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Question Title How do I migrate a Vision file to an Oracle database table?
Question:

I know that one way to migrate a Vision indexed file to an Oracle database table is by writing a program that reads records from one logical file and writes them to another using the same FD and the following properties:
iscobol.file.index.physical_filename_1=com.iscobol.io.ScanVision
iscobol.file.index.physical_filename_2=easydb
iscobol.jdbc.driver=oracle.jdbc.OracleDriver
iscobol.jdbc.url=jdbc:oracle:thin:@machine_name:port
Is it possible to do this using ISMIGRATE? If so, then how do I set it up?
Answer:

Yes. Here are the steps:
  • Create the .xml for your cobol select/FD by compiling with the -efd option
  • Run edbiis to create the "bridge source cobol program"
  • Compile the bridge program
Then you can use the ISMIGRATE utility to migrate all Vision files that are in a folder.
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Created: 2009-08-28 2:26 PM
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