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As one comment already states, the existing table function QSYS2.IFS_OBJECT_STATISTICS can do this. SQL makes this very flexible and robust.
Here is one example that can search based on name and create date.
cl: crtlib ifssearch;
create table ifssearch.results as
(select current timestamp as timeOfSearch,
rtrim(substr(path_name, locate_in_string(path_name, '/', -1) + 1, length(path_name)))
as file_name, a.*
from table (
start_path_name => '/home/scottf', subtree_directories => 'YES',
object_type_list => '*ALLDIR *ALLSTMF *NOQSYS', ignore_errors => 'YES')
substr(path_name, locate_in_string(path_name, '/', -1) + 1, length(path_name)))
like 'P%.txt' and
date(CREATE_TIMESTAMP) = date('01/13/2023'))
A tool for this already exist, use the QSYS2.IFS_OBJECT_STATISTICS table function: