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SQL iQuery

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 QMACSRC 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 QIQMACROS 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 QMACSRC in a library on the library list.

For example, if the source member named SAMPLE is created in source file QMACSRC 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 QMACSRC 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 and your system's setup but most are for daily use.

Click on the Macro name to view the SQL Statement being run for that Macro.

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MemberLast ModifiedViewsText
ACTJOB2017-04-27 16.55.26513List Active Jobs
ALLUSR2017-04-27 16.55.26453List User Profiles
DB2PTF2017-04-27 16.55.25453DB2 Group PTF Level
DFTPWD2017-04-27 16.55.26339Check for Users Potentially with Default Password
DMGOBJ2017-04-27 16.55.26305Damaged Objects Report
DSK2017-04-27 16.55.26439Disk Unit Report
DSPJRN2017-04-27 16.55.26157Display Journal
GRPPRF2017-04-27 16.55.26443Group Profile Membership list
IBMBLOG2017-04-27 16.55.26442IBM Db2 for i Blog Article Links
INTERACT2017-04-27 16.55.26271All Interactive Jobs
JOBATTR2017-04-27 16.55.2645Job Attributes
JOBLOG2017-04-27 16.55.262003Joblog table Function QSYS2.JOBLOG_INFO(...)
JOBSCD2017-04-27 16.55.26450Check Job Scheduler Entry Last Submitted Status
JOBSCDE2017-04-27 16.55.26422List Job Scheduler Entries
LASTUSED2017-04-27 16.55.26291Program Last used Date/Time
LASTUSED22017-04-27 16.55.261Program Last Used Date/Time -- iQuery OBJ_LIST
LIBL2017-04-27 16.55.26452Current Job''s Library List
LICPGM2017-04-27 16.55.26316Installed License Programs (a better view)
MCHINFO2017-04-27 16.55.262Machine Type,Model,Proc Group,Feature Code,Serial
MSGW2017-04-27 16.55.26269List Jobs in MSGW (Message Wait) Status
OBJLIST2017-04-27 16.55.264934Object list using IBM's Object Statistics UDTF
OBJSTRUCT2017-04-27 16.55.26353Exploded Object List (*MODULE and *SRVPGM list)
PTFBKPLVL2017-04-27 16.55.26420Back-level Group PTFs
PTFGRP2017-04-27 16.55.26443PTF Group Levels
SPCVAL2017-04-27 16.55.26459Special Values Query
SYS2017-04-27 16.55.25347System Information
SYSVAL2017-04-27 16.55.26443System Values Listing
TCPIP2017-04-27 16.55.25447TCP/IP Info
TOPHOGS2017-04-27 16.55.26428Top Storage Hogs
TOPLIMITS2017-04-27 16.55.26334Top 3 Consumption Points
USRGRP2017-04-27 16.55.26454List User Profile Group Profiles
USRPRF2017-04-27 16.55.26466List Non-IBM User Profiles

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