresses passed to IBM API no longer upper-case translated.
  • 1.3 1503 Tasks receive CPD0193 Not authorized to pgm QPMLPMGT.
  • 1.3 1502 PDF, > 200k pages cause MCH0603.
  • 1.3 1502 (Enhancement) PDF, support file sizes up to 10 giga-bytes.
  • 1.3 1501 Internal modifications.
  • 1.3 1401 V7R1 & V6R1 IBM PTFs causes MCH0601 in QC2POSIX, BEM004.
  • 1.3 1301 (Enhancement) Mirroring, replicated system's password can be specified on the production machine.
  • 1.3 1202 (Enhancement) DIRSPLF cmd, added *DFT to CMBOVPRT parm.
  • 1.3 1201 (Enhancement) DIRSPLF cmd, added CMBOVPRT (combine overprint) parm.
  • 1.3 1101 (Enhancement) PDF, added Compress Page Data option.
  • 1.3 1101 Data Files, changed to WAITRCD(*NOMAX)
  • 1.3 1003 Update, I-O error, file OBEMCSV not found.
  • 1.3 1003 Update, Level check on file BEMPDF after update proc.
  • 1.3 1002 Text, CSV, TSV, HTML, Combine overprinted lines.
  • 1.3 Install/Update, V5R4 machines, CPF3773 (xxx objects not restored).
  • 1.3 0000 PDF files, inch to cm multiplier incorrect.
  • 1.2 0903 EMLDTAF & EMLIFSF cmds, msg “File NOTEFILE not found.”
  • 1.2 0902 Long MSF delays and > 1000 sends per job, wrong msg contents sent.
  • 1.2 0902 Email, long MSF delays and > 1000 sends per job, wrong msg contents sent.
  • 1.2 0901 Spool File Attr Output Priority not numeric causes MCH1202.
  • 1.2 0805 EMLDTAF, DIRDTAF cmds, packed or zoned fields, num digits>18 gives fcn chk.
  • 1.2 0804 Use latest version (1.2.3) of Flate compression utility
  • 1.2 0803 (Enhancement) Email, type PDF, use Flate to compress page data.
  • 1.2 0802 Add Processor Group to password expiration messages.
  • 1.2 0801 EMLDTAF, DIRDTAF commands, > approx. 50 fields, Header record corrupted.
  • 1.2 0801 Install or Update, CPF383E (0 objects not restored) due to owner changed.
  • 1.2 0702 E-mail, MIME-Version keyword, wrap parentheses around comment.
  • 1.2 0702 E-mail, non-PDF attachments, do not generate mult lines per print line.
  • 1.2 0702 DIRSPLF cmd, do not generate mult lines per print line.
  • 1.2 0701 Update proc, IFS objs changed (owner, etc.) cause CPF383E in BEMUPDT.
  • 1.2 0701 (Enhancement) All physical and logical files now ACCPTHSIZ(*MAX1TB).
  • 1.2 0602 E-mail addresses, allow hyphen in 1st character.
  • 1.2 0601 E-mail a spool entry, *AFPDS, 1 print line taking multiple records optimized.
  • 1.2 0000 EMLSPLF cmd, SPECNAME(*EMLSPC) special value not valid.
  • 1.1 0504 E-mail, spaces in attachment name, don’t replace with ‘X’.
  • 1.1 0504 Sple errors (CPF3340, etc.), “Sple not found” message sent.
  • 1.1 0504 CPF3303, CPF3309 (Sple not found), API error reported to user.
  • 1.1 0504 EMLIFSF cmd, file size an even multiple of 4K gives MCH0603 @ 925.
  • 1.1 0503 From/To/BCC Address type user or snads, user profile with >1 SMTP address causes MCH0603 @ statement 168.
  • 1.1 0502 (Enhancement) Sple Page, allow for more than 256 records per page.
  • 1.1 0501 Email, non-English CCSID’s, valid addresses give BEM1017 (invalid address).
  • 1.1 0501 IFS cmds, do not allow file system QDLS (not supported).
  • 1.1 0406 V5R3M0, PDF processing, function check if OS/400 HTTP server feature not installed.
