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#IBMi Java – Avoiding the QSH “Press ENTER to end terminal session” message

So, yesterday I added a neat little snippet to my Control Language Program on this #IBMi system, and re-awakened an irritating feature thats bitten me before. I slept badly last night with this problem niggling away in my brain. But awoke to a bright chilly Las Vegas morning with a steamy coffee and a solution […]

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Search Scan Replace text in IFS files on IBM i using QSH – iSeries AS400

This morning I wanted to find a quick and dirty way to “Scan Replace text in IFS” files without writing a program to do it…. SPOILER ALERT – it’s really really insanely simple using JAVA QSHELL and the SED command So, before I start into techno-babble mode, here is some background of why I’m looking […]

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Download and Install IBM i ACS (Access Client Solutions)

Client Access is DEAD – get over it! Client Access was much reviled, much loved and mucho mucho confusing for users of AS/400, iSeries and the newer IBM i Power Systems. As it evolved and got rebranded as IBM i Access with new releases of the operating system, many people from the technical end of […]

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Ignore naughty special characters- Java and IBMi might get upset!

Naughty Special Characters – from Dollars to Pounds. Another IBM I Developer was having this weird problem with an IFS file. Trying to figure out the code page problems with a file that had been emailed from a British IBM i Server. naughty special characters- Java and IBMi might get upset! When the Java QSHELL command […]

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How to delete IFS files with bad malformed files names

Ever created an IFS file with a whacky file name? As part of my testing routines for the new IBMi Data Distribution commands (DSTDTA and DSTSPLF) I was creating and testing all kinds of documents in the integrated File system. Taking any file from the good ole iSeries and converting it to TXT, PDF, XML, […]

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