Archive | May, 2008

CentOS / Red Hat how to determine if you have a 32 or 64 bit installation

8 May

getconf LONG_BIT

DataStage Errors

8 May

If you receive the following errors when attempting to run “dsjob” from the command line it means you do not have the correct permissions to run the job:

Error running job

Status code = -99 DSJE_REPERROR

To fix this, I had to add the user to the group(‘dstage’) that DataStage was installed as:


$> /usr/sbin/usermod -a -G dstage myusername

Its annoying that it doesn’t say “you don’t have permissions”

Vi – shell

6 May

to get to a shell from vi you can:


:set shell=/bin/bash
:shell