  • 1.1 0405 EMLSPLF cmd, Sple open or writing during processing gives MCH0603.
  • 1.1 0404 EMLSPLF cmd, Sple deleted during processing gives MCH3401 in BEM030.
  • 1.1 0404 DIRxxx cmds and Text attachments, tab and other characters replaced with spaces.
  • 1.1 0403 Printer Device type *USERASCII, MCH3601 in BEM041 at statement 67.
  • 1.1 0403 DIRxxx cmds and Text attachments, tab and other characters replaced with spaces.
  • 1.1 0402 (Enhancement) EMLDTAF & DIRDTAF cmds, attachment record length up to 32K.
  • 1.1 0401 DIRSPLF cmd, type TXT, HTML or CSV/TSV, old IFS file not deleted.
  • 1.1 0305 *SCS data, text not on correct column.
  • 1.1 0305 (Enhancement) EMLDTAF cmd, HDGOPT parm, added *FLDNAME and *AFLDNAME.
  • 1.1 0305 EMLSPLF command, address USRPRF(*SPLUSER), error (bad format) received.
  • 1.1 0304 EMLSPLF cmd, Atch file name, Special Values not in upper case not substituting.
  • 1.1 0304 EMLSPLF cmd, To or Bcc Addr *FILE, source file or recl > 128, causes MCH0603.
  • 1.1 0304 EMLSPLF cmd, BCCAddr *FILE, msg “*FILE is not a valid address” received.
  • 1.1 0304 (Enhancement) Comment records allowed in address files.
  • 1.1 0303 (Enhancement) E-mail subject, allow more than 1 sub value (*JOBNAME, etc)
  • 1.1 0303 E-mail, attachment file name, blank sub value gives file name of .pdfK
  • 1.1 0303 (Enhancement) CSV, use sysval QDECFMT to determine decimal point/comma.
  • 1.1 0303 PDF, long narrow forms cause calculated font size too big
  • 1.1 0303 Job CCSID other than 37 (US English EBCDIC) causes occasional fcn chk.
  • 1.1 0302 EMLSPLE cmd, splf name *LAST, *ONLY, or *PREVENT causes “File not found” or other errors.
  • 1.1 0301 EMLIFSF cmd, internal border displays in inline attachment.
  • 1.1 0203 EMLxxxF, DIRxxx cmds, help text, some required parms shown as optional.
  • 1.1 0202 Maintain CSV/TSV specs, display errors.
  • 1.1 0202 (Enhancement) BDS to AS/400 Update Download facility can recover from CRC errors.
  • 1.1 0201 EMLxxxF cmds, Bad SNADS user specified causes MCH0603.
  • 1.0 0203 V4R4 or earlier, error CPF3C21 received during update to new release.
  • 1.0 0202 V4R4 or earlier, Tailoring Options screen, error received.
  • 1.0 0201 E-mail a spool entry gives MCH3601 in BEM039.
  • 1.0 0201 E-mail a spool entry, devtype *SCS, overstrikes or underlines may cause range err.
  • 1.0 0201 E-mail a spool entry, dev type *AFPDS or *IPDS, underlines may not print.
  • 1.0 0201 BDS Software Server, server at BDS hung causes MCH1202, other errors at client.1.0 0109 New Software Server interface.
  • 1.0 0108 Added BDS Software Server Problem Data Upload.
  • 1.0 0106 EMLSPLE, To-Name may contain garbage
  • 1.0 0105 Use processor feature code
  • 1.0 0104 EMLSPLF, DIRSPLF cmd, PDF files, Close error RC=50 in joblog.
  • 1.0 0103 PDF files, cannot “Save As” on the PC and will not print to PostScript printers.
  • 1.0 0103 EMLSPLF& DIRSPLF, >31 times gives CPF33AA (too many API’s open).
  • 1.0 0103 Added/corrected help text for BEMSETUP and EMLADM cmds.
  • 1.0 0102 E-mail, From/To Name, Special characters lost.
  • 1.0 0101 EMLADM Menu, Select PDF option gives HTML option.

