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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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SecureMyi Tribute to John Earl, IBM i Legend

Dan Riehl and the SecureMyi newsletter have published a memorial tribute to John Earl, IBM i legend, in the latest issue of the SecureMyi newsletter. John died on January 3, 2013. The entire newsletter is devoted to John with remembrances … Continue reading

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Joe Hertvik Presenting at WMCPA tomorrow (1-10-13)

I’ll be presenting one session on IBM i Future Directions and another session on IBM i administration techniques tomorrow night at the Wisconsin Midrange Computer Professionals Association (WMCPA). The meeting will be held at Klemmer’s Banquet Center, 10401 W. Oklahoma … Continue reading

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IT Jungle: Four Things to Do For Your IBM i in 2013

IT Jungle just posted my latest article of Four Things to Do For Your IBM i in 2013. The top four things I list there are: Check Your Job Scheduling Date Objects In January Schedule Your V5R4Mx Upgrade, If Needed … Continue reading

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One More Way to Reduce IBM i 3rd Party Software Maintenance

I recently wrote a post for IT Jungle on auditing and reducing IBM i 3rd party yearly software maintenance costs. In that article, I listed nine steps for determining whether a vendor’s yearly software maintenance cost is fair and how … Continue reading

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