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As400 Main Menu- Help

As400 Main Menu- Help

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OS/400 Main Menu - Help
 The OS/400 Main (MAIN) menu allows you to select the general task you want to do.
How to Use a Menu
To select a menu option, type the option number and press Enter.To run a command, type the command and press Enter. For assistancein selecting a command, press F4 (Prompt) without typing anything.For assistance in entering a command, type the command and press F4(Prompt). To see a previous command you entered, press F9(Retrieve).To go to another menu, use the Go to Menu (GO) command. Type GOfollowed by the menu ID, then press the Enter key. For example, togo to the User Tasks (USER) menu, type GO USER and press the Enter key. The menu ID is shown in the upper left corner of the menu.For assistance in entering the GO command, type GO and press F4(Prompt). If you do not know the entire menu name you can use ageneric name. For example, GO US* will show a list of all menusthat start with US.
Option 1. User tasks (USER)
Select this option to work with your own jobs on the system.These tasks include:o Display or change your:- Interactive job- Batch job- Output files- Library listo Display messageso Send messageso Submit a batch jobo Change your passwordo Change your user profile
Option 2. Office tasks (OFCTSK)
Select this option to process text, handle documents andfolders, and manage other office activities, by using:o iSeries Access taskso Decision support to use database files and graphicso Office security or the system directory 
Option 3. General system tasks (SYSTEM)
Select this option to do tasks related to all jobs on the system.
For example, you can:o Use communications or securityo Monitor and control system jobs and messageso Display system or device status, or system operator messageso Work with user datao Back up an objecto Restore a copy of an object
Option 4. Files, libraries, and folders (DATA)
Select this option to work with user data, such as:o Database files, distributed data management (DDM) files, or source fileso Libraries that contain files, programs, and other objectso Folders that contain folders and documentso iSeries Access tasks
Option 6. Communications (CMN)
Select this option to configure and control your communicationsnetwork. For example, you can:o Display communications configuration statuso Communicate with other systemso Configure communicationso Manage and configure a network o Verify a data link o Send and receive fileso Work with communications jobs
Option 7. Define or change the system (DEFINE)
Select this option to configure, install or request informationabout hardware devices (such as displays, printers, tape anddiskette devices, and controllers) and communications, or work withsecurity. For example, you can:o Configure hardware and communicationso Install licensed programso Work with security taskso Display or change IBM market support contact informationo Work with the hardware and software resources of the systemo Work with a program temporary fix (PTF) that replaces theaffected objects in your licensed program o Get technical information from IBMo Display or change system values which control systemoperations
Option 8. Problem handling (PROBLEM)
Select this option to start analyzing and solving problems. For example, you can:o Work with problems and analyze a new problemo Display the history logo Order, display, load, apply, and remove program temporaryfixes (PTFs)o Use:- Alerts- Performance tools- Programming language debug- The market support product to receive technical informationfrom IBM about the OS/400 system- The question and answer databaseo Copy a screen image to IBM to determine a problem
Option 9. Display a menu (GO)
Select this option to choose the menu you want to display. You candisplay menus and select options from them to do your tasks.
Option 10. Information Assistant options (INFO)
Select this option to find out where to look for OS/400 information,how to comment on OS/400 information, and what is new in thisrelease of the OS/400 system.Using this option you can also search for OS/400 online books, startonline education if an online course is installed, work with problems and so on.
Option 11. iSeries Access tasks (PCSTSK)
Select this option to use the personal computer attached to theOS/400 system. For example, as a user, you can:o Copy PC documents to OS/400 system databaseso Copy OS/400 system databases to PC documentso Work with folders and documents in folders.And, as an administrator, you can:o Initialize iSeries Accesso Create users of iSeries Accesso Configure the connection of personal computers to the OS/400system.
Option 90. Sign off (SIGNOFF)
Select this option to end the job that you started on the display

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