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Do You Want It All in Life? You Probably Already Do

Often, we are put in a position where a life evaluation is needed. It is important to ask ourselves questions to really understand where we...

IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (July 2022)

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...

Are You Staying Current?

We at iTech are asking our customers if they are ready to receive the next set of PTFs or upgrade their OS to something newer....

Four Reasons to implement MFA for your IBM i

Four Reasons to Implement MFA For Your IBM i

As I like to say, “IBM i runs the world.” The major industries such as Financials, Manufacturing, Distribution, Trucking, Healthcare, and Insurance all run their...

The Economic Cost of Falling Behind

The Economic Cost of Falling Behind

We have talked on many occasions about the negative results of companies on this platform that are simply not doing their due diligence to ensure...

How Do We Fix The Great IBM i Resource Shortage

How Do We Fix The Great IBM i Resource Shortage?

I’ve had the chance to get out and meet with people from the IBM i community lately at COMMON and the NHMUG meeting. After two...

Deploying Access Client Solutions Centrally with Java Included

Deploying Access Client Solutions Centrally with Java Included

The IBM i Access Client Solutions tool is the de facto standard for managing your IBM i systems. It allows you to start 5250 telnet...

Reimagining Your IBM i Backup Strategy With External Storage

Reimagining Your IBM i Backup Strategy With External Storage

These days I spend a fair amount of my time working with IBM i clients of all sizes to enhance their backup strategy.  Or in...

PTF Feature June 2022

IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (June 2022)

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...

6 Steps to Help Back Up Your Data During Hurricane Season

6 Steps to Help Back Up Your Data During Hurricane Season

The 2022 hurricane season has officially started and the NOAA already released predictions calling the 2022 season “above normal’ with 14-21 named storms expected. Of...

Do You Know Where Your Audit Journal Receivers Live on Your System?

Do You Know Where Your Audit Journal Receivers Live on Your System?

QAUDJRN is the default IBM Security Audit Journal, located in QSYS. This is the journal name and library where user activity is logged. QAUDJRN should...

Protecting your IFS with Anti-virus and Anti-ransomware Solutions

Protecting your IFS with Anti-virus and Anti-ransomware Solutions

We’ve said it before, and we will continue to say your IBM i may not be secure. There’s a lot of misconception about the IBM...

IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (May 2022)

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...

Information Technology – Proactive or Reactive Perspectives

Information Technology – Proactive or Reactive Perspectives

I’ve been working in sales and sales management roles in the IT field for my entire career.  Along the way I’ve noticed there are very...

Consuming-Journal-Receiver-Data-Easily-with-SQL

Consuming Journal Receiver Data Easily with SQL

A few weeks ago we were tasked with helping a customer log all IBM i user profile changes and deletes for audit and historical purposes....