Impact analysis example

Date: Archived
Product/Release: LANSA for the AS/400 Release 7.5
Abstract: Display all functions which have been exported since a date
Submitted By: LANSA Technical Support

The Impact Analysis tool supplied since release 7.5 of LANSA for the AS/400 is a powerful aid in tracing all sorts of objects in your LANSA development environment. The following example shows how to trace which functions have been exported from a certain date for a certain partition.

"Display all functions which have been exported since 1st January 1998"

[email protected]     Add FUNCTION Entry by Profile Search
Run in Batch NO     Enter Operation and Value/s for search criteria.
Type of Function  A (A=All, C=Compiled, N=Not compiled)
Process Name
Process Description
Menu Style
Optimise comm        GUI enabled    WEB enabled
Function Name
Function Description
Help Text
in Help Text type    A
Last Action         GT 19980101 AE (YYYYMMDD Action)

To achieve the above you have to do the following:

  • Start the Impact Analysis tool from the LANSA Housekeeping menu.
  • Create a new list then use option 5 to add entries to the list.
  • Use function key F6 (Add) and select the function option (the above screen will be displayed).
  • Enter a value for 'Last Action' as shown above.
  • All functions which have been exported since 1st January 1998 (from the partition you are logged).