Recorded On: 08/26/2020
How do you PTF ? How do you determine if your system has the latest PTFs on it ? There are several options of course! But not to go about things the easy way, lets toss a wrench in the mix... I want to see if my partition is on the latest PTFs, BUT, this partition does not have access to the Internet! Now what ? Leveraging 3 part naming, you have a magic solution. In this session we will be looking at using 3 part naming to build a 'service' that can call to the IBM Service Planning Web Page, and compare to the list of PTFs currently on your partition and show you what missing.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Scott is an avid runner and enjoys cooking.