Spool PDF Overlay/400™

Enhancements:

Release 1.2 PTF 1702:

  • ASP Support added:  Spool PDF Overlay product libraries can be installed in ASPs other than the
    System ASP (ASP = 1). Basic ASPs (1 – 32) and Independent ASPs (33 – 256) are supported.
  • Multiple Instances per LPAR supported:  Spool PDF Overlay can have multiple instances within the
    same LPAR. Each instance operates independently of the others. The multiple instances can be running at
    the same time.

Release 1.2 PTF 0000:

  • Graphics support added:  Graphics commands are now supported.
  • Barcode support added:  Barcodes are now supported.

Release 1.1 PTF 0000:

  • IBM MMR Compression support added:  Images compressed using IBM’s MMR algorithm is now supported.
  • Named Color support added:  Images using named colors are now supported.
  • 1-bit Component support added:  Images having 1-bit color components are now supported.

Problems Corrected:

  • Rel PTF Description
  • 1.2 1701 Exclude non-SCS, AFPDS printer device types.
  • 1.2 1502 Tasks receive CPD0193 Not authorized to pgm QPMLPMGT.
  • 1.2 1501 Internal modifications.
  • 1.2 1401 SCS, BACKOVL(*NONE) gives MCH0601 in BOV016 at stmt 4.
  • 1.2 1401 No user Font definitions gives CPF2817 (no records copied) during update.
  • 1.2 1401 SCS spool entries rotated CCW instead of CW.
  • 1.2 1401 SCS spool entries, *AUTO, rotated text not aligned correctly.
  • 1.2 1401 (Enhancement) SCS, added Margin option to adjust text up/down or left/right.
  • 1.2 1401 Processing open Sple causes damaged PDF file, Acrobat open errors.
  • 1.2 1303 Certain fonts, Font Height/Font With attributes not processed.
  • 1.2 1303 European CCSIDs, decimal comma causes error when opening PDF file.
  • 1.2 1303 System FGID Definitions updated.
  • 1.2 1303 Define FGID specs, IBM 5250 emulator, IO error @ stmt 2211.
  • 1.2 1302 AFPDS, Underscore and Suppress Data commands not processed.
  • 1.2 1301 (Enhancement) Mirroring, replicated system's password can be specified on the production machine.
  • 1.2 1201 (Enhancement) Added option to rotate the page when displaying in Adobe Acrobat.
  • 1.2 1201 Manage Options Specs, F4 to Mass change, receive MCH1202 in BOV038 at 1062.
  • 1.2 1101 Internal compress = Y, barcode not printed.
  • 1.2 1101 Large barcodes may be clipped.
  • 1.2 1101 Page Rotate = 90 or 270, barcode placement on page not correct.
  • 1.2 1101 Barcodes, Human-readable information, default to bottom of bar.
  • 1.2 1101 Barcodes, add a margin between Human-readable information and bar.
  • 1.2 1101 AFP, Medium size not specified, use page size.
  • 1.2 0000 Incorrect font width used in certain conditions.
  • 1.2 0000 Ovl name != ovl obj name gives Resource *SPLE, object type *OVL was not found.
  • 1.1 1102 (Enhancement) Support ASCII in text data stream.
  • 1.1 1102 (Enhancement) Support Outline Font designations
  • 1.1 1102 Multiple fonts in resource, font attributes not set correctly.
  • 1.1 1101 Function checks, I-O errors due to record lock timeouts.
  • 1.1 1004 FGID Specs table, member SYS, added widths for character codes 127-255.
  • 1.1 1004 (Enhancement) Added EBCDIC and ASCII CCSIDs to Options Specs.
  • 1.1 1004 Import Font Specs, Warnings issued.
  • 1.1 1004 Import Font Specs, generate widths for character codes 127-255.
  • 1.1 1004 Import Font Specs, added function to import widths only.
  • 1.1 1004 RetrieveFontAttrs, obj dictionary attrs w/trailing spaces generate warnings.
  • 1.1 1004 Database files, change record wait parm to *NOMAX.
  • 1.1 1003 BOVSPLPDF API, MCH3601 received at stmt 174.
  • 1.1 1003 (Enhancement) Option to specify Overlay top and left margins added.
  • 1.1 1003 (Enhancement) Font substitution, added option to sub font if the source font exists.
  • 1.1 1003 AFPDS, page length/width, get from Options Spec if data stream dictates.
  • 1.1 1003 Change Font Sub entry, invalid value entered, rev image/pos cursor done incorrectly.
  • 1.1 1002 Image compress type none causes "There was an error processing the page".
  • 1.1 1002 Multiple text segments per page supported.
  • 1.1 1002 Space in Object Names (Font, etc.) causes  "There was an error processing the page".
  • 1.1 1002 Manage FGID Specs, Add/Copy, Import causes MCH3601 in BOV032 at 2671.
  • 1.1 1002 Added Font Substitution Messages to the Joblog.
  • 1.1 1002 RtvFontAttrs.exe, Invalid RBA message.
  • 1.1 1001 (Enhancement) Compress page data segments.
  • 1.1 0000 Image orientation > 0 degrees not displayed properly.
  • 1.1 0000 Outline placed around images compressed with CCITT G4.
  • 1.0 1001 Install/Update, V5R4 machines, CPF3773 (xxx objects not restored).

Remote SpoolPrint3X/400™

Enhancements:

Release 6.2 PTF 0000:

  • ASP Support added:  Remote SpoolPrint product libraries can be installed in ASPs other than the
    System ASP (ASP = 1). Basic ASPs (1 – 32) and Independent ASPs (33 – 256) are supported.
  • Multiple Instances per LPAR supported:  Remote SpoolPrint can have multiple instances within the
    same LPAR. Each instance operates independently of the others. The multiple instances can be running at
    the same time.

Release 6.0 PTF 0000:

  • TCP Support added. Users can now send spool entries via TCP/IP between AS/400s. SSL and error correction is supported.

Release 5.3 PTF 0102:

  • BDS Software Server access: Users can now access the BDS Software Server directly from their AS/400. Software downloads and current release information can be retrieved.

Release 5.3 PTF 9704:

  • AS/400 to S/370 MVS, Pagewidth increased. Page widths of up to 384 (OS/400 maximum) are now supported.
 

Problems Corrected:

  • Rel PTF  Description
  • 6.2 0000 SNADS Writers, Remote Writer job always ends abnormally.
  • 6.1 1503 Tasks receive CPD0193 Not authorized to pgm QPMLPMGT.
  • 6.1 1502 Internal modifications.
  • 6.1 1501 BDS User Profile Coordinator, MCH0603 in BDS01 at statement 166.
  • 6.1 1301 (Enhancement) Mirroring, replicated system's password can be specified on the production machine.
  • 6.1 1103 BRSPLUPD cmd, CPF7304 received in BRSPLUPDT at stmt 43300.
  • 6.1 1102 Function checks, I-O errors due to record lock timeouts.
  • 6.1 1101 (Enhancement) Support up to 150k entries in an outq.
  • 6.1 1001 Install/Update, V5R4 machines, CPF3773 (xxx objects not restored).
  • 6.1 1001 Install/Update, V5R4 machines, CPF3773 (xxx objects not restored).
  • 6.1 0801 Add Processor Group to password expiration messages.
  • 6.1 0701 Tailoring option Default User not *CREATE, user profile does not exist on receiving system -->MCH3401 in QSPGETSP then BRS1042 w/RC=20 in submitted job.
  • 6.1 0000 BRSPLSETUP, errors from previous screen show up on current display.
  • 6.1 0000 TCP writers, Listen Backlog may be set incorrectly.
  • 6.1 0000 Logging, some records have garbage in the Receive Job fields.
  • 6.1 0000 AS/400 SNA writers, Logging=Yes, Evoke error gives MCH1202 in BRSPL35 at 1058.
  • 6.1 0000 TCP writers, invalid server password gives wrong message.
  • 6.0 0504 STRRMSVR, ENDRMSVR cmds, added help text.
  • 6.0 0504 RSPL menu, prompt list commands.
  • 6.0 0503 Internal changes.
  • 6.0 0502 TCP Writers, Target Outq not found, output placed in QGPL/QPRINT.
  • 6.0 0501 (Enhancement) RCTRSPLQ cmd, recreates damaged data queues.
  • 6.0 0402 Target Writers, Default User Profile not = *CREATE, user profiles deleted.
