Database functions in Display Emulation clients and in macros

As an alternative to the Database On-Demand client, almost all of the functions that are available in the Database On-Demand client are now also available in the display emulation client, including the following session types:

You can also use SQL statements and File Upload statements in macros in display emulation client sessions (see the SQLQuery action and the File Upload action in the Macro Programming Guide).

For example, while you are connected to a remote host in a 3270 Display session, you can launch a macro that automatically reads data from the 3270 Display session window and writes the data into a table in a database that is located on another remote host. Similarly, you can launch a macro that automatically reads data from a table in a remote database and writes the data into the 3270 Display session window.

For more information see Overview of database access in the Z and I Emulator for Web online help.