Category Archives: IBM i general

Community Post: List of IBM i Content Providers

This is a community list of all individuals and organizations who provide IBM i articles, blog posts, forums, links, tech tips that are not linked to the marketing of a specific product (with the exception of IBM supplied i-centric products). Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Restoring IBM i Passwords & Private Authorities When Using RSTUSRPRF

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IT Jungle: Importing IBM i Spooled Files into Excel

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IT Jungle just posted my latest article on importing IBM i spooled files into Excel 2010.
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IT Jungle: Automatically Re-Enabling Disabled NetServer Profiles

0-IT Jungle LogoIT Jungle just posted my latest tip on automatically detecting and re-enabling disabled i5/OS NetServer user profiles on an IBM i partition. Continue reading

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Current List of IBM i Community Posts

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Here’s my current set of IBM i community posts containing vendors and content providers who service the platform.

If you know of anyone else who is posting IBM i vendor- and function-specific lists, please let me know at joe@joehertvik.com . Also let me know if you think there’s someone who should be included on any of these lists or you know a good market segment for a future list. Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Where Do I Find these IBM i Licensed Products?

0-IT Jungle LogoIT Jungle just published my latest tip on how to find these three popular IBM i licensed products in your i 6.1 setup.

  • 5722-SS1–OS/400 – Directory Services
  • 5722-JV1–Java Developer Kit 1.5 or higher
  • 5722-AC3–Crypto Access Provider 128-bit for AS/400

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IT Jungle: The Complete IBM i Incident Management Plan, Parts 1 and 2

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How to Create an Incident Management Plan for your IBM i configuration. This series covers the seven critical elements every IBM i incident management plan should include.
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IBM i for Power Systems, Power i, IBM i: What Do You Mean by That? A Primer (Rev 2.0)

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Since their introduction, there’s always been some confusion about what people mean when they say Power i and IBM i. The terms are not interchangeable.

Here’s my primer on when and how to use the terms Power i and IBM i.
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IBM i Incident Management Planning, Part 1

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From IT Jungle, the seven critical elements of an IBM i Incident Management Plan and how to implement them. Continue reading

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IBM i System Monitoring: What Should I Monitor on My Partitions?

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IT Jungle just published my latest tip on IBM i system monitoring.

In that article, I go through all the general areas that should be monitored on an IBM i and provide some tips on what to look for in these areas.
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IT Jungle: Saying Goodbye to an Old Power i

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IT Jungle just posted my latest article covering the steps to take when returning a Power i system (Power systems hardware running the IBM i operating system) to a leasing company. Continue reading

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Patrick Botz White Paper: A Guide to Practical Single Sign-On

Patrick Botz, the father of IBM i Single Sign-On (SSO) has put out a white paper called A Guide to Practial Single Sign-On. Continue reading

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Why Can’t I Link to IBM i-related content on LinkedIn & Twitter?

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I’d love to link to more IBM i-related articles on LinkedIn and Twitter, but why is it so hard for me to link to your stuff? Continue reading

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Recommended IT Jungle Reading: The Once and Future IBM i System

itj-logoIf you’re involved in the IBM i world, I recommend you read two recent articles by Timothy Prickett Morgan, where he covers the aging of IBM i servers and what IBM could do about it.
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IT Jungle: 2013 – An IBM i Year in Review

itj-logo Heading into 2014, it’s worth looking back at 2013 in the IBM i midrange marketplace. It was an eventful year. Continue reading

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