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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 in and extraordinary support and advocacy for IBM technology, communities, and solutions.” IBM Champions for Power Systems is one of six designated business areas included in the IBM Champions program and is one of smallest in size. Pete, Steve, and Richie were all brought into the program when there were

Posted on December 12, 2018

Just a few more days to shop, to work, and to wait for Christmas. I thought I would share a little story about how iTech Solutions helped Santa prepare for Christmas this year. As many of our readers remember, Santa Claus and his operations at the North Pole are one of our prized customer accounts. We have been helping St. Nick administer his Power Systems since he was running on an AS/400 and our business partner relationship has encompassed many projects and all aspects of his IT infrastructure. When we

6 Steps to Execute an IBM i Security Project
Posted on November 26, 2018

Regulations (FISMA, HIPPA, SOX, and more) are forcing companies to evaluate how they protect their sensitive data. Industries such as finance, insurance, and healthcare have the most pressure to comply with these regulations which are geared towards protecting consumers private information.  The issue is that companies may not understand how to properly secure their data to protect their consumers. Any good security plan takes a layered approach to protect data.  You have to consider where the data resides and how someone could gain access to it.  Then you have to put

Posted on November 20, 2018

WRKPRBHave you ever seen on your system in WRKPRB: “Software problem data for QYCDCUSG has been logged.”? Normally this indicates an expired server certificate or an expired Certificate Authority certificate. You should take the following steps to correct the problem: 1. Go into DCM (Digital Certificate Manager), in browser go to: your system IP address:2004 2. Check if there are any expired certificates or Certificate Authorities, and delete them. Also, you could delete the index file (QUSRSYS/QYCDCERTI) that has all the certificate assignments and  then reassign the certificates. The file will

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