If you’re like me, it was nice to take a break from work last week. This week is turning out to be very busy, so this blog is very brief.(more…)
While at a conference this fall, I was asked about job accounting and prestart jobs. I thought this would be a good blog topic.
If you have set up job accounting, the system will write journal entries to the job accounting journal when the accounting code is changed or when a job ends.(more…)
In the blog Route Db2 Requests to a Specific Subsystem, I wrote how you can use the QSYS2.SET_SERVER_SBS_ROUTING procedure to route work for database queries using the QZDASOINIT or QRWTSRVR server jobs to customized subsystems. This is a new way to route work based upon the requesting user profile that augments the other ways you can route work to subsystems.(more…)
Years ago, when TCP/IP was starting to become the networking standard of choice, it was not automatically when the system was started. You had to edit the system start-up program to automate starting TCP/IP and related interfaces and servers.(more…)
We all know and use TCP/IP servers. Many of these servers are set up to start when TCP/IP is started and all servers have the ability for this configuration value to be changed.(more…)
Some time ago, I wrote the blog, “Export Spooled Files to PDF Files,” that described the support available in the 6.1 and 7.1 releases to generate PDF files, either natively or by converting spooled files to PDFs. Near the end of that blog article I wrote, “I wonder if IBM will provide an easier interface to do this someday? It seems like it would be really nice to simply copy a spooled file to a PDF … ”(more…)