Common: iSee the Data within Spool Files

​Spool files are core to the IBM i. Jobs run, Spool files are created. The question, how often do you consider looking at what was actually written to these files ? I am guessing not too often (unless you encounter a problem of course). Then how do you go about looking at that data in these things? I sure hope its not our friend the 5250 interface. This iSee will take a look at using SQL to unravel the secrets these files contain. You could even consider searching every file on the system in a proactive manner!! But, let not go too crazy. Read More 

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