New & Notable
July 25, 2007
IBM's new i5/OS, the System i operating system, has new security and virtualization capabilities, and features can be purchased a la carte.
July 20, 2007
Big Blue will split the midrange System i server platform into two pieces: one that is enterprise focused and aligned with System p and another that's geared toward SMBs.
April 11, 2007
IBM is rolling out two System i servers aimed at small and midsized businesses that feature user-based pricing.
January 10, 2006
The forthcoming V5R4 i5 operating system will likely become available within the next few weeks. Earlier this week we asked iSeries pros about plans for the upcoming launch.
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When upgrading to V6R1, make sure your software will be supported, your programs will function and the correct PTFs have been installed. Continue Reading
OS/400 is IBM's operating system for its AS/400 and AS/400e line of business computers. (Continued...) Continue Reading
The AS/400 - formally renamed the 'eServer iSeries/400,' but still commonly known as AS/400 - is a middle-size server designed for small businesses and departments in large enterprises and now redesigned so that it will work well in distributed ... Continue Reading
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The newest i5/OS release, V6R1 offers an Intrusion Detection System that logs information to your security audit journal about intrusion and extrusion activity. It can also be configured to notify you about violations of your established policies. ... Continue Reading
The new version of i5/OS for System I includes three notable new password-control security features. Here we outline the new V6R1 system values and their potential for enhancing system security. Continue Reading
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If the DST QSECOFR and QSECOFR passwords have been disabled from multiple attempts at user login, the OS may need to be reinstalled on IBM i to recover function. Continue Reading
A command called NETSTAT shows who is using local ports on AS/400 but it can only be used interactively to create spooled output. Continue Reading
In light of the recent enhancements to i5/OS V6R1, including new RPG functionalities, we've put together a brief retrospective of i5 news and tips. Continue Reading