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  • Great to be back out and seeing everyone again! Great night at Polar Park talking about IBM i, External Storage, and of course baseball. Let’s go WooSox! #IBMI
    by iTech Solutions (@iTech_Sol) on 2021-09-22 at 23:35

    Great to be back out and seeing everyone again! Great night at Polar Park talking about IBM i, External Storage, and of course baseball. Let’s go WooSox! #IBMI pic.twitter.com/RPMtw8DBuH- iTech Solutions (@iTech_Sol)16:30 – Sep 22, 2021

  • TUG Meeting of Members. Renowned speakers Jon Paris and Susan Gantner shared their knowledge and expertise. #IBMi #tug @ Double Tree By Hilton Toronto Airport West
    by Glenn Gundermann (@GlennGundermann) on 2021-09-22 at 21:34

    TUG Meeting of Members. Renowned speakers Jon Paris and Susan Gantner shared their knowledge and expertise. #IBMi #tug tug.ca @ Double Tree By Hilton Toronto Airport West instagram.com/p/CUI5shbrMJg/…- Glenn Gundermann (@GlennGundermann)14:31 – Sep 22, 2021

  • Calling external stored procedures from the Run SQL Scripts utility
    by AS400 and SQL Tricks on 2021-09-22 at 21:29

    Calling external stored procedures from the Run SQL Scripts utility

  • Throwback Thursday: iBasics: Basics of IBM i Commands to Help Manage Your System
    by Steven McIver on 2021-09-22 at 19:32

    Throwback Thursday: iBasics: Basics of IBM i Commands to Help Manage Your System   October 21st, 2021 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM   [ Register Now ] Join us for a showing of the previously recorded session ‘iBasics: Basics of IBM i Commands to Help Manage Your System’ followed by live Q&A with Steven McIver … The post Throwback Thursday: iBasics: Basics of IBM i Commands to Help Manage Your System first appeared on iTech Solutions Group.

  • QMGTOOLS: Java HTTPS Test Client (HTTPSCLT)
    on 2021-09-22 at 17:30

    The QMGTOOLS/HTTPSCLT command allows the user to easily test an https enabled website with a Java call to perform an SSL Handshake.  With debug option ALL,  it enables a javax.net.debug=all trace with events being logged to the output file. 

  • Sips & Tricks | 10 Worst Security Practices | iTech
    by Sarah Albuquerque on 2021-09-22 at 16:35

    Sips & Tricks: 10 Worst Security Practices Friday, October 29th, 11 AM ET We’re continuing to provide bite-sized technical sessions to help make your workday easier. Join Steve Pitcher as he covers 10 Worst Security Practices. In this presentation: Description will be available soon. [ Register Now ] Steve has been involved with IBM i since 2001 primarily in the manufacturing and distribution industries. Over that period he’s been a systems administrator, developer, IT Manager and IT Director. He joined iTech Solutions in 2017 in a combined sales/technical role, bringing additional expertise in security, IBM Lotus Domino and WebSphere. A longtime IBM Champion, first as part of the inaugural group for IBM Collaboration Solutions (2011) and then as an IBM Champion for Power Systems (2016-present), you’ll find Steve speaking at events around the world about IBM i administration, modernization and security. He’s been a community advocate on the COMMON Americas Advisory Council since 2012 and is currently serving on the COMMON Board of Directors. … The post Sips & Tricks | 10 Worst Security Practices | iTech first appeared on iTech Solutions Group.

  • iBasics | Useful Commands and How to Find Them | iTech
    by Sarah Albuquerque on 2021-09-22 at 16:20

    iBasics: Useful Commands and How to Find Them Wednesday, October 27th at 11AM Let’s get back to the basics. These sessions are designed for anyone starting out as an IBM i system admin, looking to refresh their knowledge, or looking to learn more. [ Register Now ] Presented by: Pete Massiello has been working with the AS/400, iSeries, and IBM i since 1989, focusing on systems management and technical support. He is the President of iTech Solutions Group, an IBM Gold Business Partner delivering solutions and services to IBM i shops throughout the world. He is a member of IBM’s certification test-writing team, an IBM Certified Systems Expert with certifications in IBM i design, administration, LPAR, virtualization, implementation, and HMC management. Pete has a B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University and an MBA from the University of New Haven. He was President of COMMON from 2010 to 2012, and again in 2014. He is a COMMON Hall of Fame speaker and a frequent speaker at user groups all over the world. In 2011, IBM established the Champions award for Power Systems, and Pete was one of the first recipients. In 2018, Pete was recognized as the first Lifetime IBM Power Systems Champion. … The post iBasics | Useful Commands and How to Find Them | iTech first appeared on iTech Solutions Group.

