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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
ACTJOB2017-12-01 09.22.30660List Active Jobs
ALLUSR2017-12-01 09.22.30578List User Profiles
DB2PTF2017-12-01 09.22.30590DB2 Group PTF Level
DEMO2017-12-01 09.22.3028SQL iQuery simple demo using QIWS.QCUSTCDT
DFTPWD2017-12-01 09.22.30474Check for Users Potentially with Default Password
DMGOBJ2017-12-01 09.22.30443Damaged Objects Report
DSK2017-12-01 09.22.30570Disk Unit Report
DSPJRN2017-12-01 09.22.30285Display Journal
GRPPRF2017-12-01 09.22.30574Group Profile Membership list
HIST2017-12-01 09.22.3010IBM History Log
IBMBLOG2017-12-01 09.22.30613IBM Db2 for i Blog Article Links
INTERACT2017-12-01 09.22.30399All Interactive Jobs
JOBATTR2017-12-01 09.22.30170Job Attributes
JOBLOG2017-12-01 09.22.302513Joblog table Function QSYS2.JOBLOG_INFO(...)
JOBSCD2017-12-01 09.22.30585Check Job Scheduler Entry Last Submitted Status
JOBSCDE2017-12-01 09.22.30544List Job Scheduler Entries
KEYFLD2017-12-01 09.22.3074Key Fields List SETVAR((FILE MYFILE) (LIB MYLIB))
LASTUSED2017-12-01 09.22.30412Program Last Used Date/Time -- iQuery OBJ_LIST
LIBL2017-12-01 09.22.30578Current Job''s Library List
LICPGM2017-12-01 09.22.30446Installed License Programs (a better view)
LOG2017-12-01 09.22.3031SQL iQuery Log File query SETVAR((USER xxxxx))
MBRLIST2017-12-01 09.22.30142MBRL SETVAR((LIB ll) (FILE ff) (MBR mm) (TEXT tt))
MCHINFO2017-12-01 09.22.30128Machine Type,Model,Proc Group,Feature Code,Serial
MSGW2017-12-01 09.22.30468List Jobs in MSGW (Message Wait) Status
OBJLIST2017-12-01 09.22.306202Object list using IBM's Object Statistics UDTF
OBJSTRUCT2017-12-01 09.22.30479Exploded Object List (*MODULE and *SRVPGM list)
PTFBKPLVL2017-12-01 09.22.30529Back-level Group PTFs
PTFGRP2017-12-01 09.22.30557PTF Group Levels
SPCVAL2017-12-01 09.22.30581Special Values Query
SYS2017-12-01 09.22.30470System Information
SYSVAL2017-12-01 09.22.30539System Values Listing
TCPIP2017-12-01 09.22.30559TCP/IP Info
TOPHOGS2017-12-01 09.22.30552Top Storage Hogs
TOPLIMITS2017-12-01 09.22.30450Top 3 Consumption Points
USRGRP2017-12-01 09.22.30567List User Profile Group Profiles
USRPRF2017-12-01 09.22.30575List Non-IBM User Profiles

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