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Posted on January 30, 2019

A Word from iTech Solutions President, Pete Massiello. Greetings iTech Fan 2018 went by very quickly, but what will 2019 bring for IBM i? I think that 2019 is going to be one of the best years ever for the

Posted on January 23, 2019

People are always asking me how often they should be performing PTF maintenance, and when is the right time to upgrade their operating system. I updated this article from last month with the current levels of PTFs. Let’s look at

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Many times libraries have been created and later realized it has the wrong owner, or you decide to use a new authority scheme in your company and want to change the owner and authority.  It takes a long time to

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In an IBM i environment, you can view the port numbers currently in use on your system with one of these methods.  In these examples, looking for use of local ports 8000 and 8001: Select from the iSeries Navigator, select >

2019 is going to be one of the best years ever for the IBM i community
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With 2019 upon us, it’s natural for one to wonder what’s in store for IBM i in the upcoming year. According to iTech President, Pete Massiello, the outlook for IBM i is looking good for this year. How good? “2019

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Sure you can use ANZDFTPWD (Analyze Default Passwords) to get a list of IBM i users with default passwords. You can also use some simple SQL in conjunction with the USER_INFO IBM i service in QSYS2 to do the same

Incorrect Search in the Service Action Log when searching on year 2019 or 2020
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When using Service Tools, the Select Time Frame screen of the Service Action Log (SAL) option of the Hardware Service Manager (HSM) service tool incorrectly does not allow “From” or “To” dates with the year 2019 or 2020. The SAL

iTech Solutions' IBM Champions
Posted on January 11, 2019

It’s a time to celebrate for the iTech Solutions team. Pete Massiello, Richie Palma, and Steve Pitcher have been selected as IBM Power Champions for 2019. An IBM Champion, according to the IBM Champion website, means to “demonstrate both expertise

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