  • Sips & Tricks | Why SSO and What You Need to Know | iTech
    by Sarah Albuquerque on 2021-09-22 at 16:05

    Sips & Tricks: Why SSO and What You Need to Know Friday, October 22nd, 11 AM ET We’re continuing to provide bite-sized technical sessions to help make your workday easier. Join Steven McIver as he covers Why SSO and What You Need to Know. In this presentation: Description will be available soon. [ Register Now ] Steven is a certified IBM i System Administrator who has been working in IT for over 14 years. He was recognized as an IBM Fresh Face for his work on IBM i infrastructure in his early career. His main focus has been supporting IBM i and IBM Power Systems, and also specializes in VIOS, BRMS, Tape Libraries, HMC, and Networking. He enjoys sharing his knowledge through the monthly newsletter and through presenting webinars on various topics. … The post Sips & Tricks | Why SSO and What You Need to Know | iTech first appeared on iTech Solutions Group.

  • iBasics | Basics of a Full System Save | iTech
    by Sarah Albuquerque on 2021-09-22 at 15:50

    iBasics:  Basics of a Full System Save Wednesday, October 20th at 11AM Let’s get back to the basics. These sessions are designed for anyone starting out as an IBM i system admin, looking to refresh their knowledge, or looking to learn more. [ Register Now ] Presented by: Pete Massiello has been working with the AS/400, iSeries, and IBM i since 1989, focusing on systems management and technical support. He is the President of iTech Solutions Group, an IBM Gold Business Partner delivering solutions and services to IBM i shops throughout the world. He is a member of IBM’s certification test-writing team, an IBM Certified Systems Expert with certifications in IBM i design, administration, LPAR, virtualization, implementation, and HMC management. Pete has a B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University and an MBA from the University of New Haven. He was President of COMMON from 2010 to 2012, and again in 2014. He is a COMMON Hall of Fame speaker and a frequent speaker at user groups all over the world. In 2011, IBM established the Champions award for Power Systems, and Pete was one of the first recipients. In 2018, Pete was recognized as the first Lifetime IBM Power Systems Champion. … The post iBasics | Basics of a Full System Save | iTech first appeared on iTech Solutions Group.

  • Don’t miss this Friday’s @iTech_Sol #webinar with @stevencpitcher on how to ensure your #IBMi-integrated #Db2 #database is performing at an optimal level and working perfectly. Click below to register. #IBMPower
    by Skytap (@Skytap) on 2021-09-22 at 15:33

    Don’t miss this Friday’s @iTech_Sol #webinar with @stevencpitcher on how to ensure your #IBMi-integrated #Db2 #database is performing at an optimal level and working perfectly. Click below to register. #IBMPower ow.ly/rqIF50Gcavz- Skytap (@Skytap)08:05 – Sep 22, 2021

  • Sips & Tricks | Allocation of System Resources | iTech
    by Sarah Albuquerque on 2021-09-22 at 15:29

    Sips & Tricks: Allocation of System Resources Friday, October 15th, 11 AM ET We’re continuing to provide bite-sized technical sessions to help make your workday easier. Join Pete Massiello as he covers Allocation of System Resources. In this presentation: Description will be available soon. [ Register Now ] Pete Massiello has been working with the AS/400, iSeries, and IBM i since 1989, focusing on systems management and technical support. He is the President of iTech Solutions Group, an IBM Gold Business Partner delivering solutions and services to IBM i shops throughout the world. He is a member of IBM’s certification test-writing team, an IBM Certified Systems Expert with certifications in IBM i design, administration, LPAR, virtualization, implementation, and HMC management. Pete has a B.S. in Computer Science from Hofstra University and an MBA from the University of New Haven. He was President of COMMON from 2010 to 2012, and again in 2014. He is a COMMON Hall of Fame speaker and a frequent speaker at user groups all over the world. In 2011, IBM established the Champions award for Power Systems, and Pete was one of the first recipients. In 2018, Pete was recognized as the first Lifetime IBM Power Systems Champion. … The post Sips & Tricks | Allocation of System Resources | iTech first appeared on iTech Solutions Group.

