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RUN A VIRUS SCAN/CLEAN ON THE IFS | by Carol Woodbury
How can I run a virus scan/clean on the IFS of a model 170 running V4R3 and CA/400 V3R2?
RESTRICTING USER'S AUTHORITY | by Carol Woodbury
I would like users to have the capability to "start" their own writers, but I want to restrict them from viewing other people's outqs. What is the best way to go about this?
CONSOLIDATING SEVERAL CLIENTS ON A SINGLE ISERIES | by Carol Woodbury
We have an administration system that is outsourced with a vendor. It is hosted on its own iSeries and is connected to our network. We have 5250, FTP and ODBC access. Our vendor is looking to consolidate several clients on a single machine. They have indicated they will achieve this by putting each client into a separate subsystem. From an application and network perspective, would this approach provide adequate security and privacy?
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This was first published in February 2004