Initialize the VSAM File

Before you can run ACCTWEB you need to initialize its VSAM file.

  1. Connect your TN3270 emulator to your enterprise server using a host name of and a port number of 5239.
  2. Clear the screen to clear the CESN login screen as security is not enabled.
  3. Enter CFCR ACCTFIL. You should receive a message indicating that the file was successfully created.
Note: If the ACCTFIL VSAM was previously initialized, a message appears explaining that ACCTFIL already exists. This might be the case, especially if you have previously run this tutorial.