EXEC Command, CALL Command, and System Resources

Unlike the CALL command, which enables you to call WebFOCUS Maintain functions as RPCs, the EXEC command enables you to call FOCEXECs from Maintain. A Maintain procedure can execute any FOCEXEC that returns either a structured answer set or HTML. The data the FOCEXEC returns can be received back into a stack in the calling Maintain procedure.

Since an EXECed procedure is a FOCEXEC and not a Maintain procedure, please note these differences between the CALL and EXEC commands: