• December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Security implemented via default settings

    One Search400.com member writes, "I'm looking at security implemented via default settings." Do you see a risk of having any of the above commands not set to *EXCLUDE (e.g., *USE)?" Security expert Carol Woodbury says it depends. Click over and see...  Continue Reading

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Granting user B the same private authorities as user A

    One Search400.com member writes, "I have a new user, and I want to give him all the authorities on objects which his predecessor has in his profile. To further clarify my query, I would like to give same authorities on objects to profile B which ...  Continue Reading

  • December 19, 2005 19 Dec'05

    Why is my job taking twice as long?

    We are running a series of overnight downloads from the iSeries using SQL server with ODBC connections. The job runs in subsystem QUSRWRK. The job, which once took two hours, leapt to a current five hours with no apparent changes to jobs, ...  Continue Reading

  • December 16, 2005 16 Dec'05

    Problems with new server and PC

    One user writes, "We have made some changes in our network. We added a new server, and a new PC was installed in the old V3R2 Client Access. We are still running OS/400 V3R7 on the iSeries. In the old network, which is still available, I can see in...  Continue Reading

  • December 16, 2005 16 Dec'05

    Resetting SST user passwords

    One Search400.com member wrote, "How can I reset SST user passwords?" Security expert Carol Woodbury was on hand to offer some advice.  Continue Reading

  • December 16, 2005 16 Dec'05

    Cleaning up the QSYS library

    One Search400.com member writes, "How can I clean up the QSYS library? Currently my system's ASP is nearing its threshold value (75%) and upon checking, I found out that the QSYS library has consumed 50% of the storage used. How can I free it up? ...  Continue Reading

  • December 16, 2005 16 Dec'05

    Full system save with IBM's Advanced Job Scheduler

    One Search400.com member writes, "Does IBM's Advanced Job Scheduler allow one to schedule a full system backup on specific dates? If so, how would this be accomplished?" Backup and recovery expert Ken Graap explains.  Continue Reading