Category Archives for "IBM i"

Jan 08

How to update RDi – Rational Developer for IBM ‘i’ Programmers

IBM i

Last night was I was chatting to an old programming chum in Chicago. As you may be aware, for most people in the AS400/iSeries/IBM-i arena the term “old programming chum” automatically implies a gray haired old fart wearing frayed cords, cheap (but comfortable!) shoes and excessively dour facial features with a slightly “smarter than thou” […]

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Aug 29

IBM i User Profile – Special Authorities

Authority , IBM i

IBM i Authority is a wonderful beast with many layers of complexity. Like a big red onion, peeling back these layers is simple to do, but sometimes causes some tears, or occasionally full on sobbing and weeping. On the positive side, setting these layers of authority is pretty straightforward as long you stay focused and […]

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Aug 09

‘device file does not contain an entry for screen size’

IBM i

Upgraded our IBM i systems to IBM i V7.3 yesterday and so far everything is running nicely except for this one weird little glitch: some of the existing DDS WINDOW SCREENS are bombing with CPF4169¬†The device file does not contain an entry for screen size when they seem to have been quietly working for years, […]

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