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IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (November 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...

A Look At VIOS Performance Advisor

There are several tools out there for measuring performance in Virtual I/O Server. However, there is one performance tool built in to VIOS that makes...

How IBM i Invokes Your System Startup Program

In dealing with several customers as of late, I realized that there seems to be some confusion as to exactly how and when IBM i...

CHGJRN, CPF7018, and WRKCMTDFN

CHGJRN, CPF7018, and WRKCMTDFN

Recently one of the issues we supported for a customer was their inability to reset a sequence number or change a journal during business hours....

Function Junction – Securing Applications

Function Junction – Securing Applications

The ability to lock down access to applications integrated into IBM i has been a long-time feature. This feature has been best known in the...

IBM i, FSP, and HMC Release Levels and PTFs (October 2022)

IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (October 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...

System Cleanup My QUSRBRMQA1ALI2 File is Large

System Cleanup: My QUSRBRM/QA1ALI2 File is Large

Backup, Recovery, and Media Services (BRMS) is a great tool for backing up your system and keeping track of what data lives on what backup...

Obtaining Your Last IPL Details

Sometimes, I’ve found myself needing to check the last time a system has done an IPL. That information can be obtained a few ways –...

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

IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (September 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...

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Getting Lots of Information Quickly – The Handy QLZARCAPI Tool

There seems to be an endless supply of “Easter Eggs” in IBM i that you can uncover and say to yourself “now that’s a handy...

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Setting a User Profile’s Job Description to Produce a Job Log

If you need to set up a User Profile so it creates a job log when the user signs off, the following steps will allow...

IBM i, FSP, and HMC release levels and PTFs (August 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...

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...

SMB Version Support for IBM i NetServer

I’ve talked about SMB before, but we still see questions and issues with it on a regular basis, so this month I’m going to revisit...

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...