  • 6.0 0401 Manage Remote Writers, Writer name not displayed on Type screen.
  • 6.0 0305 Remote Writer receives CPF3303 if spool entry deleted.
  • 6.0 0304 Update procedure, Log file BRSPLLOG needed extended multiple times.
  • 6.0 0303 MVS Writers, V5R2, DBCS causes error on CPYSPLF command.
  • 6.0 0302 (Enhancement) TCP, auto detect remote address type.
  • 6.0 0302 TCP400 Writers, User ID *DFT, default User ID/Password not sent.
  • 6.0 0301 TCP Server, start when already started, fcn chk during send message.
  • 6.0 0301 Manage Remote Writers, edit error messages do not display.
  • 5.3 0206 Submitted task Gets Fcn chk in decomp routine or Sple disappears.
  • 5.3 0205 Manage Remote Writers, MVS, Edit error causes end of program.
  • 5.3 0204 SBM Task gets CPF33DF (API Object Destroyed).
  • 5.3 0204 (Enhancement) BDS to AS/400 Update Download facility can recover from CRC errors.
  • 5.3 0203 V4R4 or earlier, error CPF3C21 received during update to new release.
  • 5.3 0202 V4R4 or earlier, Tailoring Options screen, error received.
  • 5.3 0201 V5R1, Monitors receive API errors CPF3C40 and CPF3309 (sple deleted).
  • 5.3 0201 BDS Software Server, server at BDS hung causes MCH1202, other errors.
  • 5.3 0104 New Software Server interface.
  • 5.3 0103 Added BDS Software Server Problem Data Upload.
  • 5.3 0101 Use processor feature code.
  • 5.3 9901 Install and update supports media on CD-ROM.
  • 5.3 9803 Year 2000, Tasks can now remain active during the century change.
  • 5.3 9802 Source outq's DTAQ parameter not set to *NONE when Writer ends.
  • 5.3 9801 Work-around for IBM APAR SA64658 (CPF-33F2, offset 3452).
  • 5.3 9801 Security level 40, Fcn chk if user not authorized to user profile QSYSOPR.

FileXfer3X/400™

Enhancements:

Release 5.2 PTF 0000:

  • ASP Support added:  File Xfer product libraries can be installed in ASPs other than the
    System ASP (ASP = 1). Basic ASPs (1 – 32) and Independent ASPs (33 – 256) are supported.
  • Multiple Instances per LPAR supported:  File Xfer can have multiple instances within the
    same LPAR. Each instance operates independently of the others. The multiple instances can be running at
    the same time.

Release 5.1 PTF 0000:

  • TCP port usage simplified: The TCP subport definitions for the FileXfer Server are no longer needed.
    The main port that the FileXfer Server listens on performs the entire transaction. Administrators no
    longer need to open a large range of ports in their firewalls to use FileXfer TCP support.
  • Wait until end enhanced: The ENDXFSVR command now has a WAITDLY parameter, which allows
    the user to specify the timeout value if WAITEND(*YES) is specified.

