14.2.2 *AUTONUM and *AUTOALP System Variables (Data Areas)

IBM i data areas are emulated in an SQL table called LX_DTA in the LX_DTA collection.

Before attempting to execute applications that use *AUTONUM or *AUTOALP system variables and the data areas behind them, please note the following:

Note: *DTAssslllxxxxxxxxxx, *AUTONUMnnxxxxxxxxxx and *AUTOALPnnxxxxxxxxxx system variable evaluation requests can be automatically diverted into a server system when locks are diverted into a server system. Refer to the DEFINE_ANY_SERVER Built-In Function description in the Technical Reference Guide for more information.