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March 29, 2006
Search400.com editors were on hand to gather the latest buzz on new iSeries products at the Spring COMMON in Minneapolis. Check out the latest product news from SystemObjects Corp., Looksoftware, LANSA and more.
February 06, 2006
IBM acquired CIM Labs, a software provider that helps businesses track the usage of computing resources across complex environments. The software will tie into IBM's director product which ships with the iSeries.
September 22, 2005
The expo at the Fall COMMON User Conference was buzzing with the latest product news from RJS Software, BOSaNOVA, Lakeview and Aldon.
August 25, 2005
Big Blue launched WebSphere DataStage TX 8.0 Thursday, its first major product based on tools obtained in the Ascential acquisition.
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This tip offers an overview of the process for securing production files on IBM i. Learn how to best secure native objects, including data files, on the AS/400. Walk through the steps from setting system security, access strategy, object level ... Continue Reading
You don't need to look far for tools to manage your system's security. Included in your iSeries is a generous set of utilities that can help you. Continue Reading
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An AS/400 admin with any experience has surely learned lessons about best practices. Andrew Borts shares some lessons from his past, the present, and speculates about what he needs to know in his future work on the IBM i. Continue Reading
A command called NETSTAT shows who is using local ports on AS/400 but it can only be used interactively to create spooled output. Continue Reading
Use BRMMED to adapt the i5 to new location names for relocated machines. Continue Reading