Register Services (G4MSREGSVC)

                           Register Service (G4MSREGSVC)        
 Type choices, press Enter.
 Microsoft ID . . . . . . . . . . _______________________________________________
 Service  . . . . . . . . . . . .   *ONEDRIVE
                            Additional Parameters                               
 CCSID  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   1252          Number
 Debug  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   *NO           *YES, *NO
 Debug File . . . . . . . . . . .   ______________________________________________
 F3=Exit   F4=Prompt   F5=Refresh   F12=Cancel   F13=How to use this display    
 F24=More keys                                                                  

The G4MSREGSVC command allows you to register a service with your Microsoft ID. Registering a service allows G4MS to access the functionality of this service for the ID specified using OAuth v2.0 security.

When this command is run you'll be presented with a URL to go to in your browser after first signing into your Microsoft account.

Next you'll be given a code to enter when asked. You will then be asked in the browser if you wish to grant access to G4MS to the specific service. Once complete, G4MS will have access to the particular service for your Microsoft ID.

See the example below for the flow you should expect.

  • Microsoft ID - Specify the Microsoft ID that you want to register a service for. Normally this is your Outlook address (including
  • Service - Specify the service to register.
  • CCSID - Sepcify a CCSID to use for data conversions.
  • Debug - Specify *YES to turn on debugging.
  • Debug File - Enter the fully qualified name of the debug file you wish to use. If left blank, this value defaults to /tmp/g4ms_<id>_registerServiceDebug.txt.

Example of Registering the Microsoft OneDrive Application

The first thing you will want to do is issue the following command:


This will present a screen similar to the following:

Next, you will copy and paste the URL from the page to your browser's location bar. You should be presented with a page that looks like the following:

Click on the link and you'll be presented with a Microsoft Account Signon Screen:

Next you should enter your Microsoft Account userid and password where prompted. Once that is done, you'll be asked to confirm that you want G4MS to be able to access your OneDrive account information:

Select the "Yes" button and you will be redirected to a site with a confirmation code similar to the following:

Now you will want to copy the Authorization Code (in bold) from this website and paste it into the green screen we began on where noted.

Press F6 after pasting the authorization code and you should be presented with the following screen:

You are now ready to start using the Microsoft Service that was registered.