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Posted on March 27, 2020

Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech Q&A – Working from Home with Your IBM i On-Demand [ Watch Now ]

Posted on March 26, 2020

Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech Issues with Saving your Environment when the Company is Closed On-Demand Webinar [ Watch Now ]

Posted on March 25, 2020

Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech Installing IBM i Access Client Solutions Using OpenJDK On-Demand [ Watch Now ]

Posted on March 24, 2020

Sips & Tricks: Coffee with iTech How to Set Up Your Home Printer as an IBM i Printer with ACS On-Demand Webinar [ Watch Now ]

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This newsletter includes: Tracking the Source of a Bad Password How to Set Up Your Home Printer as an IBM i Printer with ACS Pete’s Perspective: Open Source The Effects of COVID-19 on the IBM i Ecosystem ProtecTIER Backup Migration Made Easy Virtual Days of IBM i Education [Podcast Episode] My Company is Moving Off IBM i — Now What? Upcoming Events IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs A month ago, we were talking about the end of support for IBM i 7.2, and now today the

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Remote Team Engagement On-Demand [ Watch Now ]

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  How to access your IBM i without VPN: Configuring and Understanding the Risks Involved Watch On-Demand [ Watch Now ]

Posted on March 23, 2020

We had a customer recently who had someone locking out a service account on IBM i. This service account ran their BI dashboard. The question was asked: “how can we find out who did this?” Using the audit journal, we have the ability to find out where the bad password requests came from. When you narrow down the where, the who becomes much easier to figure out. If you are auditing your security events (which you should be) then you can do the following steps. You’ll need your QAUDLVL system

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Effective with IBM’s announcement in 2018 for the withdrawal from marketing of their ProtecTIER hardware and software products and their intention to announce the “End of Support” for ProtecTIER products to be effective in November 2020, those IBM customers that are utilizing the IBM ProtecTIER products will need to have a plan for moving off the ProtecTIER appliance before the end of this year. The following ProtecTIER hardware and software products were affected by that announcement:   ProtecTIER TS7650G: 3958-DD4, 3958-DD5, and 3958-DD6 ProtecTIER TS7620: 3959-SM2 and 3959-EXP ProtecTIER software

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This article was originally written for and published on MC Press Online. The original article can be found here. With supply chain uncertainty, it makes sense to not delay your 2020 purchase of POWER9 and storage. The new COVID-19 virus is making its way around the globe. In response, governments are issuing travel embargoes, companies are ordering staff to work from home if possible, and people are stocking up on groceries, fuel, and water. IBM has recently requested its workers in China, Japan, South Korea, and Italy work from home

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This article was originally written and posted within  2020 February COMMON Connect. The original article can be found here. Open Source? Yeah, I put a question mark at the end.  Most times when people think of Open Source, they are thinking Python, PHP, Java, Swift, Ruby, C# and JavaScript to name a few.  Most people don’t associate Open Source with systems management or operating systems.  In fact, most people don’t even think that open source is ready for enterprise corporate programming.  When open source started taking off, about 30 years

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Below is a table of the major group PTFs for the last few releases. This is what we are installing for our customers on iTech Solutions Quarterly Maintenance program.

Posted on March 18, 2020

Members of the iTech team got together for virtual coffee and conversation. We covered tips and tricks we’ve learned from working from home. On-Demand Webinar [ Watch Now ]

Posted on March 16, 2020

Get access to 7 hours of completely virtual complimentary IBM i education. Watch On-Demand [ Watch Now ]

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