IBM i 7.3 Technology Refresh 1 has been announced. IBM i 7.2 Technology Refresh 5 was also announced.(more…)
I am not sure how many of you have heard about IBM Administration (Application) Runtime Expert for i (ARE) nor am I sure how many of you have actually used PTF support offered by ARE. Hopefully this blog entry can explain to you why you would want to explore the ARE tool overall and especially when it comes to managing your PTFs.(more…)
A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Administration (Application) Runtime Expert – Network Health Checker. IBM recently made another utility available via the Administration Runtime Expert that helps you identify damaged objects.(more…)
The ability to schedule verifications has been added to the Administration Runtime Expert: “Scheduling flexibility enhancements have been made to IBM Application Runtime Expert.”(more…)
I’ve written a bit about the Administration Runtime Expert (which you will often see referenced as ARE) previously.
As part of the Administration Runtime Expert support, IBM has shipped a few basic ARE templates that can be used without requiring you to have the Administration Runtime Expert product (5733ARE) installed on your system. A template defines the environmental information – such as configuration setting or attributes – that are expected. There are currently have four templates available as part of the operating system. All of these can be run on an IBM i partition from Qshell.(more…)