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Wednesday, May 22 • 8:00am - 9:00am
41CE OPEN LAB: Integrated File System and File Servers

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This is a work-at-your-own-pace open lab. Get hands-on experience with the integrated file system and file servers using "green screen" commands and IBM Navigator for i. The following modules are offered in this open lab: Accessing IFS - General Accessing IFS - ASPs Who's Using My Object? Copying in the IFS - Authority Considerations IFS Journaling IFS Security IFS Remote File Systems: NFS, QNTC, QFileSvr.400 Using RTVDIRINF/collect folder attributes results Each topic has exercises for you to perform. Come give them a try and ask questions. Or stop in and try your own thing with the experts here to help you.

Learning Objectives:

Each module provides a different learning experience. Listed below are the activities/concepts you should be familiar with after completing each module. Accessing IFS - General Learn how to define an IBM i Netserver to define file share, map a network drive, and work with file system objects using the mapped drive. Accessing IFS

- ASPs Learn how to create/delete a user-defined file system, mount and un-mount a file system, and work with user-defined file systems. Includes both basic and independent ASPs. Who's Using My Object? Learn how to determine which jobs are using a specific object, what objects are being used by a specific job, and how to investigate "object in use" errors. Copying in the IFS

- Authority Considerations Learn various authority considerations such as owner, primary group, user profile, and public authority using different copy functions and when creating a new directory. IFS Journaling Learn different aspects of journaling objects in the IFS such as start/end journa

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Margaret Fenlon

Software Engineer, IBM
Margaret started working for IBM in 1983 on the S/36. From 1986-1994 she worked in various areas of what is now the IBM i including Authorization Management support of POSIX and the integrated file system. She worked on the port of SAP R/3 from 1994-1997. In 1998 Margaret joined the... Read More →

Wednesday May 22, 2019 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Fantasy Tower Castle A-C
  • Level All
  • Operating System IBM i
  • Audience Anyone that accesses objects in the integrated file system either through IBM i applications, the "green screen", or from a client. This includes system administrators and application developers.