Microsoft Access Database
Customer Table, Process using ODBC Driver
  Table of Contents  v-14.03.28 - cuqacc01.htm 
  Introduction
  Configure an ODBC Driver for Microsoft Access
  Define a Database of Customer Information
  CMD Member for Execution with Net Express
  JCL Member for ZOS or Mainframe Express
  COBOL Demonstration Program
  Summary
  Software Agreement and Disclaimer
  Downloads and Links
  Current Server or Internet Access
  Internet Access Required
  Glossary of Terms
  Comments or Feedback
  Company Overview
The SimoTime Home Page 

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This document describes how to configure an ODBC Driver and then create and process a Microsoft Access Database using the ODBC Driver with Micro Focus COBOL and embedded SQL Statements.

ODBC (Open Data Base Connectivity) is a standard database access method that makes it possible to access data from an application, independent of the database management system (DBMS) that is handling the data. ODBC inserts a middle layer called a database driver between the application and the DBMS. The purpose of this layer is to translate the application's data queries into commands that the DBMS understands.

This example includes a JCL member and a Windows CMD file. In the world of programming there are many ways to solve a problem. This suite of programs is provided as a COBOL programming example of one of the possible solutions.

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From the Windows START select the following items…
Control Panel
  Administrative Tools
    Data Sources (ODBC) - See Note-1
      User DSN
        Add

Note-1 Use the "Right Mouse" button and select "Properties" then use the following
Target: %windir%\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe
Start in: %windir%\SysWOW64

From the list of drivers select the following
Driver do Microsoft Access (*.mdb)
then press OK

Enter the Data Source Name and a Description
then press OK

If the preceding does not work then use Windows Explorer to navigate to C:\Windows\SysWOW64 and find odbcad32.exe then double click or run as administrator.

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The following is the Windows Command file (CUQCT1E1.cmd) that is required to run as a job on a PC using Micro Focus Net Express.

@echo OFF
rem  * *******************************************************************
rem  *               CUQCT1E1.CMD - a Windows Command File               *
rem  *         This program is provided by SimoTime Technologies         *
rem  *           (C) Copyright 1987-2019 All Rights Reserved             *
rem  *             Web Site URL:   http://www.simotime.com               *
rem  *                   e-mail:   helpdesk@simotime.com                 *
rem  * *******************************************************************
rem  *
rem  * Text    - COBOL with embedded SQL to Create a Table and Index
rem  * Author  - SimoTime Technologies
rem  * Date    - November 11, 2003
rem  * Version - 08.07.12
rem  *
rem  * This set of programs illustrate the use of embedded SQL in a COBOL
rem  * program that Creates a Table.
rem  *
rem  * This technique provides for the use of a single COBOL source
rem  * program that will run on ZOS, Windows or Unix.
rem  *
rem  * This set of programs will run on a Personal Computer with Windows
rem  * and Micro Focus Net Express or Mainframe Express.
rem  *
rem  *   ************
rem  *   * CUQCT1E1 *
rem  *   ********cmd*
rem  *        *
rem  *        *
rem  *   ************     ************
rem  *   * CUQCT1C1 *--*--* CUSTRDB1 *
rem  *   ********cbl*  *  ************
rem  *        *        *
rem  *        *        *   ************
rem  *        *        *--* CUSTIDX1 *
rem  *        *           ************
rem  *        *
rem  *   ************
rem  *   *   EOJ    *
rem  *   ************
echo *
echo * The SQL Server must be started prior to executing this command.
echo *
     set CmdName=CUQCT1E1
     call ..\Env1BASE %CmdName%
     call SimoNOTE "*******************************************************%CmdName%"
     call SimoNOTE "Starting JobName %CmdName%"
     run CUQCT1C1
     if errorlevel = 1 set JobStatus=0001
     if not "%JobStatus%" == "0000" goto :EojNOK
:EojAOK
     call SimoNOTE "Finished JobName %CmdName%"
     goto :End
:EojNOK
     call SimoNOTE "ABENDING JobName %CmdName%"
     call SimoNOTE "ABENDING Message JobStatus %JobStatus%"
     goto :End
:End
     if not "%1" == "nopause" pause

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The following is the mainframe JCL (CUQCT1J1.jcl) that is required to run as a job on the mainframe or as a Mainframe Express project on a Windows System.