  • iBasics | Who is *Public and Why You Need to Know | iTech
    by Sarah Albuquerque on 2021-09-22 at 15:14

    iBasics: Who is *Public and Why You Need to Know Wednesday, October 13th at 11AM Let’s get back to the basics. These sessions are designed for anyone starting out as an IBM i system admin, looking to refresh their knowledge, or looking to learn more. [ Register Now ] Presented by: Steve has been involved with IBM i since 2001 primarily in the manufacturing and distribution industries. Over that period he’s been a systems administrator, developer, IT Manager and IT Director. He joined iTech Solutions in 2017 in a combined sales/technical role, bringing additional expertise in security, IBM Lotus Domino and WebSphere. A longtime IBM Champion, first as part of the inaugural group for IBM Collaboration Solutions (2011) and then as an IBM Champion for Power Systems (2016-present), you’ll find Steve speaking at events around the world about IBM i administration, modernization and security. He’s been a community advocate on the COMMON Americas Advisory Council since 2012 and is currently serving on the COMMON Board of Directors. … The post iBasics | Who is *Public and Why You Need to Know | iTech first appeared on iTech Solutions Group.

  • Value Stream Management (VSM): Bringing Lean Manufacturing Techniques To IBM i Development
    by administrator on 2021-09-22 at 13:33

    With open source technology revolutionizing how DevOps systems work, many businesses running on IBM i find themselves at a crossroads if they want to stay competitive: rebuild their entire codebase from scratch, or modernize their existing application. The post Value Stream Management (VSM): Bringing Lean Manufacturing Techniques To IBM i Development appeared first on ARCAD Software.

  • Rocket Modern Experience (formerly Rocket Legasuite)
    by Rocket Software on 2021-09-22 at 10:58

    Ready to learn how quickly, easily, and cost-effectively you can create a modern IBM® i or IBM Z® user experience? Explore Rocket Modern Experience Web Edition Discover Rocket Modern Experience Desktop Edition

  • Rocket Intelligent Legacy Automation
    by Rocket Software on 2021-09-22 at 10:58

    At Rocket Software, we’ve dedicated 30+ years to helping our customers get the most out of their legacy systems. Now we’ve drawn upon our uniquely deep experience to help you bring intelligent legacy automation to your workflows and processes. Unlike other solutions, our tools are built for legacy systems from the

  • New BiF added to SORTA to make sorting of data structure arrays easier
    by Simon Hutchinson on 2021-09-22 at 10:03

    I use data structure arrays in many of my RPG programs. It has always been impossible to sort the data in the data structure array by more than subfield, that is until the latest Technology Refreshes, IBM i 7.4 TR5 and 7.3 TR11. Included within the new TRs is a Built in Function, BiF, for RPG’s Sort Array operation code, SORTA, that allows me to sort by more than one data structure array subfield. The syntax for using %FIELDS with a data structure array is: Read more »

  • Rdi 9.6.0.11 and Isphere (PCML Exception – Search Function)
    by Roberto De Pedrini on 2021-09-22 at 09:49

    Upgrading Rational Rdi to version 9.6.0.11 I encountered a problem with the Isphere plugin … source search has stopped working. Rdi users probably know the great plugin Isphere which offers numerous advantages and, among these,…

