• Configure the iSeries v5r4 to open the HTTPS port for incoming...

    When the HTTPS 443 port is not accessible from interned but is open within the local network, open the port for incoming connections by recognizing the problem as a network firewall issue rather th...

  • "Time" saving programming tips for iSeries

    Do you want to know how to synchronize your iSeries' clock to NIST standards and have distributed PCs synch up to your iSeries? This tutorial on iSeries clock managment shows you how.

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    Shahar Mor, iSeries/i5 PC/Windows connectivity expert, has been answering Search400.com's member questions for more than five years. Shahar has seen many of the same issues and concerns asked again...

  • Run command on a PC

    One Search400.com member writes, "I want to start a .Wav file from my iSeries. It works with the STRPCCMD but the length of the parameter is limited to 123, which is too small. Are there any altern...

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  • PC/Windows connectivity: Top 10 expert Q&As

    Shahar Mor, iSeries/i5 PC/Windows connectivity expert, has been answering Search400.com's member questions for more than five years. Shahar has seen many of the same issues and concerns asked again and again. Therefore, we've compiled the top 10 ques... 

  • The iSeries and MS Office make good partners

    Microsoft may be IBM's arch nemesis, but in most cases iSeries users still need to use PCs and Microsoft software. Fortunately, the i5/OS and Microsoft Office work well together. Interaction between two computers -- like an iSeries system and a PC --... 

  • Know-IT-All Chapter Quiz: i5/OS and Microsoft Office Integration Handbook, Third Edition

    Think you know all there is about retrieving iSeries data with Microsoft Query? We challenge you to test your skills by taking our latest quiz. Share the results with us and get a chance to win a copy of i5/OS and Microsoft Office Integration Handboo... 

  • Fast guide to PC/Windows connectivity resources

    In an effort to save you time scouring the Web, we've pulled together a quick reference of PC/Windows connectivity resources to help make your iSeries connections run smoothly. 

  • Configure the iSeries v5r4 to open the HTTPS port for incoming connections

    When the HTTPS 443 port is not accessible from interned but is open within the local network, open the port for incoming connections by recognizing the problem as a network firewall issue rather than an iSeries issue. 

  • Run command on a PC

    One Search400.com member writes, "I want to start a .Wav file from my iSeries. It works with the STRPCCMD but the length of the parameter is limited to 123, which is too small. Are there any alternatives?" PC/Windows connectivity expert Shahar Mor re... 

  • Working with ODBC and dates

    One Search400.com member writes, "I use Business Objects and Viewpoint to access DB2/400 via ODBC. Since the new year some PTF's were applied (I don't know which ones) and now any SQL that converts strings to dates fails. The iSeries is managed elsew... 

  • 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, configurati... 

  • 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 ... 

  • iSeries communication conflict

    One Search400.com member writes, "We are running V5R2 and have a PC running Microsoft DOS that controls equipment through a C program and produces an export file that we need to access. Moving to Windows is problematic. " Thankfully, iSeries connecti... 

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    One user writes, "How can I send files from a PC running a VB program straight to a designated library within iSeries without going to QGPL? We have sales representatives that run Visual Basic (VB) programs to create orders from their laptops. Once t... 

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  • Configure the iSeries v5r4 to open the HTTPS port for incoming connections

    When the HTTPS 443 port is not accessible from interned but is open within the local network, open the port for incoming connections by recognizing the problem as a network firewall issue rather than an iSeries issue. 

  • "Time" saving programming tips for iSeries

    Do you want to know how to synchronize your iSeries' clock to NIST standards and have distributed PCs synch up to your iSeries? This tutorial on iSeries clock managment shows you how. 

  • PC/Windows connectivity: Top 10 expert Q&As

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    If you network is busy though you know it is empty you may be experiencing "phantom traffic." Here Loki Jorgeson takes the mystery out of of the sources of traffic-like behavior. 

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  • Working with ODBC and dates

    One Search400.com member writes, "I use Business Objects and Viewpoint to access DB2/400 via ODBC. Since the new year some PTF's were applied (I don't know which ones) and now any SQL that converts strings to dates fails. The iSeries is managed elsew... 

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    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, configurati... 

  • 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 ... 

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  • The iSeries and MS Office make good partners

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Making physical connections between iSeries, printers and other IT hardware isn't always as straightforward as it sounds; especially when you have to create an iSeries network that meets every users' standards. Get news, tips and advice about physical connections to iSeries in this topic.