Not dying users, you big silly! Are your IBM i Users Passwords Expiring? Every IBM i User Profile can be created with an automatic expiration date set against it. This forces regular password changes. Pretty standard stuff right? This is rarely a problem for interactive users – who will see the change password screen: But,

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IBM i Housekeeping 101 – Deleting old Journal Receivers Following on from the blog I wrote about “What is an IBM i Journal?” We know that IBM i journals record what happens to files, and we know that this record is kept in these things called journal receivers: Now – since a journal can record

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Talking to a colleague this morning, we were discussing a vendor supplied series of spreadsheets (in CSV format) that his team needed to process. “What’s the best way to read all the spreadsheets in an IFS folder so we can process them?” bald bloke in the office Well, we have a nice simple technique to

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Let’s play with RDi and CL! I was happily editing some CLP code in RDi and very pleased with the Rational Developers automatic code reformatting: stretching out my Control Language code to fit the screen neatly. This is a nice enhancement to the code editing experience and blows the trusty old SEU workhorse out of

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