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Simply i › QNAP and NFS issues

December 15th, 2014 Comments off
I don’t know why, but the setup we created for backing up to the QNAP NAS from the IBMi LPARS stopped working. We have been installing PTF’s all weekend as we try to get Node.js up and running on them … Continue reading


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Simply i › System Values and LVLT4i

December 8th, 2014 Comments off
System values are an important part of the working environment on the IBM i, therefore it is important that are correctly set ready for whenyou move to a recovery system. LVLT4i is working in an environment where the setting of … Continue reading


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Simply i › Getting the most from LVLT4i

December 2nd, 2014 Comments off
While it is early days for the LVLT4i product we have already had a number of interesting conversations with IBM i users and Managed Service Providers about how we see it being deployed to the smaller IBM i user base. … Continue reading


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Simply i › Operational Assistant backup to QNAP NAS using NFS

November 27th, 2014 Comments off
After a recent incident (not related to our IBM i backups) we decided to look at how we backed up our data from the various systems we deploy. We wanted to be able to store our backups in a central … Continue reading


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Simply i › PowerHA and LVLT4i.

October 24th, 2014 Comments off
We have had a number of conversations about LVLT4i and what it offers to the Managed Service Provider(MSP). As part of those discussions the IBM solution PowerHA often comes up as it also uses iASP technology but that is really … Continue reading


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Simply i › SAVSECDTA timing?

October 23rd, 2014 Comments off
We are looking at how to manage the recovery of profiles and passwords in an environment where the profiles cannot be managed constantly. When using our HA4i product we have the ability to constantly maintain the user profiles and passwords … Continue reading


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Simply 'i' › IBMi eco system.

November 13th, 2012 Comments off
I was reading a number of articles in the press this morning about the IBMi (i5,iSeries,AS/400 and the rest) and the possible install base. The articles suggests that there are around 35,000 “active” IBM customers but around 110,000 customers who are still running the system but not on any maintenance or support? The articles also [...]


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Simply 'i' › IBMi eco system.

November 13th, 2012 Comments off
I was reading a number of articles in the press this morning about the IBMi (i5,iSeries,AS/400 and the rest) and the possible install base. The articles suggests that there are around 35,000 “active” IBM customers but around 110,000 customers who are still running the system but not on any maintenance or support? The articles also [...]


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Simply 'i' › New command to save selected objects to a save file

September 6th, 2012 Comments off
Every wanted to be able select a number of objects from within a library and save them to a save file! Well are always saving different objects from libraries to save files so we did. As we are always saving a selective number of objects from a single library, having to type in each individual [...]


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Simply 'i' › Trigger capabilities for new apply process within HA4i

August 23rd, 2012 Comments off
We had not realized the new apply process for HA4i version 7.1 did not have the trigger support built in, the IBM apply which uses the APYJRNCHG commands did not need to be told to ignore trigger requests it just did it! So we had to build a new trigger disable and enable process into [...]


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