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March 08, 2007
This guide explains what logical partitioning (LPAR) is, how it's used, and where it fits into the iSeries world. You'll find tips, expert advice and more to pump up your LPAR know-how.
September 06, 2006
IBM runs the USOpen.org Web site with a combination of System p and System i servers.
June 13, 2006
In the post-9/11 world, security measures have been tightened, especially in the import/export industry. Learn how one firm used Linux and hardware virtualization to keep up with changing rules and add flexibility to client IT environments.
April 12, 2005
IBM announced Tuesday the latest in a series improvements to its iSeries line, which analysts say is evidence of a trend towards an increased overlap with the pSeries.
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Using a GUI Web interface to manage Linux on your AS/400 can save you the hassle of learning a new command language. Webmin is a free administration tool that allows Unix and Linux administration from a Web browser. Continue Reading
Learn the Linux equivalent to WRKACTJOB and how NETSTAT works on in Linux. This tip continues to translate Linux commands for AS/400 adminstrators who are not familiar with the complexities of the language. Continue Reading
Linux can run on an AS/400 partition, but without understanding the commands, an IBM i admin may give up. Learn about user profile commands on Linux from an IBM i admin, including how to change passwords and assign users to groups and subgroups. Continue Reading
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Learn how OpenOffice Write compares to Word, as well as how OpenBase compares to Access. Get advice on how to work with departments in your company to make the switch from Microsoft Office to OpenOffice. Helpful tips are offered, like letting the ... Continue Reading
As more companies look to save money in their IT operations, Sun's OpenOffice may be more attractive. Key features of the multi-platform supported open source software are described. The software can be used in Windows or Linux environments with ... Continue Reading
Does Linux have what is takes in terms of scalability, applications, and security? Companies like Weather.com are saying yes. Continue Reading
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Part of administering a Linux OS is adapting permissions and authorities to the needs of your organization. David Vasta explains how to decode the file permission system, how to use chmod, and concepts in file management on the Linux OS. Continue Reading
If you are a Linux novice, David Vasta shares terminology and basic useful commands to get you acquainted with Linux lingo. Continue Reading
Linux on i is a cheap, easy and very powerful operating system. This introduction to Linux for the AS/400 walks you through some history and resources including where to get Linux. The advantages of the OS are described, along with a brief ... Continue Reading