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Depending on how much functionality you need, you have a variety of options for sending email from your System i.
By Rafael Victoria-Pereira
Did you know your System i can send email messages? In this article, I'll demonstrate how you can easily integrate email into your existing programs, allowing them to send an email message as simply as (or more simply than) they produce a report.
Write an exit program for the Watch for Event exit point.
By Bruce Vining
This is the second in a series of articles related to watch support on the system. The previous column, "One Approach to System Automation," introduced the concept of watches and the Start Watch (STRWCH) command. Also provided in that article was the source for a watch exit program that would be called when the message CPD1689 (Local system time has been adjusted) was sent to the QHST history log. We did not, however, have time to discuss the mechanics of how the program worked. In this article, we will look at the actual program flow.