15.10 - Connect Type - Call-Level Interface Version 2

Teradata Call-Level Interface Version 2 Reference for Mainframe-Attached Systems

prodname
Call-Level Interface Version 2
vrm_release
15.10
category
Programming Reference
featnum
B035-2417-035K

Connect Type is a one-byte field that specifies whether CLIv2 should send a separate logon and run to the Teradata Database or a combined logon and connect. For new applications, Connect‑type should always be set to 'C' since all recent Teradata Databases support its use.

 

In this language...

The variable name for Connect Type is...

COBOL

DBCAREA‑CONNECT‑TYPE

PL/I

CONNECT_TYPE

C

connect_type

IBM Assembler

DBOCTYPE

 

This routine...

Does this for Connect Type...

DBCHINI

writes

DBCHCL

reads (CON; RSUP; IRQ)

 

Connect Type is used by...

To...

applications

write.

Connect Type is initialized to the default value provided for Connect Type in the site‘s HSHSPB. If the value provided is not appropriate for an application, before calling DBCHCL for the connect option, the application can change the value as follows:

1 Set Change Options to ‘Y‘.

2 Change the value for Connect Type as follows.

Note: For new applications, Request‑parcel‑format should always be set to ‘H‘.

 

If...

Then set Connect Type to...

a separate logon and run should be sent to the Teradata Database

R

a combined logon and connect should be sent to the Teradata Database

C