Don't be Fooled by Spool

Recorded On: 06/30/2020

Spool, we all have it.  What and how we deal with it are the real questions. In this session Scott and Tim will look at some ways to first actually understand what spool is on your system as well as who is generating it and then we will take it a step further showing you how to actually clean up and delete spool files. The last thing we will discuss is actually looking in to the spool files to find common strings, and details to help you actually understand the contents

Tim Rowe

Business Architect Application Development & Systems Management for IBM i

Tim Rowe is the Business Architect for IBM i responsible for System Management and Application Development. He has a passion for modernization on IBM i and how we can continue to move IBM i into the world of 'Normal' . In his spare time he is a certified Soccer referee and enjoys refereeing games with his youngest son.

Scott Forstie

Db2 for i Business Architect

Scott Forstie is a Senior Technical Staff Member within IBM i development and spends most of his time working as the Db2 for i Business Architect. He has worked on IBM operating system development since joining IBM in 1989.

Scott is a frequently published author, speaker at industry events around the globe and can be found @Forstie_IBMi and Scott is an avid runner and enjoys cooking.


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