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Intrinsic Symbolic Variables for other Connect Direct Platforms

Currently, Intrinsic Symbolic Variables is only available to CD z/OS and CD Windows.  This should be made available to other CD platforms as well.

  • Guest
  • Mar 8 2018
  • Planned for future release
What is your industry? Non-Industry Specific
How will this idea be used?

If Intrinsic Symbolic Variables are made available to CD UNIX for example, this will greatly expand the usability of the product.

  • Guest commented
    20 Nov, 2020 10:40pm

    We are having intrinsic variable ${%STEPCOMPLETE%} in Sterling Secure Proxy and we are using this variable in Step Injection process to invoke script on Remote CD node.

    We want to invoke same script using Connect Direct without SSP, but couldn't find equivalent intrinsic variable in Connect Direct Unix. It would be good if we have equivalent intrinsic variables in CD Unix.

    %STEPCOMPLETE% denotes

    What time and date the step completed, in the format yyyyddd_hhmmsshh, where yyyy = year, ddd = day of year, hh =.hours, mm = minutes, ss = seconds, and hh = hundredths of seconds.

  • Guest commented
    21 May, 2018 10:00am

    Thank you for the update Chris.

  • Admin
    Chris Sanders commented
    18 May, 2018 06:14pm

    Thank you for opening this enhancement request with IBM.  I have reviewed it with my team and we believe that your request to expand support for intrinsic variables reasonable  We will accept this enhancement request and will look to place this item on the roadmap moving forward.


    Chris Sanders

    Connect:Direct Offering Manager

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