How to find your lawappinstall version on AS400

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Want to know how to check your lawappinstall system version on AS400? This quick guide explains how you can find out what version of the AS400 you are using on your operating system. There may be more than one way of doing this but this, we’ve found, to be a very simple solution.


To find your version of lawappinstall, you will need to run the command(s) below that correspond:


  • IBM® i®:
    call lawenv [envName]
    grep LaVersion $GENDIR/bin/lawappinstall | sed “s/.*8-)@(#)@//”

If ran correctly, the screen will display your system’s version. Here is an example version output from each platform: 2020-09-17 18:28:22


That’s it! Hope you found this article helpful.