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CAN AN IPL START ON ITS OWN? | by Glen Bunnell

Dear Glen,
Our system shows an unattended IPL starting. We're not sure how or why this IPL occurred. Is there a way to determine how the IPL started and by whom? Will an iSeries start an IPL on its own due to an internal error?

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AUTOMATICALLY NOTIFYING THE IT DEPARTMENT WHEN THE POWER IS OUT | by Glen Bunnell

Dear Glen,
When our power goes out and the UPS kicks in, is there a way to notify our IT people outside the building via e-mail that the power is out?

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COMMAND TO FIND OUT WHO LOCKED THE FILE | by Glen Bunnell

Dear Glen,
I have several jobs producing a CPA4072 "Maximum number of spool file records reached in QSYSPRT in QSYS lib" error. When I do the CHGPRTF on QSYSPRT in QSYS, it always comes back that the file is in use. How can I identify what is using it to put the change in?

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CPD0162 PARAMETERS DON'T MATCH | by Glen Bunnell

Dear Glen,
I created a CL program CHKPAR to check the parameters of SBMJOB command. This program, which contains 36 parameters was compiled, and the command SBMJOB was changed on the VLDCKR with the program name CHKPAR.

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This was first published in September 2004

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