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Macro Support

Normally, to run an SQL statement, you specify it on the SQL parameter of the RUNIQRY command as follows:


You can also save the SQL statement in a source member and recall it later, using the following syntax:


A great feature in SQL iQuery allows users to store SQL statements in source member and more easily recall them. We call this our "SQL Macro" feature or simply, Macros.

Using the RUNIQRY command, users may run pre-defined SQL statements using the member name as a "macro" identifier. To do so, the member name is specified on the SQL parameter, prefixed with an asterisk. User-defined macros are stored in QSQLMACRO on the library list, whereas SQL iQuery's built-in macros are stored elsewhere. For example to run the SQL iQuery-provided USRPRF (User Profile Listing) macro, type the following:


This statement runs the SQL statement stored in the source member named USRPRF in the source file named QIQMACRO in the SQL iQuery product library.

There are a number of macros shipped with SQL iQuery (see below) and end-users may create their own. User-created Macros should be stored in source file QSQLMACRO in a library on the library list.

For example, if the source member named SAMPLE is created in source file QSQLMACRO and contains: SELECT * FROM QIWS/QCUSTCDT; then following RUNIQRY command could be used to run that SQL statement as follows:


When RUNIQRY is run, it first checks for the macro name as a member in QSQLMACRO on the library list. If it does not locate a member with that name, it then searches source file QIQMACROS in the SQL iQuery product library for the member.

The SQL iQuery product ships with the following Macros. Some are for testing/debugging the product as well as providing information on your system, but most are for daily use.

Click the Macro name to view the SQL iQuery statement behind the macro.

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MemberLast ModifiedViewsText
ACTJOB2018-02-18 14.06.10689List Active Jobs
ALLUSR2018-02-18 14.06.10618List User Profiles
DB2PTF2018-02-18 14.06.10629DB2 Group PTF Level
DEMO2018-02-18 14.06.1067SQL iQuery simple demo using QIWS.QCUSTCDT
DFTPWD2018-02-18 14.06.10523Check for Users Potentially with Default Password
DMGOBJ2018-02-18 14.06.10473Damaged Objects Report
DSK2018-02-18 14.06.10598Disk Unit Report
DSPJRN2018-02-18 14.06.10332Display Journal
GRPPRF2018-02-18 14.06.10602Group Profile Membership list
HIST2018-02-18 14.06.1060IBM History Log
IBMBLOG2018-02-18 14.06.10666IBM Db2 for i Blog Article Links
INTERACT2018-02-18 14.06.10422All Interactive Jobs
JOBATTR2018-02-18 14.06.10206Job Attributes
JOBLOG2018-02-18 14.06.102618Joblog table Function QSYS2.JOBLOG_INFO(...)
JOBSCD2018-02-18 14.06.10607Check Job Scheduler Entry Last Submitted Status
JOBSCDE2018-02-18 14.06.10580List Job Scheduler Entries
KEYFLD2018-02-18 14.06.10117Key Fields List SETVAR((FILE MYFILE) (LIB MYLIB))
LASTUSED2018-02-18 14.06.10448Program Last Used Date/Time -- iQuery OBJ_LIST
LIBL2018-02-18 14.06.10604Current Job''s Library List
LICPGM2018-02-18 14.06.10466Installed License Programs (a better view)
LOG2018-02-18 14.06.1068SQL iQuery Log File query SETVAR((USER xxxxx))
MBRLIST2018-02-18 14.06.10207MBRL SETVAR((LIB ll) (FILE ff) (MBR mm) (TEXT tt))
MCHINFO2018-02-18 14.06.10148Machine Type,Model,Proc Group,Feature Code,Serial
MSGW2018-02-18 14.06.10538List Jobs in MSGW (Message Wait) Status
OBJLIST2018-02-18 14.06.106503Object list using IBM's Object Statistics UDTF
OBJSTRUCT2018-02-18 14.06.10500Exploded Object List (*MODULE and *SRVPGM list)
PTFBKPLVL2018-02-18 14.06.10553Back-level Group PTFs
PTFGRP2018-02-18 14.06.10590PTF Group Levels
SPCVAL2018-02-18 14.06.10623Special Values Query
SYS2018-02-18 14.06.10506System Information
SYSVAL2018-02-18 14.06.10566System Values Listing
TCPIP2018-02-18 14.06.10599TCP/IP Info
TOPHOGS2018-02-18 14.06.10590Top Storage Hogs
TOPLIMITS2018-02-18 14.06.10482Top 3 Consumption Points
USERS2018-02-18 14.06.1010List Non-IBM User Profiles
USRGRP2018-02-18 14.06.10595List User Profile Group Profiles
USRPRF2018-02-18 14.06.10593List Non-IBM User Profiles

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