When a file definition is set up under LANSA some of the things that it contains include:
Using this information LANSA can create the required physical file, all required logical files and the I/O module required to support I/O to the file.
However, whenever a physical or logical file is set up, it is also possible to specify to the IBM i operating system a series of "attributes" that influence how the file is to be set up and used. Some of the attributes available include:
There are several other attributes, each of these is described in detail in the following sections.
The steps involved in reviewing or changing the database file attributes are as follows:
1. Select the option to "Review or | |
change database file attributes" | FILE |
from the file definition menu. |DEFINITION|
| MENU |
2. Working from the resulting display | |
review or change the attributes of | REV/CHG |
the physical or logical files | FILE |
associated with the file definition. |ATTRIBUTES|