This article applies to DataGate for IBM 16.0 and higher
ASNA DataGate for IBM i 16.x introduced a license registration change. Starting with 16.x, the license now includes the IBM i partition number (LPAR). While there isn’t a direct way to see this value on your IBM i, there is an easy, indirect way. These steps are all read-only and don’t change anything on your IBM i.
First, from the IBM i command line:
Then, from the QCMD panel:
Which shows this display:
The Partition ID is in the
Partition Info-> area, about four or five lines down (shown in Figure 1 above in the red box).
We’ll also need your IBM serial number. Get it with:
and your IBM i model number. Get it with:
Getting your license
Contact us and provide us with:
- Company name
- DataGate version number
- IBM i model number
- IBM i serial number
- IBM i partition number (the red box in the image below)
- User Count
and we’ll generate a license for you.
Applying the license
A apply the license with this command:
[library] is the name of your DataGate library.
That displays the screen below shown in Figure 2:
As an aside, notice the the red box above in the Registration Assistant panel shows the Partition ID.
A big thank you to Matt Marsh at The Walt Disney Company for bringing the QLZARCAPI API to our attention and a big thank you to Simon Hutchinson for writing about the API at his blog RPGPGM.com.