Command Facility

The command facility is a CA IDMS tool that you use to submit several types of CA IDMS statements, using a batch or online component, as follows:
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The command facility is a CA IDMS tool that you use to submit several types of CA IDMS statements, using a batch or online component, as follows:
  • Batch command facility (IDMSBCF):
    Allows you to submit command statements as part of a batch job stream.
  • Online command facility (OCF):
    Allows you to submit command statements interactively and see the resulting output on a display screen.
Types of Statements You Can Submit
Using the command facility, you can submit Physical DDL and Logical DDL statements .
Physical DDL Statements
Use physical DDL statements for SQL and non-SQL defined databases to define the following:
  • Database name tables
  • DMCLs
  • Segments
Logical DDL Statements
Use logical DDL statements for SQL-defined databases to define the following:
  • CALC keys
  • Functions
  • Indexes
  • Procedures
  • Referential constraints
  • Schemas
  • Table Procedures
  • Tables
  • Views