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IT Jungle: Changing Sub Tree Authorities in the AS/400 IFS

IT Jungle just posted my latest article on how to change authorities for all objects (including files and sub folders) in an AS/400 Integrated File Systems (AS/400 IFS) folder. This is incredibly handy when you have to change all the … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Preparing for Your Next IBM i Upgrade a Year in Advance, Parts 1 & 2

I’m starting to evaluate my next set of IBM i hardware upgrades. Two years ago, I wrote an article on how to start thinking about a hardware upgrade a year in advance. There are a lot of things you can … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: IBM Announces Power 7+ Upgrade Paths for High-End Power 7 & Power 6 Machines

IBM announced the upgrade paths last for Power 6 570, Power7 770, and Power 7 780 machines. While these announcements may not affect the majority of IBM i customers who are running in the 520, 550, 720, 730, etc class … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: The Tick, Tick, Ticking of IBM i 7.1 Technology Refreshes and the TR5 Rundown

Tim Prickett Morgan has more on technology refresh 5 (TR5) for IBM i 7.1. Or in Tim’s very poetic words: Last week at the iBelieve NY event hosted by looksoftware, Allison Butterill, the IBM i product offering manager, was hinting … Continue reading

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IBM Power i Machine Upgrades: One Year Out

We’re hitting the end of our IBM i lease in a little over a year. And I’m starting the process for a possible upgrade to some of IBM i machines. While I can’t say that I can make all the … Continue reading

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Steve Wil You & I Column: IBM Releases i 7.1 Technology Refresh 5

IBM just released technology refresh 5 (TR5) for the IBM i 7.1 operating system The new refresh includes new IBM i Navigator capabilities, DB2 updates, BRMS updates, and of course, support for the Power 7+ processor. Steve Wil, IBM i … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Seven Things You Should Be Monitoring on Your IBM i System

My new article on IT jungle talks about the things beside error checking you should program your monitoring software to look for. You can read it by clicking here. Read more […]

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