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Posted by: Bob Cozzi
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Cozzi Productions, Inc.
Need Suggestions for Viewing IFS content from Browser
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Published: 09 Sep 2015
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Need Suggestions for Viewing IFS content from Browser Published by: Bob Cozzi on 09 Sep 2015 view comments(6)

We have this great SQL tool SQL Query File that runs SQL SELECT statements and outputs the results to many formats.

We include a web browser (HTML) based interface, but what I would like to do is try to create a tool that allows users to run SQL statements with OUTPUT(*HTML) and then evoke the Client PC's Web browser with that HTML content loaded into it. I think this would be very cool and helpful.

I know how to launch the browser from the Green Screen using STRPCCMD, however I can't for the life of me figure out how to pump the generate HTML content into that browser session. I know we can't just link to the IFS file because that requires HTTP server configuration settings.

So I'm looking for creative suggestions to try out.


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