Category: iSeries

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IBM iSeries NetServer – Mapping Drives and Accessing via green screen

I’ve only been working with IBM i for a little over 6 years now but in that time I’ve grown to appreciate the durability, reliability, and complexity of the system. You can’t break these systems; just me power issues, storms, and people have all tried but they are resilient systems. That being said IBM has…




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Renew SSL Cert on IBM i using the Digital Certificate Manager

Two weeks ago our SSL certificate expired. This was the first time that I had to take a renewed certificate and apply it to our machines. Today I am going to cover the steps I took to apply the SSL cert on our IBM i OS/400 box and the issues I encountered. We use a…




Enabling Chat Logging – Sametime 8.5.2 Server

Over time I have had several requests from managers to pull Sametime chat logs. Unfortunately unless the user was saving the chat logs to their local client and not deleting them I didn’t have anything setup server side to address this issue. I found several technotes and documents from IBM on enabling server side chat…




Compilation of Technotes for Running Maintenance for Domino on IBM i

IBM put together these helpful technotes on running maintenance tasks for Domino on IBM i. First we will cover how to create an indirect file for Domino, then some indirect file tasks that can be setup (most of the Examples are for Windows), finally how to run tasks on the iSeries when the Domino iSeries…




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Restore Users Mail File Lotus Domino on iSeries

Recently I had to restore a user’s mail file to pull data that was accidentally deleted. Of course the tape I needed happened to already be in the drive and with my handy notes from last time I was able to restore it quickly and pull the data needed. Now I want to share my…




Sametime Buddy List Control Tool by Epilio – Pre-Populate Your Buddy List

I have been looking for a tool like this for over 3 years. I opened a PMR with IBM asking if there was a way to pre-populate our users buddy lists. IBM regretted to inform me that there was not a way. I tried looking for a solution by Googling various terms (but we all…