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Getting IBM i FTP Sessions to Work After an i 6.1 or 7.1 Upgrade

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If you find that your FTP sessions are unable to transfer data after an i 6.1 or 7.1 OS upgrade, the problem may be in the way IBM changed FTP sessions for i 6.1 and above. Continue reading

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IT Jungle Potpourri: Determining IBM i Library Backup Dates, Limiting FTP Access, and Autostarting TCP/IP Servers

Click here to read a fast-moving IT Jungle article I wrote that details how to do the following IBM i administrative tasks:     How to determine the last time your IBM i libraries were backed up and whether they … Continue reading

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IBM i QuickTip: When You Can’t FTP from a Windows Desktop to an IBM i

Here’s a common fix for when you can’t perform a Windows FTP transfer with your IBM i partition. It’s common for a Windows-to-IBM i FTP transfer to get blocked when¬†the Windows desktop firewall blocks port 20 traffic to the Windows … Continue reading

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IBM i QuickTip: IBM i 6.1 Fix for When You Can’t Start an FTP Session after a 6.1 Upgrade

During a recent IBM i high availability exercise, we found that we couldn’t use FTP on our Capacity BackUp server (CBU). Every time, we tried to start a FTP session to the CBU, the server would close the session and … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Another Way to Restrict IBM i FTP Access & More

IT Jungle just posted my latest article covering three different IBM i tips on: ¬†Determining the last time an IBM i DB2 library was backed up A simpler way to restrict FTP access to an IBM i box How to … Continue reading

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Stopping Unauthorized Users From FTPing To Your IBM i

IT Jungle just posted my new tip on stopping selected users from FTPing to an IBM i machine. Here’s the basic problem that it solves. Hey, Joe: My programmers keep setting up automatic FTP downloads from the network using the … Continue reading

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