Release 5.0 PTF 0000:

  • TCP Support added: Users can now send spool entries via TCP/IP between AS/400s. SSL and error
    correction is supported.

Release 4.0 PTF 0102:

  • BDS Software Server access: Users can now access the BDS Software Server directly from their AS/400. Software downloads and current release information can be retrieved.

Release 4.0 PTF 9602:

  • JCL Files (AS/400 to MVS only). The XSAM, XVSAM, and XPDS commands allow the user to specify files containing JCL cards, which will be inserted into the submitted job stream. A pre and post JCL file can be specified.
  • UNIT(*NONE) (AS/400 to MVS only). The XSAM and XPDS commands, UNIT(*NONE) can be specified. No UNIT parameter will be built on the host system DD card.

Problems Corrected:

  • Rel PTF Description
  • 5.1 1502 Tasks receive CPD0193 Not authorized to pgm QPMLPMGT.
  • 5.1 1501 Internal modifications.
  • 5.1 1301 (Enhancement) Mirroring, replicated system's password can be specified on the production machine.
  • 5.1 1002 TCP commands, submitted task, CPD0020 & CPF0001 received.
  • 5.1 1001 Install/Update, V5R4 machines, CPF3773 (xxx objects not restored).
  • 5.1 0901 (Enhancement) XOBJ, XTOBJ cmds, added ALWSKP parm.
  • 5.1 0801 XFILE, XTFILE cmds, allow TOFILE(*NOCOPY).
  • 5.1 0801 Add Processor Group to password expiration messages.
  • 5.1 0000 BXFERSETUP, errors from previous screen show up on current display.
  • 5.1 0000 TCP Server, Listen Backlog may be set incorrectly.
  • 5.1 0000 TCP commands, invalid server password gives wrong message.
  • 5.0 0506 XTxxx cmds, long exec procedures cause time out error on source system.
  • 5.0 0505 (Enhancement) Added Help text to commands.
  • 5.0 0505 XFILE, XTFILE cmds, TOFILE(*NOCOPY) causes MCH3601 in BXFER17 @ 219.
  • 5.0 0505 XTFILE, XTOBJ, XTSAVF cmds, timeout waiting for EXEC, MCH0603 received.
  • 5.0 0504 XFILE, XOBJ, XSAVF cmds, run in another cmd’s EXEC, errors occur.
  • 5.0 0504 Certain errors on rmt sys, no message text displayed in lcl sys’s error message.
  • 5.0 0504 XFILE, XTFILE cmds, mbr locked on remote gives “Record length > 4088” error.
  • 5.0 0504 R400FILE, RT400FILE cmds, user not authorized to file gives CPF3137 in BXFER53 @ 3700.
  • 5.0 0504 XTFILE, XTOBJ cmds, > 200 transfers in 1 job gives Socket IO error 3452, Too many open files for process.
  • 5.0 0503 XFILE cmd, extra records possibly placed at end of file. Introduced 5.0 0501.
  • 5.0 0503 XSAVF cmd, Target file, *LIBL causes blank file on target.
  • 5.0 0502 PTF 5.0 0501 on sending system causes XFILE problems.
  • 5.0 0501 XFILE, R400FILE cmds, recl > 9999 may cause looping.
  • 5.0 0401 TCP, Specify IP Addr (not Host Name), Connect error received, path not found.
  • 4.0 0204 V5R2, Transfer cmds get MCH6801 error on some machines.
  • 4.0 0203 (Enhancement) BDS to AS/400 Update Download facility can recover from CRC errors.
  • 4.0 0202 V4R4 or earlier, error CPF3C21 received during update to new release.
  • 4.0 0201 V4R4 or earlier, Tailoring Options screen, error received.
  • 4.0 0104 New Software Server interface.
  • 4.0 0103 Added BDS Software Server Problem Data Upload.
  • 4.0 0101 Use processor feature code.
  • 4.0 9901 CD-ROM support added for install and update.
  • 4.0 9801 CISC to RISC, error converting Objects during update.


 

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