In an XDBC configuration file, set the DATE_NULL_VALUE configuration variable to a valid date, as per the format specified by the XFD DATE directive, to be used when translating dates between a DATETIME type and a COBOL data type.
With the following variable set:
the following translations occur:
|Original item||Translated to|
|COBOL item is the same value as DATE_NULL_VALUE||SQL NULL|
|DATETYPE is NULL||1969021100000000|