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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
ACTJOB2017-10-16 17.39.35628List Active Jobs
ALLUSR2017-10-16 17.39.35558List User Profiles
DB2PTF2017-10-16 17.39.35562DB2 Group PTF Level
DEMO2017-10-16 17.39.353SQL iQuery simple demo using QIWS.QCUSTCDT
DFTPWD2017-10-16 17.39.35446Check for Users Potentially with Default Password
DMGOBJ2017-10-16 17.39.35411Damaged Objects Report
DSK2017-10-16 17.39.35545Disk Unit Report
DSPJRN2017-10-16 17.39.35259Display Journal
GRPPRF2017-10-16 17.39.35546Group Profile Membership list
IBMBLOG2017-10-16 17.39.35572IBM Db2 for i Blog Article Links
INTERACT2017-10-16 17.39.35372All Interactive Jobs
JOBATTR2017-10-16 17.39.35145Job Attributes
JOBLOG2017-10-16 17.39.352430Joblog table Function QSYS2.JOBLOG_INFO(...)
JOBSCD2017-10-16 17.39.35557Check Job Scheduler Entry Last Submitted Status
JOBSCDE2017-10-16 17.39.35519List Job Scheduler Entries
KEYFLD2017-10-16 17.39.3548Key Fields List SETVAR((FILE MYFILE) (LIB MYLIB))
LASTUSED2017-10-16 17.39.35386Program Last Used Date/Time -- iQuery OBJ_LIST
LIBL2017-10-16 17.39.35552Current Job''s Library List
LICPGM2017-10-16 17.39.35418Installed License Programs (a better view)
LOG2017-10-16 17.39.358SQL iQuery Log File query SETVAR((USER xxxxx))
MBRLIST2017-10-16 17.39.3594MBRL SETVAR((LIB ll) (FILE ff) (MBR mm) (TEXT tt))
MCHINFO2017-10-16 17.39.35100Machine Type,Model,Proc Group,Feature Code,Serial
MSGW2017-10-16 17.39.35402List Jobs in MSGW (Message Wait) Status
OBJLIST2017-10-16 17.39.355965Object list using IBM's Object Statistics UDTF
OBJSTRUCT2017-10-16 17.39.35455Exploded Object List (*MODULE and *SRVPGM list)
PTFBKPLVL2017-10-16 17.39.35510Back-level Group PTFs
PTFGRP2017-10-16 17.39.35536PTF Group Levels
SPCVAL2017-10-16 17.39.35557Special Values Query
SYS2017-10-16 17.39.35448System Information
SYSVAL2017-10-16 17.39.35522System Values Listing
TCPIP2017-10-16 17.39.35542TCP/IP Info
TOPHOGS2017-10-16 17.39.35529Top Storage Hogs
TOPLIMITS2017-10-16 17.39.35431Top 3 Consumption Points
USRGRP2017-10-16 17.39.35545List User Profile Group Profiles
USRPRF2017-10-16 17.39.35557List Non-IBM User Profiles

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