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October 2002: Month in Review

October 2002: Month in Review

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October was a busy month for iSeries professionals. With all the technical conferences (COMMON, IBM), newsletters and tips, it was hard to keep up. Here's a recap of what we did on Pull up a keyboard and catch up on some great tips, webcasts and more.

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Using Linux on the iSeries, speaker Craig E. Johnson

Securing your iSeries: What to expect with V5R1 & V5R2, speaker Carol Woodbury


Seasoned iSeries pros endure in ever-changing industry

COMMON: IBM continues server convergence push

COMMON: Users prepare for possible breaches in iSeries security

COMMON: Duncan pledges to 're-engage' with iSeries customers

Programmer tips

Convert spooled files to PDF using Java (Sept. 3, 2002)

Convert spool file to image file (Oct. 1, 2002)

Add some colors to your sources (Oct. 2, 2002)

No code popup messages (Oct. 4, 2002)

Lose that source? (Oct. 8, 2002)

Auto refresh screen - Data queue style (Oct. 8, 2002)

Beyond DSPPGMREF -- Scan all libraries before changing a database file (Oct. 9, 2002)

Quickest way to get PF to save file, and back (Oct. 16, 2002)

Searching for a field just got easier (Oct. 21, 2002)

Transform XML into iSeries readable form, easily (Oct. 22, 2002)

Hey! You've got your test file in my production library (Oct. 23, 2002)

Administrator tips

Quick way to convert a spool file (Oct. 2, 2002)

Enable CGI programs and Net.Data for your V5R2 HTTP server (Oct. 2, 2002)

Change command defaults (Oct. 9, 2002)

Quickly identify performance problems using V5R2 Display Performance Data Graphics (Oct. 10, 2002)

Shortcut keys for cut and paste (Oct. 10, 2002)

Delete PTF Save Files and save space (Oct. 23, 2002)

Daylight savings and changing system time (Oct. 25, 2002)

More on daylight savings time (Oct. 27, 2002)

Change query processing defaults (Oct. 29, 2002)

The new AS/400-to-PC transfer request (Oct. 29, 2002)

Security tips

Who's disabling user profiles and how? (Oct. 4, 2002)

Use group profiles for easier security admin (Oct. 8, 2002)

More on using group profiles for easier security administration (Oct. 15, 2002)

WebSphere Strategies

Managing WebSphere objects: The facts about EARs and WARs (Oct. 3, 2002)

Lessons learned on WebFacing -- Part 1 (Oct. 17, 2002)

Clearing up the WebSphere tools confusion

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