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  • SQL Encrypt scalar function

    One member writes, " I just read "Column Encryption in IBM DB2 UDB for iSeries. What is the encryption algorithm used?" DB2 UDB expert Kent Milligan explains.  Continue Reading

  • Securing the iSeries Helpdesk

    This member is trying to secure his iSeries Helpdesk. He understands that he has a few options, but he's not sure which method would be the best. Systems management expert Scott Ingvaldson shares his thoughts.  Continue Reading

  • Trimming blanks

    One member writes, " How can I remove blanks when doing an FTP? If the field is "Jack," I would like to end up with "Jack" and not "Jack ". I have looked at your response for the CPYTOIMPF and do not see the option you are ...  Continue Reading

  • Changing QCRTAUT from *CHANGE to *USE

    One user writes, "I have been asked by an auditor to change the QCRTAUT value from *Change to *Use. If I change the libraries to *USE rather than the SYSVAL, will I accomplish the same thing without having to perform an in-depth study of Appendix D...  Continue Reading