IT Jungle: Eternal Users, A Common Problem with IBM i Jobs

If you get a second, check out my latest post on IT Jungle about eternal users and what to do about them. An eternal user, of course, is a user who has left your organization but you can’t remove their IBM i user profile because it’s used in so many system functions.

It’s a sad common experience for IBM i administrators. In this article, I discuss how to keep the problem from spreading and how to start weeding out old users that have managed to hang around, well, forever.

You can read this article as well as some additional information on checking IBM i PTF levels by clicking here.


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