iSeries Access for Web tutorial

Everyone complains that the i5 or iSeries doesn't know any new tricks. Well, this is the one argument I have with people: It only knows new tricks. The operating system can also run programs created on the first system that ran RPG III, System 38, without a recompile! So for my next few tips I'm going to get you going in the current century on the Web using your current technology. We're just changing your interface to a browser!

First off, the smallest i5 system is 600 times as powerful as the first AS/400s and can run all Web applications handily. What can we do with this speed? Let's use some serious Client Server capabilities. Let's configure iSeries Access for Web!

Part 1: iSeries Access for Web system requirements
Part 2: Creating the HTTP server
Part 3: Managing ASF Tomcat settings
Part 4: Configuring iSeries Access for Web

ISeries access for Web requires 470 megs of storage on the system, so watch your disk space. Let's get started.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Andrew Borts is webmaster at United Auto Insurance Group in North Miami, Fla. He is a frequent speaker at COMMON and is past president of The Southern National Users Group, an iSeries-AS/400 user group based in Deerfield Beach, Fla.

This was first published in October 2007

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