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Posted on May 13, 2016

This newsletter includes: IBM i PTF Maintenance Operations LAN Console changes for IBM i 7.3 How many Virtual Processors do I have? 7.3 Items to be Aware of when Upgrading to IBM i 7.3 Release levels and PTFs It’s been a great spring, and we are looking forward to an amazing summer. We hope you get a chance to enjoy the extra daylight and the warmth of the sun. As the end of May is upon us, we are finding continued growth in the IBM i community, as well as

Posted on May 10, 2016

This is part 4 of a 4 part series on the new IBM i 7.3 Upgrade. See the first posts in this series below : Part 1: Power6 & LAN Console Part 2: Increase the Licensed Internal Code space & Required PTFs Part 3: IBM i NetServer Shared Printer Changes & Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) Changes 7. Supported Versions There are certainly Licensed Program Products (LPPs) which will need to have minimum releases to run on IBM i 7.3, and some releases are no longer supported on IBM i 7.3.  In either case, how did you

Posted on May 3, 2016

This is part 3 of a 4 part series on the new IBM i 7.3 Upgrade. Links to the rest of the series are listed a the bottom of this article. 5. IBM i NetServer Shared Printer Changes NetServer Shared Printers will behave differently after upgrading to IBM i 7.3. There is a new version of the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. Version 2 (SMB2) has been added and is now the default that is negotiated with IBM i NetServer clients. The new protocol handles printing differently and printer functions will no

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