IBM i Systems Administration Bootcamp Site License

This product gives you site license access to individual components in Systems Administration Bootcamp

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 14: Practical Management of the System – Daily Care and Feeding - Larry Bolhuis

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 14

    Topics

    • Hands-on Practical Examples
    • Key throughout is to know what is normal for your system
    • Work Management
      • Verify that your jobs are running
    • Problem Management
      • Any new open problems
    • User Management
      • Disabled users

    Larry Bolhuis

    Chief i-entist - Frankeni Technology Consulting, LLC

    Larry has grown up with computers since his father became a CE in 1967. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calvin College in 1982 and soon after began working on IBM midrange equipment with the S/34 and S/36. Larry began working on the As/400 at its introduction In 1988.After spending many years as a developer Larry began working on communications, networking, and systems management tasks. Years of working with SNA, SDLC, SNADS, APPC, APPN followed by Token Ring, Ethernet, and TCP/IP taught strong communications troubleshooting skills. In addition to networking on the IBM side Larry learned the infrastructure components of the network including switches routers and firewalls, working chiefly with Cisco equipment.In 15 years as an IBM Business partner Larry worked with IBMs systems from design through implementation and migration. He has worked on the smallest and largest and everything in between. He has been involved in many Beta and other early release programs with IBM. Larry has held more than 30 IBM certifications on the AS/400, iSeries, System i and Power Systems, including IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert and is a contributing author to many IBM Certification tests.Larry is a frequent and award winning speaker at users groups around North America covering Systems design and management, networking and connectivity, work management, PTF, and Hardware Management Console topics. He has been a long time volunteer and speaker with COMMON and has been awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and also its highest Honor the Distinguished Service Award.">Larry has grown up with computers since his father became a CE in 1967. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calvin College in 1982 and soon after began working on IBM midrange equipment with the S/34 and S/36. Larry began working on the As/400 at its introduction In 1988.After spending many years as a developer Larry began working on communications, networking, and systems management tasks. Years of working with SNA, SDLC, SNADS, APPC, APPN followed by Token Ring, Ethernet, and TCP/IP taught strong communications troubleshooting skills. In addition to networking on the IBM side Larry learned the infrastructure components of the network including switches routers and firewalls, working chiefly with Cisco equipment.In 15 years as an IBM Business partner Larry worked with IBMs systems from design through implementation and migration. He has worked on the smallest and largest and everything in between. He has been involved in many Beta and other early release programs with IBM. Larry has held more than 30 IBM certifications on the AS/400, iSeries, System i and Power Systems, including IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert and is a contributing author to many IBM Certification tests.Larry is a frequent and award winning speaker at users groups around North America covering Systems design and management, networking and connectivity, work management, PTF, and Hardware Management Console topics. He has been a long time volunteer and speaker with COMMON and has been awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and also its highest Honor the Distinguished Service Award.">COMMON and has been awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and also its highest Honor the Distinguished Service Award.">Larry has grown up with computers since his father became a CE in 1967. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calvin College in 1982 and soon after began working on IBM midrange equipment with the S/34 and S/36. Larry began working on the As/400 at its introduction In 1988.After spending many years as a developer Larry began working on communications, networking, and systems management tasks. Years of working with SNA, SDLC, SNADS, APPC, APPN followed by Token Ring, Ethernet, and TCP/IP taught strong communications troubleshooting skills.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 13: Analyzing and Understanding Disk Space Utilization - Valerie Smith

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 13

    Topics

    • Monitoring
    • Reporting
    • RtvDskInf / RtvDirInf data collection
      • SQL on the retrieved data
    • IFS shell commands, find, du, ls
    • Disk cleanup “usual suspects”
      • Journal entries
      • Save files
      • Virtual tape and virtual optical
      • Deleted record space (RGZPFM)
      • Temporary object space

    Valerie Smith

    IBM i Systems Engineer, American Eagle

    Valerie Smith is a certified IBM i Systems Engineer with American Eagle in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a graduate of Penn State University and previously worked for University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 12: PTF Installation and Maintenance - Rohit Sharma

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 12

    Topics

    • Overview of PTFs, purpose, and use
      • How to figure out what is installed
      • CUMes and included groups
      • Dependent groups
      • Co-requisites and Pre-requisites
    • Perm and Temp, A and B sides
      • Ramifications of perm vs temp apply on product upgrades
    • PTF groups
      • Fixing group status “not applied”
      • Why are groups listed twice?
    • Obtaining PTFs
      • Fix Central overview
    • GO PTF Menu
      • Option 8 vs INSPTF
    • Loading, applying, and removing
      • Finding the QJOBMSGQFL landmine
    • Firmware updates — OS vs HMC
    • Recovering from a failed load or apply
    • Querying PTF and Group Levels with SQL services

    Rohit Sharma

    Supervisor of IT Engineering – Operations, Penske Truck Leasing

    Rohit Sharma is Supervisor of IT Engineering – Operations at Penske Truck Leasing. Rohit has 12+ years experience on IBM i technologies in banking, manufacturing, food, timeshare, transportation and oil & gas domains. He works in IBM i system engineering, server and database administration, production support and development activities.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 11: Installing IBM i and Licensed Program Products - Clark Heiser

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 11

    Topics

    • No-charge vs additional charge LPPs
    • Obtaining – intro to ESS, registering, selecting, download options
    • License keys
      • Obtain
      • Install
    • Building image catalog and virtual optical
      • Maintenance considerations – delete or leave?
    • GO LICPGM
      • Difference between programs and options
      • Installing LPPs
      • Save/restore/deletion of LPPs
      • Saving and restoring LPPs from another system
      • Installing secondary language
    • Accepting license agreement
    • Passport advantage

    Clark Heiser

    Senior Software Developer, PC Richard & Son

    Clark Heiser is a Senior Software Developer at PC Richard & Son. Clark is skilled in IBM i, IBM DB2, Retail, Stored Procedures. Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts focused in Mathematics earned concurrently from Herbert H. Lehman College.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 10: CL Programs, Commands, and Using SQL to Manage Your System - Max Valdman

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 10

    Topics

    • CL Program basics
      • Identify variables
      • Identify subroutines
      • Control flow
      • Monitor for messages
      • ILE CL vs OPM
    • Where to store CL programs and source
    • How to find correct source for CL program or command
    • How to retrieve source when you cannot find source
    • How to edit and compile CL
    • Modify and deploy a startup program
    • Create your own command
    • SQL Basics (SQL References)
    • Demo: Use CL and SQL to determine PTF and group levels

    Max Valdman

    IT Manager, The Hammock Source

    Max Valdman is an IT professional with an MBA and BS in Mechanical Engineering and over 20 years of IT experience, primarily in the Consumer Goods industry. He is currently an IT Manager for the world’s largest hammock manufacturer, The Hammock Source. Max is an active member of the Mid-Atlantic Group of IBM i Collaborators – MAGiC and serves on the Advisory Committee of HarrisData, an enterprise software application company. Max and his family are enjoying the climates of Eastern North Carolina and Greenville, home of the ECU pirates.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 9: IBM i Security Basics - Carol Woodbury

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 9

    Topics

    • Security Concepts
      • Object-centric vs data-centric security
        • Data and column encryption
        • Row column access control
    • User Profiles
      • Passwords
      • Group Profiles
      • Special Authorities
      • User ID/Group ID
      • Initial program
      • Job description
    • Security system values
      • System security level
      • Password level (10 chars vs. 120 chars)
    • Authorization Lists
    • Adopted authority
    • Limited users
    • Single Sign-on
      • Kerberos and EIM concepts
    • Auditing concepts
      • Audit Logs
      • Generated columns
    • Public authority
    • Authority collection support (7.3)

    Carol Woodbury

    Vice President of Global Security Services at HelpSystems

    Carol Woodbury is Vice President of Global Security Services at HelpSystems.  Prior to joining HelpSystems, Carol was the co-founder and Vice President of SkyView Partners, a firm that specialized in security services and software for IBM i, AIX and Linux. Carol is an award-winning, world-renowned speaker in the area of security and compliance and is the former Chief Engineering Manager for Security at IBM for the iSeries system. Carol has over 25 years’ experience in the area of security and has authored several books, her most recent being– IBM i Security Administration and Compliance - and has written hundreds of articles in the area of security and compliance. Carol holds CISSP, CRISC and PCIP security certifications.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 8: IBM i Networking - Wayne Bowers

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 8

    Topics

    • Line Descriptions
    • TCP/IP Interfaces, creating, starting, VIPs, VLANs, naming
    • Routing
    • Starting/Stopping and maintenance of services and Defaults
    • Bridging, Aggregation, VLANs
    • Packet filtering
    • High-level monitoring how-to
    • SSL TLS
    • IPV4 vs IPV6

    Wayne Bowers

    Software Engineer - IBM

    Wayne Bowers has been with IBM since 1997, where he works with the IBM i Global Support Center in Rochester MN. He is an Advisory Software Engineer specializing in the support of the IBM i Access (aka Client Access) products, Console, the TCP Telnet communications server, and the IFS.

    Wayne has been developing and delivering presentations since 1999, and at COMMON and other User Groups and IBM Conferences since 2009.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 7: IBM i Virtual Optical and Virtual Tape - Andrew Grant

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 7

    Topics

    • Concepts
      • Performance differences
      • Compare virtual tape and optical devices to physical tape, devices, and libraries
      • Network-based virtual optical
      • Storage
    • Creating Image Catalogs
    • Creating devices
    • Populating image catalogs
    • Managing a virtual device and storage
      • Initializing previously used virtual tapes
    • Save and restore considerations
      • New cloud storage solutions

    Andrew Grant

    Senior Solutions Engineer, Systems Advisory Services

    Andrew Grant is a Senior Solutions Engineer with Systems Advisory Services in Auckland, New Zealand. Andrew is skilled in Service Delivery, Storage Area Network (SAN) and IBM i Storage. Andrew has worked on several following RedBooks for IBM, including: AS/400 Internet Security: Implementing AS/400 VPNs; IBM Network Station Enhancements – WAN deployment strategies; and AS/400 TCP/IP Auto-configuration – DNS and DHCP; IBM Network Station in an AS/400 Environment.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 6: Setting Up the System

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 6

    Topics

    • Intro to the system console (ACS)
      • When to use system console
      • Which consoles are available
      • Which consoles does your system have
    • System resource allocation
      • ASP
      • Memory pool allocation
    • Systems Values
      • Allow object restore
      • User profile password level
      • Auditing values
      • Append jobs
      • Number of jobs initially start
      • Date and time
      • CCSIDs
      • History log size
      • QLIMIT SECOFR
      • System and user library set defaults
      • System security level
      • QPRFADJ
    • Selecting a controlling subsystem
    • Subsystems to start
    • TCP/IP interfaces and servers to start
    • Network attributes
    • Setting the database name
    • Migrating from a previous system
      • Retrieve system information
      • Update system information
    • Host table entries and DNS
    • Domain information
    • Exit programs

    Larry Bolhuis

    Chief i-entist - Frankeni Technology Consulting, LLC

    Larry has grown up with computers since his father became a CE in 1967. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calvin College in 1982 and soon after began working on IBM midrange equipment with the S/34 and S/36. Larry began working on the As/400 at its introduction In 1988.After spending many years as a developer Larry began working on communications, networking, and systems management tasks. Years of working with SNA, SDLC, SNADS, APPC, APPN followed by Token Ring, Ethernet, and TCP/IP taught strong communications troubleshooting skills. In addition to networking on the IBM side Larry learned the infrastructure components of the network including switches routers and firewalls, working chiefly with Cisco equipment.In 15 years as an IBM Business partner Larry worked with IBMs systems from design through implementation and migration. He has worked on the smallest and largest and everything in between. He has been involved in many Beta and other early release programs with IBM. Larry has held more than 30 IBM certifications on the AS/400, iSeries, System i and Power Systems, including IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert and is a contributing author to many IBM Certification tests.Larry is a frequent and award winning speaker at users groups around North America covering Systems design and management, networking and connectivity, work management, PTF, and Hardware Management Console topics. He has been a long time volunteer and speaker with COMMON and has been awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and also its highest Honor the Distinguished Service Award.">Larry has grown up with computers since his father became a CE in 1967. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calvin College in 1982 and soon after began working on IBM midrange equipment with the S/34 and S/36. Larry began working on the As/400 at its introduction In 1988.After spending many years as a developer Larry began working on communications, networking, and systems management tasks. Years of working with SNA, SDLC, SNADS, APPC, APPN followed by Token Ring, Ethernet, and TCP/IP taught strong communications troubleshooting skills. In addition to networking on the IBM side Larry learned the infrastructure components of the network including switches routers and firewalls, working chiefly with Cisco equipment.In 15 years as an IBM Business partner Larry worked with IBMs systems from design through implementation and migration. He has worked on the smallest and largest and everything in between. He has been involved in many Beta and other early release programs with IBM. Larry has held more than 30 IBM certifications on the AS/400, iSeries, System i and Power Systems, including IBM Certified Advanced Technical Expert and is a contributing author to many IBM Certification tests.Larry is a frequent and award winning speaker at users groups around North America covering Systems design and management, networking and connectivity, work management, PTF, and Hardware Management Console topics. He has been a long time volunteer and speaker with COMMON and has been awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and also its highest Honor the Distinguished Service Award.">COMMON and has been awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and also its highest Honor the Distinguished Service Award.">Larry has grown up with computers since his father became a CE in 1967. He obtained a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Calvin College in 1982 and soon after began working on IBM midrange equipment with the S/34 and S/36. Larry began working on the As/400 at its introduction In 1988.After spending many years as a developer Larry began working on communications, networking, and systems management tasks. Years of working with SNA, SDLC, SNADS, APPC, APPN followed by Token Ring, Ethernet, and TCP/IP taught strong communications troubleshooting skills.

  • IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 5: Starting the System - Clark Heiser

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    IBM i System Administration Bootcamp Session 5

    Topics

    • Methods to initiate IPL
      • IPL manual vs auto
    • A/B/D mode IPL
    • Abnormal IPLs
      • Causes
    • CHGIPLA
    • Custom Startup jobs
    • System-level SRC codes and the Control panel / HMC

    Clark Heiser

    Senior Software Developer, PC Richard & Son

    Clark Heiser is a Senior Software Developer at PC Richard & Son. Clark is skilled in IBM i, IBM DB2, Retail, Stored Procedures. Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts focused in Mathematics earned concurrently from Herbert H. Lehman College.