  • AnsibleFest 2021
    by Ansible, Red Hat on 2021-09-22 at 09:48

    Come see what’s possible at our free virtual event Join us for AnsibleFest, where developers, administrators, IT decision makers, and sponsors share insights on open source technologies. Our keynotes and breakout sessions will allow you to explore ways to automate, innovate, and accelerate. Sign up today Check out our featured speakers Senior Manager, Automation Practice, Red Hat Walter is a Red Hat Automation Practice Senior Manager and author with a diverse background in production systems administration and solutions architecture. Walter has more than 20 years of experience in many areas including online marketing, financial services, insurance, aviation, education, technology, and the food industry. In his day-to-day, Walter helps enterprise organizations build automation strategies with repeatable patterns and blueprints focused on developing an automation-first mindset. His passion is to evangelize the energy and connecting power of automation within the technology realm. As a part of his role at Red Hat, Walter has the pleasure of managing a team of automation experts who work directly with clients driving customer success, as well as demonstrating the benefits of making automation a universal language between IT organizations. Walter loves presenting and speaking regularly at conferences like Red Hat Summit, AnsibleFest, plus participating in webinars, blog posts, and technical reviews. His first book, OpenStack Administration with Ansible, was released in 2016. Senior Manager, Ansible Automation, Red Hat As Ansible’s Community Architect, Robyn focuses on building bridges between Ansible and other open source communities, as well as steadily scaling Ansible’s framework for collaboration and contribution as the community continues to grow. Robyn has been a systems administrator, program manager, business analyst, and developer advocate, and started her career in open source at Red Hat, where she was the Fedora Project Leader. She continues to follow her passion of inspiring, enabling, and empowering contributors today at Red Hat as leader of the Ansible community team. Director, Strategy & Transformation, Discover Joe has more than 10 years of experience in operations, automation, and consulting across a number of industries and has worked at companies such as Boeing, IBM, and Discover Financial. In his current role at Discover, he leads Discover’s enterprise consulting organization, and is responsible for transforming operations through management consulting, Lean projects, and automation. He leads Discover’s process automation strategy and value delivery, and formerly was responsible for leading Discover’s Lean transformation journey, focused on capabilities, targeted problem solving, and strategy. Principle Engineer, United Airlines Devi has been working with United Airlines for 21 years. For the last 15 years Devi has been working for Linux team. Devi works closely with the middleware team and other application teams, and is also the team lead for Linux and UNIX operation. Devi works closely with the security team on remediating vulnerabilities, and has experience with OpenShift and Kubernetes. Devi supports the clustering technologies in the Linux area at United and is very passionate about new technology and automation because automation helps systems administrators manage their work life better and avoid long working hours. Choose the topics you’re most interested in Pick from these tracks to take advantage of the opportunity to share, learn, and engage with others in the Ansible® community. Agenda at a glance Discover which activities—from sessions to demos—are happening each day of AnsibleFest. Wednesday, September 29: Automating with agility Join the Ansible community for a series of keynotes, breakout sessions, and demos designed to help you move forward faster with automation. Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform product announcements Demo Ansible community keynote Breakout sessions Live Q&As Expo hall Customer spotlight: United Airlines Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform product announcements Demo Thursday, September 30: Automating in collaboration Explore activities and sessions that will support your automation goals through a collaborative approach. Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform product announcements Customer spotlight: Discover Demo Breakout sessions Live Q&As Expo hall Community keynote: Communities of practice Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform product announcements Demo *All times are in EDT and subject to change. General and breakout sessions will be available on demand at the end of each session.

  • New in #RDi 9.6.0.11 – We know it was hard to find the Host Connection Emulator (HCE) – So we made it easy! We added an icon to launch HCE from the Object Table view AND the Library List panel! #RDi, helping YOU be more productive on #IBMi!
    by Steve Ferrell (@stferrells) on 2021-09-21 at 14:52

    New in #RDi 9.6.0.11 – We know it was hard to find the Host Connection Emulator (HCE) – So we made it easy!We added an icon to launch HCE from the Object Table view AND the Library List panel!#RDi, helping YOU be more productive on #IBMi! pic.twitter.com/DZ3Cf3w8e5- Steve Ferrell (@stferrells)07:41 – Sep 21, 2021

  • Register for our Women in IBMi Virtual Hangout today with the women of iTech at 1 PM ET. #IBMi
    by iTech Solutions (@iTech_Sol) on 2021-09-21 at 14:52

    Register for our Women in IBMi Virtual Hangout today with the women of iTech at 1 PM ET. #IBMihubs.la/H0XlRYw0- iTech Solutions (@iTech_Sol)07:32 – Sep 21, 2021