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June 02, 2004
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EBCDIC (Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code ) (pronounced either "ehb-suh-dik" or "ehb-kuh-dik") is a binary code for alphabetic and numeric characters that IBM developed for its larger operating systems. (Continued...) Continue Reading
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User NOBODY needs to be granted authority in the IFS folder containing an open source PHP application on the AS/400 in order to run the script. Learn how to change this authority on the IBM i, and successfully run an open source PHP application on ... Continue Reading
To simplify and accelerate the process of converting a spool file from iSeries into an Excel spreadsheet, eliminate the creation of the spool file and instead create a CVS text file, which can easily be loaded into Excel. Continue Reading
This time we turn our attention to a couple of DSM APIs that can be used to take a "snapshot" of the screen, save it and restore it later using the saved data. Continue Reading
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Have you ever created an object on the AS/400 without making sure the necessary authorization list is attached? By using some common commands, you can secure your IBM i, and audit objects and fix mistakes. The necessary commands include DSPAUTLOBJ ... Continue Reading
IBM makes the program source code for daily backups available on the IBM i with a simple command. Continue Reading
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Rather than connecting your AS/400's to their own separate UPSs, find out how one UPS, one cable and a CL program can manage all your power-handling needs. Continue Reading
Using the new CL programming tools released in V5R3 on the IBM System i has advantages: New looping methods, subroutines, and multiple file declarations. See examples of old versus new programs that ease and shorten programming commands. Continue Reading
If a daily task of your AS/400 is to print a report from a query a CL program can be written to automate the task and make it easy to open the results in Excel. This CL program copies an existing query to QTEMP and runs the query. Then it converts ... Continue Reading