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  • AS/400 system values quiz

    Think you know your AS/400 system values? Put your knowledge to the test! 

  • iSeries freeware/shareware library

    Check out our iSeries freeware and shareware library for a comprehensive listing of i5/iSeries downloads, code samples and useful tools that can be used as is or customized to fit your needs. You'll find freeware and shareware from IBM, Search400 mem... 

  • Fast guide to improving iSeries performance

    When your iSeries' performance drops off, productivity for everyone who works on the server also takes a hit. Follow these tips and resources to improve performance problems and learn how to monitor your systems so you can prevent issues in the futur... 

  • Strategies for securing IBM i production files

    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 securi... 

  • Translating Linux for IBM i admins: User profile commands

    Linux can run on an AS/400 partition, but without understanding the commands, an IBM i admin may give up. Learn about user profile commands on Linux from an IBM i admin, including how to change passwords and assign users to groups and subgroups. 

  • AS/400 lessons from the past, present, and future: A holiday tale

    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. 

  • DAYSPAST CLLE program for AS/400: Compares object creation date with today's date

    A CLLE program for AS/400 to determine the number of days that have passed since an object was created. 

  • Checking on System i disk space requires creating a new command: XRTVSYSSTS

    Monitoring System i disk space is imperative to keeping your system up and running. If a process begins to loop endlessly without notice, it can fill up a working file and bring everything to a halt. XRTVSYSSTS can save the day. 

  • System i modularization: How-to tips -- part 4

    Modularization is key to reaping the benefits of ILE. It is the major factor in cutting development time and increasing programmer productivity – the more effective the modularization, the more productive the programming staff. But it's importa... 

  • System i modularization -- part 3

    Modularization is key to reaping the benefits of ILE. It is the major factor in cutting development time and increasing programmer productivity -- the more effective the modularization, the more productive the programming staff. But it's important to... 

  • System i modularization -- part 2

    Modularization is key to reaping the benefits of ILE. It is the major factor in cutting development time and increasing programmer productivity – the more effective the modularization, the more productive the programming staff. But it's importa... 

  • System i modularization -- part 1

    Modularization is the key to reaping the benefits of Integrated Language Environment (ILE). It is the major factor in cutting development time and increasing programmer productivity -- the more effective the modularization, the more productive the pr... 

  • Check power user activity

    Security expert Rich Loeber regularly hears from shops where users, especially programmers, claim that they absolutely must have access to all objects to get through a normal work day. This is just not true, but some shops cave in and provide these ... 

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