• February 28, 2007 28 Feb'07

    System i FTP: Fast guide to Redbooks and articles

    Need information fast on FTP for the iSeries? Take a look at these publications. We've found Redbooks, articles and FAQs for everyone from novice users to experienced pros.  Continue Reading

  • February 27, 2007 27 Feb'07

    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 ...  Continue Reading

  • February 20, 2007 20 Feb'07

    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...  Continue Reading

  • February 05, 2007 05 Feb'07

    What's happening to my subfile?

    Search400.com development expert John Blenkinsop helps an iSeries user out with a subfile problem.  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Automatic software key installation

    Instead of manually typing your i5/OS software license keys into the system, you can download and install them automatically using the IBM Entitled Software Support Web site.  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Redirect ODBC to a separate subsystem

    We had ODBC connections that we wanted to isolate to its own subsystem to increase performance. You may have the same need. We are going to create a new subsystem, isolate the ODBC connections from the other ODBC traffic and create a filter on ...  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Identify users that have never logged in

    Here's a CLP and a CMD that list all of the users who have never been logged and have been created for more than "N" days ago.  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Creating LF over flat files

    Learn how to create to create logical files over flat ones with this step-by-step tip from Search400.com member Pankaj Jain.  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Retrieve partition ID

    The submitted RPG code retrieves the number of partions and the partition ID. Partition IDs start at zero. The pgm calls API QWCRSSTS. There is a great deal of system statistical information that is available using this API.  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Checking database cross-reference files

    There is a simple way to check if your cross-reference files are in error, or if your system objects are in error -- without waiting for crash. Type GO LICPGM, and then option 5 and select verify system objects. If everything is OK, you should ...  Continue Reading

  • February 01, 2007 01 Feb'07

    Quick iSeries/System i backup check

    A quick way to check if you are backing up all of your User Libraries is to use the little known command EDTBCKUPL. This command shows you the change library backup list menu. You need to look at the columns library last backup and changed. If ...  Continue Reading