//CUQCT1J1 JOB SIMOTIME,ACCOUNT,CLASS=1,MSGCLASS=0,NOTIFY=&SYSUID
//* *******************************************************************
//*       CUQCT1J1.JCL - a JCL Member for Batch Job Processing        *
//*       This JCL Member is provided by SimoTime Technologies        *
//*           (C) Copyright 1987-2019 All Rights Reserved             *
//*             Web Site URL:   http://www.simotime.com               *
//*                   e-mail:   helpdesk@simotime.com                 *
//* *******************************************************************
//*
//* TEXT   - Execute a COBOL program to CREATE a Table and Index.
//* AUTHOR - SimoTime Technologies
//* DATE   - January 01, 1989
//*
//* This set of programs illustrate the use of a COBOL program with
//* embedded SQL syntax. This program will create a table and create
//* an index using a unique primary key.
//*
//* This set of programs will run on a mainframe under ZOS or on
//* a personal computer running Windows and Mainframe Express (MFE)
//* by Micro Focus.
//*
//*   ************
//*   * CUQCT1J1 *
//*   ********jcl*
//*        *
//*        *
//*   ************
//*   * IKJEFT01 *
//*   ********dbm*
//*        *
//*        *
//*   ************     ************
//*   * CUQCT1C1 *--*--* CUSTRDB1 *
//*   ********cbl*  *  ************
//*        *        *
//*        *        *  ************
//*        *        *--* CUSTIDX1 *
//*        *           ************
//*        *
//*   ************
//*   *   EOJ    *
//*   ************
//*
//* *******************************************************************
//* Step 1 of 1, this is a single step job.
//*
//STEP01   EXEC PGM=IKJEFT01
//SYSPRINT DD  SYSOUT=*
//SYSTSPRT DD  SYSOUT=*
//SYSOUT   DD  SYSOUT=*
//SYSTSIN  DD  *
  DSN SYSTEM(ACC1)
      RUN PROG(CUQCT1C1)
  END
/*
//

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The purpose of this document is to assist as a tutorial for new programmers or as a quick reference for experienced programmers. In the world of programming there are many ways to solve a problem. This document and the links to other documents are intended to provide a choice of alternatives.

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This section includes links to documents with additional information that are beyond the scope and purpose of this document. The first group of documents may be available from a local system or via an internet connection, the second group of documents will require an internet connection.

Note: A SimoTime License is required for the items to be made available on a local system or server.

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The following links may be to the current server or to the Internet.

Note: The latest versions of the SimoTime Documents and Program Suites are available on the Internet and may be accessed using the Link to Internet icon. If a user has a SimoTime Enterprise License the Documents and Program Suites may be available on a local server and accessed using the Link to Server icon.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore the Structure and Access Methods of a Relational Table that contains "Customer" information. This white paper provides an oveview of the programs available for managing a Relational Table containing Customer information.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore how to Sequentially Access a Relational Table using a COBOL program with Cursor Processing. This program accesses a Relational Table containing Customer information and provides an example of how to use cursor processing to access a table sequentially by key accessing one row at a time.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore how to Create a Relational Table using a COBOL program. This example accesses a Relational Table containing Customer information and shows how to create a table and create an index using a unique primary key.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore how to Delete a Relational Table using a COBOL program. This example accesses a Relational Table containing Customer information and shows how to delete (or Drop) an index and a table.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore how to Insert a row into a Relational Table using a COBOL program. This example accesses a Relational Table containing Customer information and shows how to insert a new row into a table.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore how to Update a row in a Relational Table using a COBOL program. This sample accesses a Relational Table containing Customer information and shows how to update an existing row within a table.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore the SQL Connection for more examples of how to create, manipulate and delete Relational Data Bases. The COBOL programs are written to compile and execute on a Windows System with SQL Server and Micro Focus Enterprise Server or an IBM Mainframe System with DB2.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore The ASCII and EBCDIC Translation Tables. These tables are provided for individuals that need to better understand the bit structures and differences of the encoding formats.

Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore The File Status Return Codes to interpret the results of accessing VSAM data sets and/or QSAM files.

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The following links will require an internet connect.

A good place to start is The SimoTime Home Page for access to white papers, program examples and product information. This link requires an Internet Connection

Explore The Micro Focus Web Site for more information about products and services available from Micro Focus. This link requires an Internet Connection.

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Link to Internet   Link to Server   Explore the Glossary of Terms for a list of terms and definitions used in this suite of documents and white papers.

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